12th Annual Family Immigration Law Conference and Tour of the Consulate
12th Annual Family Immigration Law Conference
and Tour of the Consulate
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.
Catholic Charities of Dallas, and
Diocesan Migrant and Refugee Services
November 3-4, 2010
Optional tour of the consulate on November 5 (separate registration required)
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Nov. 3: Conference Day 1
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Nov. 4: Conference Day 2
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Nov. 5: Optional Tour of the Consulate
Wyndham El Paso Airport Hotel
2027 Airway Blvd.
El Paso, TX 79925
This two-day seminar will provide updated information on selected topics in family-based immigration, including: establishing qualifying relationships for family-based petitions; consular processing; adjustment of status; Child Status Protection Act; priority date retention and conversion; widow(er) petitions; and filing effective waiver applications. Speakers include CLINIC’s Charles Wheeler and Susan Schreiber; Santiago Burciaga, Chief, Immigrant Visa Section, in Cd. Juarez; and Warren Janssen, USCIS, Cd. Juarez. The training is designed for practitioners who have experience in family-based immigration law. This is not an introductory training and is not geared to new practitioners. Please review the agenda before registering. New practitioners registering for this training are encouraged to attend CLINIC’s two-part webinar on Basics of Family-Based Immigration, which will be accessible through CLINIC’s website and will be included in the registration fee.
The tour of the consulate will take place on Friday, November 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will be limited to the first 70 registrants. The tour requires a separate registration and is open only to those who are registered for the training. No one will be allowed on the tour who has not registered by the cut-off date. No substitutions will be allowed on the day of the tour.
$235 for CLINIC members and subscribers; $705 agency cap
($50 materials charge per person for more than 3 attendees from the same office location)
$260 for other nonprofit agencies; $780 agency cap
($50 materials charge per person for more than 3 attendees from the same office address)
$390 for private attorneys and staff
$40 optional tour of the U.S. consulate in Cd. Juarez (requires separate registration)
A link to registration for the tour will be included in the confirmation email for the training.
Registration for the training includes manual and continental breakfast both days.
Lodging is available at the Wyndham El Paso Airport Hotel for $114 per day, single or double. When making the reservation, indicate you are coming to the immigration training to ensure this rate.
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. As a requirement of registration, if you are registering as staff of a community-based organization, fax a copy of your IRS 501(c)(3) letter designating your agency as a nonprofit entity to CLINIC at 415-394-8696 to the attention of Chris Ozaki. Your registration will be confirmed upon receipt of this letter. Payment is by credit card only.
For information regarding the optional consulate tour, click here.
For information on the agenda, click here.
Space is limited to 150 participants for the conference. The deadline for registering for the conference is October 29 or sooner if registration is filled. The deadline for registering for the consular tour is October 15.
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