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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.
This webinar will focus specifically on the process for U nonimmigrants to adjust status and petition for qualifying family members. Incorporating the latest and most accurate information, we will cover the requirements, policies and procedures for adjusting status and dealing with discretionary issues, fee waivers, adjustment processing and family petitioning, possible pitfalls, and practice pointers on what to expect and how to best strategize for winning U adjustment cases.
How long may a lawful permanent resident remain outside of the United States without jeopardizing his or her right to return? Stated another way, under what circumstances will an absence amount to abandonment of permanent resident status? If you have not been asked that question yet, be prepared, because the answer will surely try your talent to put a complex issue into an answer most reasonably intelligent people can understand.
Marriage: A lawful path to permanent residence or a fraudulent arrangement meant only to skirt the law? Does the couple have a good faith intent to create a lasting relationship as marital partners? Or, will they go their separate ways once the immigrant spouse gets a green card?
This webinar discusses preparing and submitting Requests for Prosecutorial Discretion, including administrative closure, as well as requests for Deferred Action. It focuses on DHS policy guidelines and practice in screening cases and adjudicating requests since the announcement of the new DHS policy announced in August, 2011. The webinar also provide tips on how to base requests for prosecutorial discretion and how to utilize the two memos of June 17, 2011 by ICE Director John Morton on the same subject.
In the second webinar, we cover the foreign relative’s immigration application, including: adjustment of status under sections 245(a) and 245(i) of the INA; consular processing; the affidavit of support and the grounds of inadmissibility. There is approximately 30 minutes allocated to answer questions throughout the presentation.
In the first webinar, we cover the family visa petition, including: what relatives qualify for family immigration, including LGBT couples; the Child Status Protection Act; options upon the death of a qualifying relative; how preference categories and priority dates work and filing procedures.
This webinar will cover suggestions for immigration attorneys to protect clients' information from unnecessary disclosure, regardless of whether or not a subpoena is issued, strategies for counseling the client; and communicating with the district attorney. We will also discuss how immigration attorneys can respond if a subpoena is issued including filing motions to quash and other strategies.
This webinar explores the “particular social group” (PSG) ground for asylum by providing an overview of case law and an indepth discussion on how to identify and articulate a social group that will pass legal muster.
This webinar focuses on the different types of motions typically filed before the immigration courts and the BIA and describes when and under what circumstances each type of motion should be filed, as well as the strategies, advantages and disadvantages of different types of motions.
This webinar provides nuts-and-bolts information for practitioners who want to add the T visa and T visa-based adjustment of status applications to their current roster of immigration options for current and future clients.
On this webinar, we review the most common and difficult inadmissibility challenges faced by U nonimmigrant applicants, arguments for those that do not apply, and how to screen for them, discuss how to address them on the Form I-918 application and the Form I-192 waiver request, strategies for winning waivers, and what kinds of inadmissibility waivers have succeeded or failed and why.
This webinar provides an update on how the Trafficking Victims Protection and Reauthorization Act of 2008 (TVPRA signed into law on December 23, 2008) is being implemented, specifically focusing on interpretations of the changed eligibility requirements for filing a Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) petition.
Important: The legal information and materials on this web site are intended to be used by trained immigration practitioners. If you are looking for assistance with your personal immigration case, please consult a licensed attorney who is an expert in immigration law or a Board of Immigration Appeals accredited representative. Some sources of assistance can be found in our section For Immigrants/Para Inmigrantes.