Introduction to Immigration Law

This two-day training provides the new immigration practitioner with an overview of immigration law concepts and the practice skills necessary to be an effective advocate.

This six-week training provides the new immigration practitioner with an overview of immigration law concepts and the practice skills necessary to be an effective advocate. Through readings, webinars, and exercises, participants will learn key concepts and remedies in immigration law and the functions of the different government agencies that carry out the law.

This two-day training provides the new immigration practitioner with an overview of immigration law concepts and the practice skills necessary to be an effective advocate

In celebration of the Year of Consecrated Life, the Religious Immigration Services (RIS) Section of CLINIC will be hosting a one-day Legal Workshop Training on Religious Immigration Law.

Almost all family-based and some employment-based petitioners must file the Form I-864 Affidavit of Support to show the intending immigrant is not likely to become a public charge.

If you want to learn about immigration law and are ready for a new, accelerated e-learning experience, CLINIC’s latest e-course, Comprehensive Overview of Immigration Law, was designed with you in mind.

In this webinar, CLINIC attorneys Kristina Karpinski and Susan Schreiber will review the variety of legal issues and complications related to LPR travel.

President Obama recently moved to normalize relations between the United States and Cuba by lifting trade restrictions and softening the travel ban. How will these efforts affect Cubans currently in the United States and those planning on coming?

How do I document compensation when the beneficiary is a member of a religious order and has taken a vow of poverty? Does time spent outside the U.S. count toward the 5 year limitation for R-1 status? What do I do when CBP admits my R-1 client for a shorter or longer period than the time granted by USCIS on the I-129 approval? What is the USCIS Fraud Unit looking for during a site visit? Does work outside the U.S. count towards the two years of continuous qualifying work immediately before filing the I-360 petition?

Eligibility for adjustment of status should be straightforward, but we all know that is not always the case. With expanding definitions of "admission," new opportunities for advance parole, greater eligibility for "surviving relatives," and derivative family members who may qualify for 245(i) without establishing physical presence, you may encounter complicated legal and procedural issues in proving that your client qualifies to adjust.

This four week e-learning course is designed for practitioners who will be counseling or representing unaccompanied children who are now in removal proceedings.

As an immigration advocate, you know the road to case approval can be long and bumpy: RFEs for documents already submitted or irrelevant, erroneous case denials, long-delayed case adjudications, immigration visa denials based on improper legal standards - the list of problems goes on and on. What remedies exist to address these problems and how can CLINIC help you in the process? When and how should you contact the CIS Ombudsman Office or inquire about a legal issue with the Department of State through Legalnet?

Can an application for TPS be approved if filed after the initial registration period? What evidence needs to be submitted to prove continuous residence? How will my client's criminal conviction impact his application? Is someone with TPS maintaining lawful status for purposes of adjustment of status?

This two-day training conference is designed for legal workers and attorneys who work with refugees, asylees and their families on immigration law matters.

In Person Training - Atlanta, Georgia. Through large group presentations, skits, and small group exercises, participants learn about rights and remedies under immigration law, the functions of the different government agencies that carry out immigration law,and the fundamentals of interviewing clients, preparing applications, and staying up-to-date on the law.

This two-day training provides the new immigration practitioner with an overview of immigration law concepts and the practice skills necessary to be an effective advocate.

September 26, 2013
Humanitarian Parole 

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time
Cost: $50; $25 for CLINIC Affiliates paying annual dues