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Introduction to Immigration Law

CLINIC's 17th Annual Convening

Looking to expand your knowledge of immigration law hot topics and best practices in program management? CLINIC's annual Convening is the premier event for those seeking to deepen their capacity to support immigrants. Gather with fellow advocates and service providers, share strategies, and enhance your expertise to build welcoming communities!

E-Learning Course - Introduction to Immigration Law Practice: A Course for New Practitioners

This six-week e-learning course 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.

Webinar: All About LPRs and Travel Abroad

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

Webinar: All About Cubans

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?

Immigration Advocates Network’s Third Annual e-Conference: Cutting Edge Issues in Immigration Law

The Immigration Advocates Network (IAN) is excited to announce its third annual e-Conference, “Cutting Edge Issues in Immigration Law,” from November 3 to November 7, 2014.

11th Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference

Georgetown University Law Center
Bernard P. McDonough Hall
Hart Auditorium
600 New Jersey Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001   Tuesday, October 21, 2014
9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.   Register Here Online Registration: $75

Select Issues in Religious Immigration

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?

Adjustment of Status from the Agency's Perspective

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.

Representing Unaccompanied Children: What To Do and How To Do It

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

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