This webinar will discuss non-immigrant visas related to employment-based immigration and the rules governing the accrual of unlawful presence and dual intent for those visas.
To learn more about the special rules on inadmissibility grounds and waivers that apply to VAWA self-petitioners, join CLINIC attorneys Susan Schreiber and Kristina Karpinski for a 90 minute webinar addressing these issues.
Now that the Child Status Protection Act has been part of our immigration law for nine years, you probably know all the basics: locking in immediate relative status; making adjusted age calculations for second preference beneficiaries and derivatives; and satisfying the one-year filing requirements. But there are several new twists and updates on the CSPA front that you should be aware of. For example, are you familiar with: · The three new federal court decisions interpreting the CSPA's effective date, attaching the original priority date to an aged-out derivative beneficiary,
Are you confused as to exactly when your client can retain an earlier priority date? What about the consequences of the petitioner's naturalizing or the beneficiary's marrying? What do you need to do when the derivative beneficiary ages out? If a petition is terminated or revoked, can it ever be reinstated?
Held on December, 6, 2011.
Held on November 17, 2011.
What are the benefits of naturalization group application workshops? How can you plan for a successful event? This webinar discusses workshop models and approaches; planning for a workshop; and stages of the workshop event. Speakers also provide tips for working with the media and recruiting volunteers. The presenters are Laura Burdick, Naturalization Project Coordinator, CLINIC and Lizette Marquez-Escobedo, National Director of Civic Engagement, NALEO Educational Fund.
Held on November 11, 2011.
How do you ensure your case management systems are working effectively? How do you ensure the quality of your immigration work before it is filed? How can you ensure your program is providing quality immigration services? In this 90 minute webinar, we will discuss the importance of case management and legal supervision in your immigration program.
Held on September 12, 2011. This webinar discusses several key strategies for helping vulnerable applicants overcome barriers in the naturalization process. Topics include disability waivers, reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, due consideration on the citizenship test, and fee waivers for low-income applicants. The presenters are Laura Burdick, Naturalization Project Coordinator, CLINIC; Alla Shagalova, Associate Director, Immigration Services, Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society; and Amy Tenney, Immigration Legal Services Staff Attorney, World Relief.
Held on October 13, 2011
CLINIC Capacity Building staff address the top ten most frequent challenges facing immigration legal service programs across the nation. Topics include how to develop a fee schedule, how to minimize risk, and how to create an efficient and effective case management system. Resources will be provided for each issue, and staff will provide tips for tackling these common challenges.
Leya Speasmaker and Helen Chen are the presenters for this webinar.
Held March 3, 2011.