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.

12/04/2014
Recorded Webinars

This webinar will discuss these changes and the implications for immigration practitioners, including how they may affect mandatory detention and motions in immigration court.

11/25/2014
Recorded Webinars

All hope is not lost when the USCIS or the immigration judge deny your client’s asylum claim. This webinar will give practitioners tips for keeping an asylum claim alive when presented with some of the toughest bars, such as the one-year deadline or the particular serious crime bar.

10/30/2014
Recorded Webinars

In this webinar we will take the categorical approach and attempt to break it down from the basic, reliable defense tools to the more advanced questions.

10/09/2014
Recorded Webinars

We will discuss new developments in the DACA program, including a review of some of the stickier DACA eligibility and practice issues, and provide updates on any amendments to the program by USCIS.  Renewal requirements and trends that have been seen in the DACA renewals process will also be covered.

09/30/2014
Recorded Webinars

In 2008, the Trafficking Victims Protection and Reauthorization Act expanded the definition of Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) to allow undocumented immigrant youth to petition for legal status based on abuse, neglect, or abandonment by one or both parents. This webinar will examine legal developments on one-parent SIJS claims, share trends in USCIS filings involving a one-parent SIJS claim, and share strategies for successfully submitting these applications.

09/18/2014
Recorded Webinars

This webinar will explore in depth some of the most frequent thorny issues that arise in the process of the family visa petition, Form I-130. Participants will learn the rules governing the recapturing of priority dates, including the latest Supreme Court decision regarding derivative children who age-out of their parent’s petition. They will also learn the workings of the Child Status Protection Act.

09/11/2014
Recorded Webinars

This webinar is intended for legal service providers who are new to the area of family-based immigration. We will discuss the general process of family-based immigration, including the family petition, the application for adjustment of status, and consular processing.  We will closely examine which relatives can qualify for family-based immigration and how they fit into, move around and get revoked from the preference categories with events such as marriage, divorce or the naturalization of the petitioner.

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.

04/23/2014
Recorded Webinars

In this webinar we will focus on the most common crimes-based grounds of inadmissibility: crimes involving moral turpitude, controlled substance offenses and conduct, and prostitution.  In the last year we have gained some tremendous new defenses against a finding of inadmissibility. This webinar will describe when inadmissibility matters, the definition of each of the three grounds, and how to argue that your client is not inadmissible. This is an intermediate-level webinar; we will begin with the basics for each topic, and will also discuss advanced issues.

04/03/2014
Recorded Webinars

This webinar will review the legal requirements for non-LPR cancellation and how to build a winning case. We will cover some of the common obstacles to eligibility, such as the complicated crime bars. In addition, we will discuss building a strong case with your client, bringing forward creative evidence, gathering documents, and preparing your client for testimony.

03/27/2014
Recorded Webinars

Join us for a webinar specifically geared toward attorneys and advocates who are interested in learning the fundamentals of U visas and U nonimmigrant status. We will provide an overview of the U nonimmigrant visa eligibility requirements and application process. This will include: strategies for getting law enforcement agencies to sign the certification of helpfulness, how to thoroughly document a case, and how to overcome inadmissibility issues with a winning waiver application.

03/25/2014
Recorded Webinars

This introductory webinar will discuss the elements of and procedural tips for common motions filed before the immigration court, as well as some creative ways to use motions in your practice. We will discuss changing venue, motions for telephonic appearance, and motions to withdraw among others. We will review best practices for filing and other tips on navigating the court process.

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.

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.

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.

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.