PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT PROTOCOL FOR ASYLUM
forensic psychology experts to become familiar with the terms and ... Key Words: Asylum, Immigration, Psychological Assessment. Copyright ..... Unlike other legal proceedings, hearings in federal immigration courts tend to be more ..... persons involved and recommendations for consideration by the court, not opinions ...
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HERE - Judy Eidelson, Ph.D.
May 9, 2014 ... Psychological Assessment, and Supervision. 2014-Present ... Filone, S., & Eidelson, J. (2015) Role of Forensic Evaluators in Immigration Court Proceedings : Overview ... Mental Health Issues in LGBT Refugees and Asylum.
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Download Sufficiently Safeguarded? - Boston University
May 10, 2016 ... Absent a Psychiatric Evaluation, Immigration Judges. Are Equating .... immigration legal services to asylum-seekers and detained noncitizens in Massachusetts. At the PAIR ... law regarding mental competency issues in criminal proceedings is well ..... Pol'y & L. 381 (2003) (providing case study of forensic.
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Matter of JSS-, 26 I&N Dec. 679 (BIA 2015) - US Department
Nov 2, 2015 ... mental competency issues raised in immigration proceedings. ... three separate forensic evaluations to determine his capacity to understand .... The respondent does not dispute that he is ineligible for asylum because he has ...
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Memory and Its Implications for Asylum - Suffolk University
Teleconferendng in Asylum Removal Hearings, 22 GEO. IMMIGR. L.J. 259, 265- 66 (2008) ... the numerous factors that should be taken into consideration. An asylum ..... A case example of a psychological evaluation conducted by the Law and. Psychiatry ..... consistency of recall during asylum proceedings). 56 Id. at 326-27.
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Guidelines for Children's Asylum Claims - USCIS
Mar 21, 2009 ... child asylum applicants, as well as considerations for the legal analysis ... Method of Evaluation ... Symposium: Child Abuse, Psychological Research On Children As. Witnesses: Practical Implications Forensic Interviews And Courtroom ... Representing Children in Child Protective Proceedings: Ethical and .
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amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief - Justice For Rasmea!
Jun 19, 2015 ... B. The psychological effects of torture cause victims to adopt coping strategies ..... Independent Forensic Expert Group, Statement on Virginity Testing, ... D. Silove, The Global Challenge of Asylum, in Broken Spirits: The Treatment of ..... Notably, the Eighth Circuit has held that, in immigration proceedings,.
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E x a min i n g - Canadian Academy of Psychologists in Disability
tioners in conducting evaluations of asylum applicants. It is not intended ... I n t e rnational Forensic Program and Vincent Iacopino, M.D., Ph.D., is. Senior Medical .... a health professional who is sensitive to c ro s s - c u l t u r a l issues and interper- ...... immigration judge for adjudication in removal proceedings. A re f e rr a l.
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Children in Immigration Proceedings: Child Capacities and Mental
May 11, 2015 ... A. Considerations Related to Children, Child Capacities, and Mental Competency in .... Forms of Relief: Asylum and Withholding of Removal . ..... instances, a Forensic Competency Evaluation when the initial Judicial ...
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Children in Immigration Proceedings: Concepts of Capacity and
B. Guidance for Distinguishing Child Capacities from Other Issues of Concern . .... Seeking a Mental Health or Forensic Assessments as Protective Action . .... “ Children in Immigration Proceedings: Child Capacities and Mental Competency in .... Potermin, Maria Past Persecution, Mental Illness and Humanitarian Asylum: ...
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Forensic Psychology - American Psychological Association
Forensic psychologists serve the public by conducting assessments and psychotherapy, performing research, and ... skills to assess and diagnose people facing civil commitment proceedings. They also likely ..... Considerations for the cross-cultural evaluation of refugees and asylum seekers. .... Competence in Immigration.
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The Role of Mental Health Professionals in Political Asylum
Mental health professionals with expertise in asylum law and refugee trauma can ... migration court removal proceedings to eject them .... cultural considerations can be used to good effect ... Forensic Assessment of PTSD and Malingering.
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Central American Victims of Gang Violence as Asylum Seekers: The
Nov 2, 2010 ... Forensic psychiatrists may be asked to provide mental health assessment in immigration cases. In this article, an example of a Central ...
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here - Harvard Immigration & Refugee Clinical Program
special considerations that children's asylum claims raise. .... not to relive their trauma,”31 the Guidelines emphasize that asylum officers must “evaluate the child's words from a child's ... immigration court even if the child is in removal proceedings.45 ..... depression, which can be documented by forensic psychologists.
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Age assessment practices: a literature review & annotated - Unicef
Forensic anthropology and other medical assessments of age . .... treated as an adult rather than a child or juvenile in criminal proceedings, and when ... instead be afforded consideration of his/her maturity and capacity, guarantees of due ... If their age is disputed they will often enter adult asylum determination processes.
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Order - ACLU of Southern California
Oct 29, 2014 ... in immigration proceedings, shall include Judicial Competency Inquiries,. Forensic Competency Evaluations and Competency Reviews. See ... into consideration whether any transfer will cause further deterioration of the .... the mental health assessment and any other available information, the qualified ...
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Asylum Grant Rates Following Medical Evaluations of Maltreatment
Political asylum Refugee health Maltreatment Immigration policy Global health ... has initiated removal proceedings (either because cases were not approved by ... Roles for Medical and Psychological Evaluations in the Asylum Adjudication Process ... a motion to reopen cases that previously lacked forensic documentation.
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Deportation by Default - American Civil Liberties Union
Jul 31, 2010 ... Mental Disability, Unfair Hearings, and Indefinite .... To ensure fair immigration proceedings for people with mental disabilities: . .... had “a lot of mental issues. ... asylum in the US, economic migrants who have entered the country .... supply information from evaluations to the court—even when the court ...
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Detriment of the Doubt: Age Assessment of Unaccompanied Asylum
Dec 5, 2015 ... Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children ... to determine which immigration procedures and rules need to be followed.8 This ... the best interests of the child shall be a primary consideration in all actions and ... their psychological maturity. .... In asylum proceedings, the rationale behind the conduct of age ...
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Journal of Law and Policy - Brooklyn Law School
Dec 5, 2012 ... DISTANCE) IN FORENSIC AUTHORSHIP ANALYSIS ... contains its proceedings. ... linguists who evaluate and compare stylistic regularity and .... of the case, an asylum case in immigration court; responses to .... study was in part driven by these considerations. ...... We used essays written by psychology.
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