Webinars

The ILRC offers webinars on a wide range of topics in immigration law for attorneys, nonprofit staff and other immigration legal services providers.  Webinars allow you to join our trainings from the convenience of your own office via telephone and internet access. For all of our webinars, one paid registration per individual participant is required.

Can’t make it to our live webinar? You can still get expert immigration information by purchasing a recorded version of our webinars.

The Immigrant Legal Resource Center is a State Bar of California-approved MCLE provider. As a participant in our webinars, you will receive a California MCLE certificate. We also provide a Uniform Certificate of Attendance for non-California attorneys. Please check with your state bar to see if our trainings qualify for CLE in your state.

The Immigrant Legal Resource Center is a State Bar of California Department of Legal Specialization approved provider. If you are a State of California Board Certified Legal Specialist in the area of Immigration and Nationality, we will provide you with a Certificate of Attendance for qualifying activities.

For any questions, e-mail seminars@ilrc.org or call 415-255-9499 x783.

This webinar will focus on the immigration portion of a Special Immigrant Juvenile Status case.

02/18/2016
Webinar

This webinar will cover the latest developments and details on DACA, including post-DACA benefits and advice on how DACA recipients may be able to adjust status after traveling on advance parole.

02/24/2016
Webinar

This webinar will discuss current practice for filing waivers for clients with unlawful presence. This webinar will provide an overview of the grounds of inadmissibility for unlawful presence and the available waivers.

03/08/2016
Webinar
  •  Waivers for Unlawful Presence: the I-601 and I-601A Provisional Waiver(3/8/16)
  •  Hardship in Waivers(3/17/16)

Register for both webinars at a discounted fee: $240 Regular / $155 Nonprofit

03/08/2016
Webinar

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.

03/10/2016
Webinar
  •  Introduction to Asylum Law (3/10/16)
  •  Pursuing Asylum at Our Borders: Establishing Credible Fear (3/24/16)

Register for both webinars at a discounted fee.

03/10/2016
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This webinar will review certain waivers in immigration law that require the applicant to prove hardship. 

03/17/2016
Webinar

For those apprehended at entry, arriving immigrants have one daunting opportunity to express a fear of return to their home country before facing deportation, often without any representation or preparation.

03/24/2016
Webinar

This webinar will cover the different types of background checks available for you and your client, including FOIA, FBI, state, and court-specific records requests.  

03/30/2016
Webinar

During this advanced webinar, we will review some of the more complicated issues that arise when handling derivation of citizenship claims.

04/12/2016
Webinar

This webinar will cover the basic law of motions to suppress and strategies for defending clients in removal proceedings after their constitutional rights have been violated.

04/20/2016
Webinar
  • Motions to Suppress and Defending the Rights of Immigrants in Removal Proceedings(4/20/16)
  • Contesting Removal (4/26/16)

Register for both webinars at a discounted fee: $240 Regular / $155 Nonprofit

04/20/2016
Webinar

In this webinar, we will discuss the necessary legal preparation that must take place before taking pleadings on behalf of a client.

04/26/2016
Webinar

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.

05/05/2016
Webinar
  •  Family Visa Petition (5/5/16)
  •  Adjustment of Status and Consular Processing(5/12/16)

Register for both webinars at a discounted fee: $240 Regular / $155 Nonprofit

05/05/2016
Webinar

This webinar will concentrate on the requirements of an applicant ready to adjust or consular process once a family visa petition has been approved.

05/12/2016
Webinar

Join the authors of ILRC’s U Visa Manual for a 90-minute webinar with the latest practice tips and process updates on assisting clients with U nonimmigrant status, U adjustment and U visa travel cases.

06/02/2016
Webinar