Immigration Consequences of Crimes and Relief from Removal
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IMMIGRATION LAW TRAINING
Immigration Consequences of Crimes
Relief from Removal
CATHOLIC CHARITIES LEGAL SERVICES
ARCHDIOCESE OF MIAMI and
CATHOLIC LEGAL IMMIGRATION NETWORK, INC. (CLINIC)
January 26-27, 2010
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Day One
9 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. Day Two
9401 East Biscayne Blvd.
Miami Shores, Florida 33138
(305) 757-6241 (training site)
$ 235 per person from CLINIC Affiliates; $705 cap ($50 materials fee for each additional staff from the same office location after 3 have registered at the full registration fee)
$ 260 per person from other nonprofit programs; $780 cap ($50 materials fee for each additional staff from the same office location after 3 have registered at the full registration fee)
$ 390 per person for private attorneys and their staff
This two-day training will cover the immigration consequences of criminal arrests and convictions for people applying for adjustment, an immigrant visa, naturalization, or relief from removal. The training will describe how to obtain and decipher criminal records, how to determine if there is a conviction, and outline strategies for dealing with criminal issues. The criminal grounds of inadmissibility and deportability will be described, along with available waivers. Impact of crimes on relief from removal such as cancellation, HRIFA, asylum, and adjustment will be covered. Relief for removal and practice tips on representing juveniles in proceedings will also be discussed. Case files and exercises will be used to analyze sample crimes issues. The recent case law changing the categorical approach for crimes of moral turpitude and aggravated felonies will also be covered.
The training will be presented by Attorney Maunica Sthanki, Boston College Law School, Supervising Attorney, Post Deportation Human Rights Project, and Attorney Peggy Gleason, who is a trainer with CLINIC and a practicing attorney with Catholic Charities, Washington, D.C. CLE Applied for, including one hour ethics credit.
The training is for the staff of Catholic Charities and other community-based organizations with IRS 501(c)(3) status, and attorneys and legal staff of private law offices.
Space is limited. The deadline for registration is January 15. For more information, call Chris Ozaki at (415) 394-9371.
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For additional details, including hotel information, click here.
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