This webinar will provide an overview of the eligibility rules, including details on assessing a client’s immigration status and eligibility. The webinar will also go over rules that are frequently misunderstood—including sponsor deeming and exceptions to the deeming rules.
Date training recorded: Mar 12, 2018
Trainer(s): Andrew Kazakes, Jessica Mark, Rebecca Watson
Sponsoring Organization(s): Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA), Inner City Law Center (ICLC)


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Do you want to help more clients get access to public benefits? The CAPI (Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants) is a critical California assistance program that many clients do not know about. CAPI provides cash assistance to low-income immigrants who are disabled and unable to work or to immigrants who are age 65 or older. Unfortunately, many eligible individuals do not know about the program, or run into barriers when attempting to prove their eligibility for CAPI. This webinar will provide an overview of the eligibility rules, including details on assessing a client’s immigration status and eligibility. The webinar will also go over rules that are frequently misunderstood—including sponsor deeming and exceptions to the deeming rules.

1 hour of general CLE.

Presenters:
Rebecca Watson, Inner City Law Center
Jessica Mark, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
Andrew Kazakes, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

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This webinar is intended to provide legal information, not legal advice, for the purposes of training only practicing attorneys. The legal information in this webinar is not intended to be a substitute for seeking personalized legal advice from an attorney licensed to practice in your jurisdiction. Further, we do not intend to create an attorney-client relationship with any listener.

CAPI: California’s Assistance Program for Immigrants who are Senior Citizens or have Disabilities


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Series: Free to the Public, Senior Legal Issues
MCLE: 1.25 hours
Last revised: Apr 5, 2019 10:49 am
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