As part of the People’s Law School Program, Managing Attorney Dawn Gerhart will be teaching a class on basic immigration at 6 pm on June 26, 2014 at the Wright Middle School, 180 McCall St., Nashville, TN 37211.  The class provides an introduction to the terms and concepts of U.S. immigration law, ways that people immigrate to the U.S., complexities and recent developments of immigration law and how to avoid potential scams.  This class is appropriate for anyone interested in learning more about the U.S. immigration system.  There is no charge for the class.  To register and for more information visit http://www.nashville.gov/Nashville-Community-Education.aspx.  Pre-registration is not necessary.

The People’s Law School is a partnership of Legal Aid Society (LAS) and the Nashville Community Education Commission.  It is a free program that provides an overview of legal issues that a typical person might face. Taught by Legal Aid Society staff and volunteer attorneys, the weekly, one-hour classes will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays at the Cohn

Learning Center, 4805 Park Avenue or at the Wright Middle School, 180 McCall St., Nashville, TN 37211.  The classes, offered May through July, will focus on a different legal topic each week.