Fundamentals Track | CLINIC

Fundamentals Track

Fundamentals of Immigration Law

Trainings designed to give new practitioners a strong foundation in immigration law – recommended for those who are just getting started.

Participants who attend all eight sessions in the fundamentals track will complete CLINIC’s Introduction to Immigration Law Practice: A Course for New Practitioners. This fulfills the Department of Justice’s formal overview training requirement, the first step towards partial accreditation.

  • Introduction to Immigration Law and Family-Based Immigration
  • Inadmissibility and Deportability Concepts and Selected Grounds of Inadmissibility
  • All About Adjustment of Status
  • Consular Processing, the Affidavit of Support and Waivers of Inadmissibility 
  • Overview of Humanitarian Relief 
  • Overview of Removal Proceeding: Court is Now In Session
  • U.S. Citizenship: Acquisition, Derivation and Naturalization
  • Should I…? Ethical Considerations in Immigration Law Practice