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.

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

This webinar will review the role of parole in immigration law, including the possible benefits of receiving parole.  We will cover three main types of parole:  advance parole, particularly in the context of TPS and DACA; humanitarian parole, especially with regards to its emerging use for children of U and VAWA derivatives; and parole in place, including how it was recently expanded by the administration.

03/05/2015
Webinar

This option allows you to register for two Humanitarian Relief related webinars at a discounted price:

  •     Parole in Immigration Law
  •     Cutting Edge U Visa Updates
03/05/2015
Webinar

This webinar will review the waivers in immigration law that require the applicant to prove hardship. We will cover the hardship waivers of inadmissibility for fraud or misrepresentations, certain criminal offenses, and unlawful presence, and the hardship waiver to remove conditions on residence.

04/09/2015
Webinar

The criminal bars for DACA and DAPA are similar, but not the same. This webinar will break down and compare the various criminal bars to each program, highlight new information and remaining questions, and discuss strategies and risk-assessment in difficult cases.

04/14/2015
Webinar

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.

04/16/2015
Webinar

This option allows you to register for two Naturalization-related webinars at a discounted price:

  •     How an Absence can Affect One’s Naturalization Application
  •     Citizenship for Children
04/16/2015
Webinar

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?

04/21/2015
Webinar

This option allows you to register for two Removal Defense related webinars at a discounted price:

  •     Introduction to Removal Defense
  •     Work Authorization and Asylum: Navigating the “Clock”
04/21/2015
Webinar

During this webinar, we will cover the complex issues involving citizenship for children. We will review acquisition and derivation of citizenship, as well as INA § 322 citizenship for children.

04/23/2015
Webinar

Join us for a 90-minute webinar with the latest practice tips and process updates on assisting clients with U nonimmigrant status, U adjustment or U visa travel cases.

04/28/2015
Webinar

The range of legal defenses for children in removal proceedings has dramatically expanded due to government mistreatment such as improper service of papers, keeping kids in painfully cold rooms, and not advising children of their rights.

05/05/2015
Webinar

Trying to figure out when your client is eligible for work authorization? Join us for an in-depth discussion of employment authorization and the asylum “clock”. 

05/12/2015
Webinar

The DAPA program is finally getting off the ground.  This webinar will discuss the application process and the eligibility requirements in detail, including what parent relationships can qualify; what types of absences will affect eligibility, and other tips and information released by USCIS. 

05/20/2015
Webinar

This webinar will highlight special considerations in LGBT immigration. We will focus on topics such as marriage-based petitions involving same-sex binational couples; asylum and related protections when persecution was based on gender identity or sexual orientation, and other benefits such as U and T visas. 

06/04/2015
Webinar