Webinar Series: Navigating Refugee and Asylee Issues in Turbulent Times

July 16 –  30, 2020 | CA MCLE: 1.5 per webinar

Join CLINIC for a three-part webinar series on representing refugees and asylees in these challenging times. Presenters will discuss family reunification, adjustment of status, naturalization, termination and travel as they pertain to refugees and asylees. This series will focus on recent changes to the law and policy, and strategies for representing clients in light of these changes.

NOTE: Access to recordings of the webinars are included with your purchase of the three-part webinar series. Your complimentary access will be available until August 30, 2020. Certificates of attendance are only issued if you attend the live webinars.

All webinars are 90 minutes long and begin at 2 p.m. ET

Webinar 1: Refugee and Asylee Family Reunification

July 16 | 2 p.m. ET | CA MCLE 1.5

This webinar will focus on family reunification for refugees and asylees. Presenters will discuss the processing of I-730s for family members who are both inside and outside the United States. The webinar will cover issues that arise before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the consulates, as well as how to respond to common Requests for Evidence.


Webinar 2: Adjustment of Status for Refugees and Asylees

July 23 | 2 p.m. ET | CA MCLE 1.5

Special rules govern the adjustment of status to permanent residence for refugees and asylees. This webinar will focus on the eligibility requirements and procedures for adjustment of status for both principals and derivatives, including a look at special exemptions and waivers of inadmissibility grounds. Presenters will also cover the nunc pro tunc asylum process for applicants who lose derivative status before adjustment. Finally, presenters will provide adjustment application completion and filing practice tips.


Webinar 3: Naturalization, Termination and Travel Issues for Refugees and Asylees

July 30 | 2 p.m. ET | CA MCLE 1.5

This webinar will discuss issues that are unique to refugees and asylees in the naturalization process. Presenters will also discuss when and how asylum and refugee termination issues arise, and strategies to represent your client when USCIS attempts to terminate status. Additionally, presenters will discuss how your client can travel, when it is advisable for your client to travel, and potential risks and consequences of traveling while in asylee or refugee status.

Additional Information

CLE for Attorney Participants

CLINIC is authorized by the State Bar of California to provide minimum continuing legal education (MCLE) training. If you are a California attorney, you are eligible to claim 1.5 hours of MCLE credits for each live webinar you attend in our e-learning immigration law courses. To receive MCLE credit, please provide your state bar number when you register for each live webinar. You may seek self-study CLE credit for viewing any recorded webinars posted on the course website. If you are an attorney licensed in another state, please check with your state bar to determine whether this training qualifies for MCLE credit.

Type of Training

Webinar Series

Date of Event


Registration Deadline

Training Prices

CLINIC Affiliates - $105

Nonprofit Agency Staff - $180

Private Attorneys and Staff - $240

Guest Speaker

Katherine Reynolds, Interim Director, Humanitarian Immigration Law Clinic, Elon University School of Law


Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.

Payment and Cancellation

Payment by credit card only. There are no refunds for registration for a single webinar or for a webinar series.