New York Consolate of St Lucia to host Immigration Forum on Nov. 19

New York Consolate of St Lucia to host Immigration Forum on Nov. 19

consulatePRESS RELEASE – In the wake of several developments in U.S. immigration reform, the Consulate General of Saint Lucia in New York will be hosting an open forum on Thursday, November 19, 2015, from 7:00 p.m. at Saint Lucia House, 438 E 49th Street, Brooklyn, New York.

The Forum will feature Saint Lucian attorney Janice S. Edwards, who will lead a discussion on changes in U.S. immigration law and offer her expertise on matters such as obtaining a green card or permanent resident status, and green card renewal. In addition, she will provide details on Deferred Action of Childhood Arrival (DACA).

Ms. Edwards has roots in the towns of Laborie and Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia, and is widely known as a conscientious and compassionate legal advocate. She regularly counsels clients in a variety of areas including immigration, family, and matrimonial law. She is licensed to practice in the State of New York, as well as in the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

A member of the New York City Bar Association, Ms. Edwards has performed pro bono work for the Uncontested Divorce Program in Kings County and the Haitian Immigration Legal Assistance Program (HILAP).

The Forum will feature a presentation by the Mayor’s Office, on the IDNYC Municipal identification card program. With the winter season quickly approaching, attendees will also have the opportunity to get an annual flu vaccination at no cost.

All Saint Lucian nationals and interested parties in the tri-state region are urged to attend. For further information, please contact the Consulate General at [email protected], or 212.697.9360, ext. 203.


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