Immigration Services for Victims of Crimes & U Visas

Start Time/Date: 9:00 AM Wednesday, December 9, 2020
End Time/Date: 12:00 PM Wednesday, December 9, 2020
ADDRESS: Webinar via Zoom

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Immigration Services for Victims of Crimes & U Visas
Virtual via Zoom Meeting
December 9, 2020 | 9 AM – 12 AM
PCCD Training Hour Approval: 3
Registration fee: $0


Presenter: HIAS Pennsylvania & Justice at Work (joint presentation)
This training will give an overview of immigration services for victims of crime and how to provide coordinated comprehensive services. This includes compensation assistance and referrals for language and culturally appropriate counseling services. This presentation will also cover the U visa, U-Domestic Violence visa, and will help define and recognize trafficking. This will include a focus on labor trafficking and temporary guest worker programs and avenues of relief for labor trafficking victims, especially T visas and civil litigation.
HIAS PA is a non-profit agency that provides legal, resettlement, citizenship, and supportive services to immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers from all backgrounds in order to ensure their fair treatment and full integration into American society. HIAS Pennsylvania advocates for just and inclusive practices.  From their first steps on American soil to the oath of citizenship, HIAS Pennsylvania helps immigrants navigate the complexities of American society and its legal system. Our work across spans legal, social support, and citizenship services. We also advocate for immigrant issues and rights and educate the community about immigration.

Justice at Work supports low-wage workers as they pursue economic and social justice through the provision of free legal services, community education, and advocacy. Formerly known as Friends of Farmworkers, “JAW” now provides services across the state of Pennsylvania and has offices located in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. 


Registration closes on December 1, 2020. This course is open to all victim service providers, including attorneys. Class size is limited to 90 attendees. Any materials, plus the Zoom link, will be sent the week before the training.


Although there is no fee, please still contact the Training Consultant with cancellations at

Questions or Concerns  

Please contact Amy Smulktis, Restitution & Victim/Witness Consultant at if you need additional information.

Pennsylvania District Attorneys Institute
2929 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110