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On September 17, the the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) announced a new, proposed rule governing recognition and accreditation. When finalized, date yet unknown, the new rule will have a significant impact on the charitable immigration legal field. Don’t miss this opportunity to see the future of your profession and learn how to become involved in CLINIC’s advocacy efforts to make recognition and accreditation benefit low-income immigrants seeking your services.

Will a false statement to a government official or on an immigration application always have a negative immigration consequence? What if a client misrepresented his immigration status to get a job or on an application for a loan? What if a client claimed to be a U.S. citizen when registering to vote? Will a false statement made by a child or by an adult on behalf of a child have a consequence? How does providing false testimony affect an application for naturalization?

Are you interested in creating or strengthening an English as a Second Language or citizenship test preparation program? Are you wanting to use volunteer teachers yet are unsure of how to train and retain quality instructors? Join us for this webinar as we learn the nuts and bolts of staffing your program along with tricks and tips to effectively train and keep high-quality teachers.

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. In this webinar we will discuss issues related to the affidavit of support, including financial eligibility requirements, measuring household size and income, use of assets and joint sponsors, obligations of sponsors, and exceptions to the filing requirements.

What do I do when the only BIA representative on staff decides to leave our program without anyone else authorized to practice and continue representing the existing caseload? What’s involved in hiring our nonprofit’s first attorney on staff? What needs to be done if the new Program Director doesn’t know immigration law? What can be done proactively or reactively if we lose our one big grant?

Do you know how to help your clients with disabilities to naturalize? Watch this free recorded webinar on the special provisions in the law for people with disabilities such as reasonable accommodations, disability waivers, and oath waivers. Topics covered include eligibility, the application process, and practice tips. We also provide case examples and answer some frequently asked questions.