Basic Immigration Law Course

Several training centers throughout the U.S. conduct the Basic Immigration Law course, which is built on a curriculum developed by the ILRC and utilizes our publication, A Guide for Immigration Advocates. Please contact the sites below for questions related to course overviews, dates, and registration.

Enrollment Advisory: Trainings described on this page are primarily intended for legal professionals who work for non-profit agencies seeking BIA accreditation. Where appropriate, the organizers of each training may determine additional admission standards that include paralegal students, legal advocates, service professionals and attorneys in private practice.  Please consult directly with the host of the course to find out more details.

Location

Details

Akron, PA

 

Mennonite Central Committee, U.S.
Instructor: Saulo Padilla
Phone: (717) 859-1151
immigration.mcc.org/education/immigrationtraining

 

Aurora, CO

IMMIGRANT PATHWAY Institute 2015: Minneapolis
August 10-14, 2015
EFCA
901 East 78th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55420

IMMIGRANT PATHWAY Institute 2015: Atlanta
November 30-December 4, 2015
Location: TBD

Immigrant Hope
Coordinator: Benjamin Johnson
Phone: (612) 516-5422
immigrant.pathway@immigranthope.org

Details:http://immigranthope.org/ipi

 

Camden, NJ

Camden Center for Social Justice
Instructor: Carole Wood
Phone: (856) 583-2950
carole.wood@camdendiocese.org

 

Chicago, IL

 

Illinois Coalition for Immig/Refugee Rts
Instructor: Fred Tsao
Phone: (312) 332-7360 x213
ftsao@icirr.org
www.icirr.org

 

Des Moines, IA

 

Midwest Immigration Legal Project
Instructor: James Benzoni
Phone: (515) 271-5730
www.midwestlegalimmigrationproject.com

 

Baltimore, MD

Wesley Seminary Church Based Immigrant Ministry Course
June 1 - 5, 2015
Indiana Wesleyan University, 1900 W. 50th Street, Marion, IN
Register: http://immigrantministrycourse2015.eventzilla.net/
 

World Relief
Coordinator: Brittany Gwynn
Phone:  (443) 451-1992
bgwynn@wr.org

 

Los Angeles

 

Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles
Instructor: Greg Simons
Phone: (213) 353-3919
www.chirla.org

 

New York, NY (Metro)

Hostos Community College
Instructor: TBD
Phone: (718) 518-6656
www.hostos.cuny.edu

 

New York, NY (Metro)

CUNY School of Professional Studies
Coordinator: Dawn Picken
Phone (646) 664-8602
www.sps.cuny.edu

 

New York, NY (Metro)

 

Scalabrini Center NYC
Instructor: TBD

 

San Diego, CA

 

Southwestern Community College
Instructor: Kathy Mautino & Donald Sheppard
www.swccd.edu

 

Sites without a Recurring Schedule

San Francisco, CA

City College of San Francisco — Legal/Paralegal Studies
Instructor: Adria-Ann McMurray
www.ccsf.edu

 

San Jose, CA

Evergreen Valley College — School of Business
Instructor: Merle Kahn
Phone: (408) 274-7900 x6434
www.evc.edu

 

Washington, DC (Metro)

 

Northern Virginia Community College
Instructor: Melanie Nezer
www.nv.cc.va.us