Advocacy Day is Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
Get ready for your day on Capitol Hill! Kevin Appleby, Director of USCCB's Office of Migration Policy and Public Affairs and Allison Posner, CLINIC's Director of Advocacy will speak about the Church's position on immigration reform and how to frame your "asks" when speaking with your representatives. We will also review the agenda for Advocacy Day and provide practical tips about getting around the Hill and what to expect from the day.
Held on May 7, 2013.
This webinar training focuses on how to obtain a fee waiver for a naturalization applicant who is unable to pay the USCIS application fee. We discuss the fee waiver eligibility criteria, the application process with the Form I-912, and the documentation requirements. We also discuss problems or pitfalls that may arise and how to avoid these, as well as special considerations for completing fee waiver applications at naturalization group processing workshops.
Legislation was introduced in the Senate today that would create a pathway to citizenship for most of the undocumented persons living in the United States. It would also overhaul the family-based immigration system, create new opportunities for guest workers and other nonimmigrants, and impose heightened border, interior, and workplace enforcement. Listen as CLINIC staff summarizes the most important parts of the proposed legislation on this free, one-hour webinar. Bring your questions and reflect on how the CIR might affect the immigration services your agency pr
Join us for CLINIC’s kick-off webinar for Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR) preparation in 2013, the first in a series. This free webinar training covers the application process and requirements for Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) recognition and accreditation. We also discuss the latest BIA developments, including the new FAQ sheet released by the BIA, training requirements for staff, and issues the BIA is analyzing before submitting proposed changes to recognition and accreditation regulations.
Who qualifies for voluntary departure and what are the advantages and disadvantages of a grant of "VD"? Whether or not you represent clients in removal proceedings, you will certainly have clients who currently have VD, or overstayed a grant of VD and now want to know what if any impact that has on eligibility for another immigration benefit. To learn about eligibility for voluntary departure, time limits, establishing compliance, reopening VD orders, and consequences for failure to depart, join CLINIC attorneys Sarah Bronstein and Susan Schreiber for a review of all mat
Held on February 6, 2013.
January 23, 2013
This webinar discussed the recent final regulation implementing the provisional waivers for unlawful presence.
Held on January 8, 2013.
Your client isn't sure what happened at the border when she tried to enter several years ago and didn't succeed. How do you determine what actually occurred at the border?