Introduction to Immigration Law and Practice: A Course for New Practitioners
Location: Hartford, CT
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 Jennie Guilfoyle.
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.
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To register, go to http://clinic.kintera.org/hartford2009 .
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