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Introduction to Immigration Law Practice: A Course for New Practitioners

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This two-day training provides the new immigration practitioner with an overview of immigration law concepts and the practice skills necessary to be an effective advocate. Through large group presentations, skits, and small group exercises, participants learn about rights and remedies under immigration law, the functions of the different government agencies that carry out immigration law, and the fundamentals of interviewing clients, preparing applications, and staying up-to-date on the law.  Topics covered include the family-based petition process, adjustment of status, consular processing, inadmissibility and deportability concepts and select grounds, naturalization and BIA accreditation.  The trainers for this program are CLINIC attorneys Tatyana Delgado, Ilissa Mira and Susan Schreiber.

Space is limited to 50 participants. The deadline for registration is February 7 or sooner if registration is filled.  For registration information contact Jonathan Cochrane-Braswell at

Training Site: The John Marshall Law School is located in downtown Atlanta.  For driving directions, check the Law School website at  If you are using public transportation, take the MARTA to the Arts Center Station.   

Hotel Reservations:

There are a number of hotels within a mile of the training site, including the following:  

  •     Artmore Hotel, 1302 W. Peachtree St. NW (404-876-6100) (.3 miles)
  •     Residence Inn - Atlanta Midtown,  1365 W. Peachtree St. NW (404-522-0950) (.4 miles)
  •     Marriot Atlanta Midtown Suites, 35 14th St. NE (404 -876-8888) (.6 miles)
  •    Hyatt Atlanta Midtown, 125 10th Street NE (404-443-1234) (1 mile)

You can contact these or other hotels directly or look for reduced rates on travel websites. 

*Georgia attorneys seeking CLE credit will be charged $5.00 per credit hour payable to CLINIC, which CLINIC will then pay to the State Bar

February 12th, 2014 8:45 AM   through   February 13th, 2014 4:45 PM
Blackburn Conference Center
John Marshall Law School
1405 Spring St.
Atlanta, GA 30309
United States

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In-person training
Per person Affiliates Programs $ 235.00
Per person Non-profit Staff $ 260.00
Per person Private Attorneys and Staff $ 390.00
($50 fee per person for more than 3 attendees from the same office site (Affiliates and Non-profits only) $ 50.00

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