Introduction to Immigration Law and Practice: A Course for New Practitioners
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC),
Catholic Immigration Law Project of the Archdiocese of Saint Louis, and
Saint Louis University School of Law
April 28-30, 2009
Saint Louis University Busch Student Center
#20 North Grand Blvd, Room 253A
St. Louis, MO 63103
About the training:
This three-day course for new practitioners combines a basic overview of immigration law with an introduction to the legal skills critical to becoming an effective immigration law advocate. Topics covered include: immigrating through marriage and other family relationships; the application process for permanent residence; grounds of inadmissibility; affidavits of support; remedies under the Violence Against Women Act; removal proceedings; citizenship and naturalization; and BIA recognition and accreditation. Participants will also learn about effective interviewing, doing legal research, and ethical considerations in immigration law practice. The training will be presented by CLINIC attorneys Kristina Karpinski and Susan Schreiber, with other local speakers
The training is for the staff of Catholic Charities and other community-based organizations with IRS 501(c)(3) status, and attorneys and legal worker staff of private law offices. The training is intended for legal workers and lawyers new to immigration law practice. MCLE credit is available for Missouri attorneys.
- $260 per person for staff of CLINIC affiliates; $780 cap for up to three staff/ site ($55 materials fee per person for more than 3 attendees from same office site)
- $280 per person for non-profit program staff; $840 cap for up to three staff/ site ($55 materials fee per person for more than 3 attendees from same office site)
- $400 per person for private attorneys and their staff
Space is limited. Registration will close April 20th or sooner if capacity is reached.
Only on-line registration and payment by credit card is accepted at the CLINIC web site.
For registration information call: Chris Ozaki at 415-394-9371
For additional information and a summary agenda, please open the attachment below.
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