Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions

Tuesday April 30 , 2013

This training will review the various immigration law issues faced by non-citizens who have been convicted or accused of criminal conduct. The training will cover the criminal bars and waivers for noncitizens seeking lawful permanent residence or other lawful status, criminal grounds of removal and waivers applicable to lawful permanent residents, and good moral character bars and deportation risks for lawful permanent residents with criminal records who are pursuing naturalization. It will also touch on detention issues and intake strategies. This training will be conducted by Marianne Yang and Talia Peleg, Immigration Unit Director and Staff Attorney, respectively, at Brooklyn Defender Services.

  • CLE Credit Comments: CLE Credit: 3 credits in professional practice. This course provides transitional credit for newly admitted attorneys and non-transitional credit for experienced attorneys. This training is appropriate for persons seeking BIA Accreditation.
  • Attachment(s): April-May 2013 Calendar.pdf