April 24, 2012
Join us for Part 4 in a four part series for a presentation of tech innovations within the CLINIC network. We'll learn about CitizenshipWorks, a program designed to assist local programs in helping clients naturalize. We'll also learn from several network affiliates about innovative ways they've used technology in their offices and how it has impacted the way they reach the public. Leya Speasmaker, Field Support Coordinator in CLINIC's Washington DC office moderates the discussion.
Join us for Part 3 in a four part series for a conversation about case management software and other database capabilities. Topics will include why to use case management software, how to choose a software package, and how best to use software in your daily work. Jack Holmgren, a Field Support Coordinator in CLINIC's San Francisco office, will moderate the discussion.
The price of many immigration applications has risen in recent years. For those who cannot afford filing fees that can run into the hundreds and even thousands, there are some fees that may be waived. In this webinar, the presenters will discuss which fees may be waived; for whom they may be waived; and what to submit along with fee waiver applications to ensure the best chance of success. The presenters for this webinar are CLINIC Project Coordinator Laura Burdick, Training and Legal Support Attorney Jennie Guilfoyle, and Field Support Coordinator Michelle Sardone.
CLINIC hosted a webinar to train users of CLINIC's new web-based State & Local Immigration Policy Map. The Map offers CLINIC's many state-specific resources on policy proposals affecting immigrants and their families. This webinar will be free and open to the public. During this fully interactive training, participants experienced a real-time demonstration of the Map's capabilities, received step-by-step instruction in finding materials, asked questions of CLINIC's State & Local Advocacy Attorney Karen Lucas and CLINIC's C
Join us for Part 2 in a four part series as we talk about how best to use social media and outreach tech tools to increase the visibility of your program on the internet. We'll compare the current options such as blogging, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter and examine the pluses and minuses of using each one. We'll also talk about sources for tech support, particularly for non-profits.
Held on February 28, 2012.
Join us for Part 1 in a four part series as we explore quick and easy tech upgrades your program can make to improve communication and service to the community . We'll talk about technological changes coming down the pike from USCIS and why it is important to get a jump start on planning for those today. We will also hear from several members of CLINIC staff give tips on how best to access technology used by our organization to better serve our network. Leya Speasmaker, Field Support Coordinator in CLINIC's Washington D.C.
The immigration law authorizes temporary and permanent stays in the U.S. for certain employees and employment. This webinar will discuss non-immigrant visas related to employment-based immigration and the rules governing the accrual of unlawful presence and dual intent for those visas. The webinar will also provide an overview of employment-based immigrant visas. The speakers will include Scott Pollock, an attorney at Scott D.
Your VAWA self-petitioner client now has a current priority date and wants to file for adjustment of status. Does she qualify even though she has a retail theft conviction? What if she entered the U.S. with a fake passport? Or departed the U.S.
Now that the Child Status Protection Act has been part of our immigration law for nine years, you probably know all the basics: locking in immediate relative status; making adjusted age calculations for second preference beneficiaries and derivatives; and satisfying the one-year filing requirements. But there are several new twists and updates on the CSPA front that you should be aware of. For example, are you familiar with:
Retention, Revocation, Retrogression, and Reinstatement: Mastering the Four R's with Petitions and Priority Dates
Are you confused as to exactly when your client can retain an earlier priority date? What about the consequences of the petitioner's naturalizing or the beneficiary's marrying? What do you need to do when the derivative beneficiary ages out? If a petition is terminated or revoked, can it ever be reinstated?