WPTI | Training

Immigrants' Rights in the World of Work


February 07, 2019, Thursday


9:30 AM - 1:00 PM


Workforce Professionals Training Institute
11 Park Place
New York, New York 10007

Registration Fee

Standard Fee: $95


Please note that there’s no automatic message sent to your email. Please allow 24 hours to receive a confirmation of the registration. If you have any questions, please email Saki Mori at

This training is a half-day session, if you have a seat package, you will be unable to use a seat for this session.

Program Description

In this course, participants will gain a better understanding of the rights, opportunities and potential pitfalls for immigrant jobseekers and workers. A general overview of immigration will be followed by an exploration of the rights of immigrants in the workplace. Topics covered include how to get a work permit, rights for those working legally and not legally, and deportation concerns and rights related to both authorized and unauthorized workers.

Upon completion of this course, participants will:

  • Learn about the rights immigrants have in the workplace;
  • Develop skills on how to assist immigrant jobseekers and workers; and
  • Create next steps for implementation.

Intended Audience

Employment Counselors/Case Managers, Employment Educators and Employment Trainers, Job Developers, Retention Specialists, Work Readiness Trainers/Instructors, Workshop Facilitators, Career Coaches, Life Skills Instructors/Facilitators, Employment Specialists, Program Supervisors and Directors


Lynn Ventura, Senior Staff Attorney, Manhattan Legal Services

Interested in registering a group?

If you would like to register a group to participate in this training, please contact Saki Mori at

Are you a provider site for a DYCD program?

Please note this training is not specific to DYCD providers and has a fee. For DYCD providers, we do offer a special registration rate of $85 per seat. Please contact Saki Mori prior to registration for the policy and fee information at


Registration / Cancellation Policy

No seat in any fee based training program can be confirmed with out payment or proof of payment/check request form. As a convenience to our customers, we will confirm an applicant for a training program if they provide an acceptable proof of payment/check request form. For example, a copy of a check request form, a copy of a purchase order or a copy of the actual check. When we receive this paperwork, we will email a confirmation to the registrant and supervisor address provided that your seat has been saved.

For any reason that you may need to cancel your registration

1) You must provide notice of cancellation 72 hours prior to the day of the training program to receive full credit toward a future WPTI training program. No refunds will be given.
2) If advance notice was not given that you will not be attending the training program for which you are registered, we regret that we cannot provide credit nor a refund.