Recorded Webinars

Our recorded webinars offer you the convenience of viewing training sessions that you had to miss due to a conflict in your schedule. The recorded version of each webinar includes the video and audio portion, as well as the other materials in PDF format.

ILRC recorded webinars are now available on demand! This new offering is intended to:

  • Provide you with quick, convenient access to our recorded webinars; and
  • Save you money by avoiding any shipping charges.

We no longer offer recorded webinars on CD.

How does the on demand process work?

Place your order online and you will receive an order confirmation.

  • Next, login here, enter your user name and password, and you will be able to view the recorded webinar directly from your account.
  • There is no limit to the number of times that you can view the recording. 
  • You can also stop the recording, log out, and log back in at a later date & time to continue viewing.
  • All of the materials can be downloaded.
  • The recorded webinar file cannot be downloaded.

Refer to the list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for more details.

Please note that viewing a recorded webinar is an activity that is approved for self-study credit, and you should record the credit on your Personal MCLE Log. No certificate of attendance will be issued for this self-study activity. Please contact your State Bar for more information on self-study activities.

If you have questions about recorded webinars, please contact us at seminars@ilrc.org.

07/24/2013
Recorded Webinars

This webinar will address the latest Supreme Court decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). The discussion will include a brief look at what the Supreme Court decision did and didn’t do, followed by an overview of implications for the immigration practitioner.

ILRC Recorded Webinars
05/23/2013
Recorded Webinars

This webinar covers various topics of good moral character. We will discuss discretionary and statutory bars to proving good moral character and the balance test that CIS must employ when deciding if an applicant who is not statutorily ineligible has good moral character. In this discussion, we will cover how failure to register for the selective service, failure to pay child support, failure to file income taxes, DUIs and other issues affect one’s naturalization application. This webinar is appropriate for practitioners who are new to naturalization, as well as those who are experienced and need a review or fine-tuning.

ILRC Recorded Webinars
05/09/2013
Recorded Webinars

Are you an advocate who wants to learn more about representing clients in removal proceedings? Do you want to represent your clients with the confidence that comes from a better understanding of the Immigration Court practices and procedures? This webinar offers an overview of removal proceedings, and will provide you with the skills to successfully defend your client before the Immigration Court.

ILRC Recorded Webinars
05/02/2013
Recorded Webinars

This webinar will cover the latest updates in criminal immigration law, with a specific focus on the categorical approach.  We will discuss  the implications of Descamps v. United States, a U.S. Supreme Court case that is considering whether a federal court may supply a missing element of a crime, using what is called the “modified categorical approach,”  if a decision has been issued by the Court. We’ll also examine the implications of Chaidez v. U.S., a U.S. Supreme Court case involving post-conviction relief.

ILRC Recorded Webinars
04/25/2013
Recorded Webinars

This webinar will focus on cutting-edge and complex issues in U visa cases, including updates on crimes and conduct that might trigger a denial, revocation, deportability, derivative issues related to marriage or qualifying family status, and the latest in adjudications and best practices.

ILRC Recorded Webinars
04/18/2013
Recorded Webinars

The asylum clock calculates a mandatory 180-day waiting period before an asylum applicant can receive work authorization. This webinar will discuss the legal underpinnings of the “clock,” current policies and procedures around calculating the 180 days that will affect your client’s eligibility for employment authorization. This webinar will provide updates to EOIR’s policy for cases in Immigration Court and current litigation regarding this policy.

04/11/2013
Recorded Webinars

This webinar will cover the latest developments for representing clients in VAWA self-petitioning, VAWA adjustment of status, or VAWA cancellation cases, as well as motions to reopen based on VAWA-eligibility and strategies for prosecutorial discretion in removal proceedings.

ILRC Recorded Webinars
04/04/2013
Recorded Webinars

This webinar will examine the legal authority and limits of immigration enforcement in the context of local law enforcement cooperation with ICE through immigration detainers (also called ICE holds) and ICE’s Fugitive Operations Teams. It will provide practitioners with tips on how to file and litigate a motion to suppress in immigration proceedings to challenge the legal violations that may have occurred. We will address other actions that practitioners may take outside of immigration court such as filing habeas corpus petitions. Finally, we’ll cover litigation strategies to create leverage for obtaining a U Visa certification for "false imprisonment."

ILRC Recorded Webinars
03/28/2013
Recorded Webinars

This webinar is intended for legal service providers familiar with the basics of the family visa petition (I-130) process and interested in a more advanced discussion regarding the CSPA’s role in that process. During our presentation, we will review how the CSPA protects immediate relatives, including the effects of not only the 21st birthday of the beneficiary at issue, but also their marriage/divorce or the naturalization of the petitioner. We will also cover how to calculate the CSPA age of a preference category beneficiary, including several participatory examples. We’ll review how the visa bulletin is involved in this and when and how visa regression affects the CSPA age.  Finally, we’ll examine the rules regarding the recapturing of priority dates and how the CSPA may protect asylee derivatives.

