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Recorded Webinar: Spotlight on the Petitioner

Held on July 31, 2012.
What circumstances put the petitioner in the spotlight? And how do you determine if the petitioner is at risk of petition denial or being subject to criminal or immigration enforcement?

Arizona's SB 1070 at the U.S. Supreme Court

On Monday, June 25, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its 5-3 ruling on Arizona's state immigration enforcement law, SB 1070.   What did the Court hold? What does it mean? What are the potential ramifications for "copycat" laws in other states? What's next for advocacy?     Featured Panelists:

Citizenship for Elders: Issues and Options in Test Preparation

The citizenship test, especially the English language requirement, often poses a major challenge for older applicants.  How can citizenship teachers and program administrators best meet the special needs of an older learner?  What are the best strategies for success?  Join us for this webinar about promising practices in instruction and program design for elders in your community.  We will also discuss suggestions for learning activities, cultural considerations, and strategies to address common health issues.  This webinar is based on CLINIC's handbook by the same

Recorded Webinar: How Long Is Too Long: LPRs and Abandonment of Residency

Held on June 12, 2012.
How long can an LPR be out of the country before abandonment becomes a possibility? What does a long-absent LPR need to do to return to the United States? If you want to know the answers to these and other questions, join CLINIC attorneys Susan Schreiber and Charles Wheeler for a discussion on this topic.

Recorded Webinar: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

Children who have been the victims of abuse, abandonment or neglect are among the most vulnerable immigrants in our society.  These children may qualify for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), a pathway to becoming a lawful permanent resident. 

The Supreme Court Considers Arizona v. United States

On April 25, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Arizona v. United States, a case involving the legal challenge to Arizona's restrictive state immigration enforcement law "SB 1070."  The U.S.

Recorded Webinar: Confronting Thorny Ethical Issues

Held on April 30, 2012.
How should advocates handle a situation that poses an ethical dilemma? In this webinar, the presenters provide an overview of some of the ethical rules that advocates must follow.

Making Technology Work for Your Program Part 4: Network Technology Innovations

April 24, 2012
Join us for Part 4 in a four part series for a presentation of tech innovations within the CLINIC network. We'll learn about CitizenshipWorks, a program designed to assist local programs in helping clients naturalize. We'll also learn from several network affiliates about innovative ways they've used technology in their offices and how it has impacted the way they reach the public. Leya Speasmaker, Field Support Coordinator in CLINIC's Washington DC office moderates the discussion.

Making Technology Work for Your Program Part 3: Case Management Software

Join us for Part 3 in a four part series for a conversation about case management software and other database capabilities. Topics will include why to use case management software, how to choose a software package, and how best to use software in your daily work. Jack Holmgren, a Field Support Coordinator in CLINIC's San Francisco office, will moderate the discussion.