Date: Tuesday Mar 06, 2012 to Wednesday Mar 07, 2012
The Fifth Conference on Effective Representation of Refugees and Asylees
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., Church World Service, Creighton University School of Law, Elon University School of Law, Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, Human Rights First, International Rescue Committee, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, USCCB Migration and Refugee Services, World Relief and Catholic Charities of Omaha
March 6 - 7, 2012
March 8, 2011 - Optional Tour of the Nebraska Service Center
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.CST – Day One
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.CST – Day Two
8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. CST - Optional Tour
Creighton University School of Law
2500 California Plaza
(21st St. and Cass Ave.)
Omaha, NE 68178
$275 per person from affiliate and co-sponsoring agencies; $825 cap ($50 materials fee per person for more than 3 attendees from the same office location)
$300 per person for other non-profit agency staff; $900 cap
($50 materials fee per person for more than 3 attendees from the same office location)
$430 per person for private attorneys and staff
Please be sure to register under the correct category and for the correct training. All registration changes or cancellations are subject to an administrative charge of $70.00.
Training materials, continental breakfast and lunch on March 6th and 7th are included in the registration fee.
This two-day training conference is designed for legal workers and attorneys who work with refugees, asylees and their families on immigration law matters. The conference agenda includes presentations and discussions on current issues affecting refugees and asylees, including adjustment of status, obtaining derivative status for family members and other family reunification issues, security-related and criminal inadmissibility grounds, waivers of inadmissibility, and other related issues. In addition to presentations by immigration law practitioners, participants will hear from immigration officers working at USCIS headquarters, the Nebraska Service Center and other government speakers. Interested participants will also have the opportunity to tour the Nebraska Service Center and meet with staff on the morning of March 8th (separate registration is required to participate; there is an additional $20 fee if you want to take the bus to the NSC, as outlined below).
This training is for the staff of sponsoring agencies, and other community-based organizations (CBOs) with IRS (501(c) (3)) nonprofit status and private attorneys and staff. Space is limited to 100 participants. The registration deadline is Friday, February 24, 2012 or sooner if registration is filled. Your registration will be confirmed upon receipt of this letter. If you are an attorney, please include your state bar number. Payment is by credit card only. For more information on registration, contact Andres Abella at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On March 8th buses will leave at approximately 7:45 a.m. from the Embassy Suites for the Nebraska Service Center in Lincoln, and depart for the return to Omaha around 12:30. If possible, one or more buses will go directly to the Omaha airport. If you are departing Omaha by flight that day, we suggest you make reservations for a flight departing after 3:30 p.m. The fee for round-trip bus transportation is $ 20.
To view a draft agenda, please click here
A block of hotel rooms are reserved at the Embassy Suites at 555 S. 10th Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68102 at a rate of $98.00. For reservations, call 1-800-EMB-ASSY and provide the operator with the address above, the group name - CLINIC Room Block, the group code - MC3 and the $98 rate or you may make a reservation online here with the group name and code above. To receive the discounted rate, reservations must be made by February 13, 2012.
for the Fifth Conference on Effective Representation of Refugees and Asylees
|Omaha 2012 Summary Agenda.pdf||44.71 KB|
|Asylee Refugee Omaha 3 12 flier.pdf||62.65 KB|