ILRC Recorded Webinars
03/14/2013
Recorded Webinars

Join us for a special webinar focusing on assisting victims of workplace crimes in obtaining U nonimmigrant status. We will discuss qualifying crimes, federal and state certifying agency protocols, and the issues that arise specifically in these types of cases.

ILRC Recorded Webinars
02/27/2013
Recorded Webinars

This webinar seeks to provide practitioners with a practical overview of how the Hague Convention changes the rules of adoption and will cover the following topics: Convention Adoptions, Non-Convention Adoptions and Family Petitions (I-130 after the ratification); how the Inter-Country Adoption Act impacts adoptions for children residing in the US; how the Inter-country Adoption Act affects legal custody for children residing in the US; the role of the immigration attorney for Hague Convention Adoptions; Central Authorities: How to identify them and how to work with them; review of the flow chart provided by the US Central Authority for Incoming and Outgoing Cases; and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and the Hague Adoption Convention.

ILRC Recorded Webinars
02/14/2013
Recorded Webinars

This training is for intermediate to advanced immigration attorneys who handle family based and removal cases, and is specifically geared to help immigration practitioners understand the tax issues that may affect their clients’ cases. During this webinar, you will learn how to recognize suspect tax returns as well as tax issues that will cause problems in cancellation of removal, adjustment of status, consular processing and naturalization cases.

ILRC Recorded Webinars
12/19/2012
Recorded Webinars

While juvenile delinquency is not an automatic bar to DACA, there are still open questions as to the affirmative risks of applying for DACA for applicants with juvenile records, as well as how one should proceed in disclosing a juvenile record in a DACA application.  This webinar will cover the risks of applying for DACA with certain juvenile delinquency adjudications, how to go about properly obtaining and disclosing a juvenile record in the application, and address issues of confidentiality and sealing of juvenile records.

ILRC Recorded Webinars
12/13/2012
Recorded Webinars

Approved DACA recipients and others who recently received work authorization are eligible to apply for a Social Security Number (SSN) and start filing income tax returns.  The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a refundable tax credit that is tied to a SSN and
may result in a credit to your low-income clients. Do not miss this opportunity to learn about how to help your clients claim money they are entitled to claim and protect themselves against crooked tax preparers.

ILRC Recorded Webinars
12/05/2012
Recorded Webinars

A discussion of the basic elements of an asylum claim for advocates who are new to representing clients in the asylum application process. In this webinar, we will review the legal elements of an asylum claim, and practical approaches to crafting arguments for various elements. We’ll discuss ways to argue past persecution claims, mixed motive cases, imputed political opinion and particular social group claims, and also cover the various bars to asylum.

ILRC Recorded Webinars
11/15/2012
Recorded Webinars

This advanced webinar will analyze and compare the unlawful presence bars in INA §§ 212(a)(9)(B) and  212(a)(9)(C) in detail, demonstrating when they apply, what waivers are available and what exceptions exist pursuant to CIS policy.  We’ll also touch on the application of 212(a)(9)(C) to those with prior removal orders, and discuss the relationship between 212(a)(9)(C) and reinstatement of removal under INA § 241(a)(5).

ILRC Recorded Webinars
11/07/2012
Recorded Webinars

245(i) might be a law of the past, but many of your clients may still benefit from this provision. During this webinar, we will discuss who may still benefit from 245(i) with an emphasis on who is “grandfathered” in. We will cover the various family relationships that result in 245(i) protection, with reference to USCIS policy, legal updates, and hypothetical examples.

ILRC Recorded Webinars
11/01/2012
Recorded Webinars

This webinar will cover the law governing cancellation of removal for non-permanent residents under INA § 240A(b)(1), and battered spouse/VAWA  cancellation of removal  under INA § 240A(b)(2). We will review current case law and practical tips to maximize your client’s chances of winning in Immigration Court.

ILRC Recorded Webinars
10/16/2012
Recorded Webinars

We will discuss the complex issues that come up in complicated U Visa cases, including how to deal with marriage fraud; what kinds of crimes might trigger a denial, revocation or deportability; how to deal with inadmissibility issues including crimes at the border, at adjustment for U nonimmigrants or at adjustment or consular processing for family members granted an I-929 approval; and more.

ILRC Recorded Webinars
10/10/2012
Recorded Webinars

An absence from the U.S. can affect one’s ability to naturalize in a myriad of ways. During this webinar, we will discuss the different ways in which an absence from the U.S. can affect a client’s naturalization application, including the effect upon his or her continuous residence, physical presence, abandonment of residence, and removability. We will discuss the law, important cases, and hypothetical cases.