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.

03/13/2014
Recorded Webinars

This webinar will provide an overview of how the unlawful presence inadmissibility grounds, also known as the 3-year and the 10-year bars, work. Additionally, we will review the so-called permanent bar. We will discuss in detail when and to whom each of these bars applies, and identify when they can be waived. This session is an excellent complement to our “Waivers for Unlawful Presence: the I-601 and the I-601A Provisional Waiver” webinar.

02/26/2014
Recorded Webinars

This webinar is intended for legal service providers who are new to the area of family-based immigration and will focus on the basics of the family visa petition. We will cover which relatives can qualify for family-based immigration and how they fit and move around the preference categories with events such as marriage, divorce or the naturalization petitioner. We will also review how priority dates are established, lost and recaptured, as well as the role of the visa bulletin and what happens when the visa availability date advances or regresses. We will review the various ways in which a family visa petition may get revoked and we will review the rules applying to widows and other beneficiaries when the qualifying relative dies.  The discussion will include an overview of the Child Status Protection Act.

06/06/2014
Recorded Webinars

This 90-minute session will focus on the second draft of the DACA form that was released by USCIS in April 2014. We will also address more challenging eligibility questions, practice tips on the educational requirements, and advance parole for DACA applicants.

05/07/2014
Recorded Webinars

This webinar will provide substantive information about the socio-political landscape giving rise to asylum claims for victims of violence from Mexico and Central America. We will discuss how to use country conditions research and how to work with expert witnesses in order to present this information in a persuasive manner in an asylum application. This material will be discussed in the context of the legal requirements of an asylum claim, including an overview of the particular social group ground for asylum and an in-depth analysis of the nexus requirement.

05/06/2014
Recorded Webinars

Your client is inadmissible for crimes. Now what do you do?  In many cases, you can at least apply to waive the offense under INA §212(h). This webinar will cover what can be waived under § 212(h), who can apply for a waiver, when it can be filed, the standards for granting it, and when different rules apply to some permanent residents. We will discuss how § 212(h) can be used to prevent disaster when the client cannot apply for LPR or non-LPR cancellation, as well as the limits the BIA is placing on use of the waiver. This is an intermediate-level webinar that assumes some familiarity with inadmissibility for crimes and waivers in general.

12/10/2013
Recorded Webinars

This advanced training will address how to identify criminal convictions that are relatively harmless to a naturalization applicant, as well as ones that may have the most severe consequences including denial of the application and removal. We will discuss how crimes involving moral turpitude, aggravated felonies and drug offenses can affect naturalization applications, especially under the 2013 Supreme Court precedent.

11/14/2013
Recorded Webinars

In this webinar, we will take a close look at issues that arise in a master calendar hearing. We will discuss how to respond to a Notice to Appear (NTA), how to prepare for the master calendar hearing, and practical considerations so you aren’t caught off guard. We will look at a few special considerations, such as filing of the asylum application and voluntary departure.

11/07/2013
Recorded Webinars

In this webinar, we will discuss how to get your client released on bond as well as other considerations when your client is detained. Specifically, we will cover how to determine if your client is bond eligible, when and how to challenge this determination, and how to best present your bond case before the immigration judge. Finally, we will provide some tips regarding managing a case in the detained setting.

10/08/2013
Recorded Webinars

During this webinar, we will take you step-by-step through the latest consular processing practice of helping U nonimmigrants travel into the United States with a U visa. This information is designed for those assisting U principals and derivatives who may be outside the United States at the time of their U nonimmigrant approval, as well as for U nonimmigrants who travel to their home countries and now wish to return.

09/25/2013
Recorded Webinars

Some immigration benefits and any new legalization program will likely require eligible immigrants to pay any taxes owed. Too often immigrant community members seek tax help from the same notarios who will offer to handle their immigration case. Join us for this webinar to learn the latest tax requirements for immigrant clients, what they need to do to resolve these tax issues, and how to guide clients in the direction they need to ensure their taxes are properly paid.

09/17/2013
Recorded Webinars

2012 marked a record number of deportations in U.S. history due to increased collaboration between local law enforcement and the federal government. 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.

09/12/2013
Recorded Webinars

In this webinar we will provide an overview of the grounds of inadmissibility, with more in depth coverage of the most common issues. We will discuss inadmissibility grounds based on misrepresentation, false claims to U.S. citizenship and unlawful voting; alien smuggling, unlawful presence and criminal grounds.

09/05/2013
Recorded Webinars

In this webinar we will provide an overview of the grounds of inadmissibility, with more in depth coverage of the most common issues. We will discuss inadmissibility grounds based on misrepresentation, false claims to U.S. citizenship and unlawful voting; alien smuggling, unlawful presence and criminal grounds

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.