Webinar Series: Navigating Refugee and Asylee Issues

July 7 – 21, 2021 | 2-3:30 p.m. ET | CA MCLE: 1.5 per webinar

This three-part webinar series will cover current issues in the representation of refugees and asylees. Presenters will discuss family reunification, adjustment of status, naturalization, termination and travel as they pertain to refugees and asylees. The series will cover both the law and procedure and discuss recent adjudication trends and challenges in this area.

NOTE: Access to recordings of the webinars are included with your purchase of the four-part webinar series. Your complimentary access will be available until August 21, 2021. Certificates of attendance are only issued if you attend live webinars.


Webinar 1: Refugee and Asylee Family Reunification

July 7 | 2-3:30 p.m. ET | CA MCLE 1.5

This webinar will focus on family reunification for refugees and asylees. Presenters will discuss the eligibility requirements for I-730 petitions, evidentiary issues, filing procedures and adjudication issues. The session will also cover strategies for responding to Requests for Evidence, or RFEs, and Notices of Intent to Deny, or NOIDs.


Webinar 2: Adjustment of Status for Refugees and Asylees

July 14 | 2-3:30 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. We will also cover the nunc pro tunc asylum process for applicants who lose derivative status before adjustment. Finally, the presenters will provide adjustment application completion and filing practice tips.


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

July 21 | 2-3:30 p.m. ET | CA MCLE 1.5

In this webinar presenters will discuss issues that are unique to refugees and asylees in the naturalization process. The session will also cover when and how asylum and refugee termination issues arise and strategies to represent your client when U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS, attempts to terminate status. Finally, we 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


Time of Event

02:00 pm ~ 03:30 pm

Registration Deadline

Training Prices

CLINIC Affiliates - $105

Nonprofit Agency Staff - $180

Private Attorneys and Staff - $240

Guest Speaker

Katherine Reynolds, Director, Humanitarian Law Clinic, Elon 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.