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This category includes CLINIC produced web-based seminars on a range of immigration topics.

Recorded Webinar: Organizing a Mega Group Application Workshop for Naturalization

Is your program interested in conducting a “mega” group application workshop for naturalization?

This webinar provides an overview on the unique differences of planning and implementing a large, “mega” group application workshop for over 150 applicants.

You will learn how to plan and organize this type of event, the resources and tools you need and the considerations you make when planning for this type of workshop.

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Recorded Webinar: Applying for First-Time DOJ Recognition and Accreditation Under the New Rule - February 2018

The Department of Justice (DOJ), Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) issued new regulations for recognition and accreditation (R&A) that took effect on January 18, 2017. The new regulations made substantial changes to the requirements for R&A for the first time in decades.

Recorded Webinar: Contingency Planning for Maryland Families Affected by Immigration Enforcement

Learn about what makes Maryland  unique when it comes to contingency planning. Those participating in this webinar will learn how to properly advise resident Maryland families who are facing potential family separation and what measures they should take to care for their children. It considers custody, guardianship, powers of attorney and kinship care affidavits. Ethical issues will also are discussed. Featured speakers are Maryland attorneys Van Doan, Jon Greene, and Michael Stelmack.

Recorded Webinar: Community ID Cards A Powerful Integration Tool for all Community Members

Community-based organizations have great power and potential to enact community change at the local level. Join us as we learn from CLINIC affiliates FaithAction International House, Catholic Charities SW Ohio and La Casa de Amistad who have achieved great success in creating Community ID cards, available to anyone in their community.

Immigration Consequences of Domestic Violence Convictions

Price: $25.00

Have you ever had a client who had a restraining order against them?  Has your client ever had to take anger management classes to dispose of a criminal charge?  Recent changes in case law have expanded the definition of domestic violence used by the Board of Immigration Appeals.  Join us for a CLINIC webinar to review the circumstances under which an allegation of domestic violence may jeopardize a person’s immigration status.  Subjects reviewed will include:

Putting Out the Welcome Mat: The Power of Citizenship to Connect Receiving and Newcomer Communities

Whether through citizenship mentoring programs, citizenship ceremonies, or positive communications, there are many ways in which refugees and the receiving community can be encouraged to come together to support our nation’s newest members. This webinar featured innovative, localized examples of how citizenship is being leveraged to engage a broader cross-section of Americans and practical advice on how to collaborate with partners on similar efforts in your own community.

 

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Moving From Stranger to Neighbor: How to Incorporate Parish Volunteers into Newcomer Integration Initiatives Webinar

In part two of our series on incorporating parish volunteers into immigration-related services, we move our focus to immigrant integration. Immigrant integration occurs most successfully at the local level, particularly because a community designs its response around the local and immediate needs of its community members.

A Death in the Family: Widows and Survivor Benefits

Price: $25.00

How can a widow immigrate after the US citizen spouse dies? Does it matter if the deceased spouse had previously filed an I-130 petition? What about derivative children? What if the surviving beneficiary is in one of the preference categories? Can they apply for a waiver of the unlawful presence bar if they have to consular process?  Join us as we answer these questions and detail eligibility for relief for widows, for survivors under section 204(l), and for those seeking humanitarian reinstatement.

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