40 Hour Overview of Immigration Law: Albany

  • 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • By: New York Immigration Coalition
  • First Presbyterian Church
Topics:
  • Abused Spouses and Children/VAWA
  • Immigration Policy
  • Deportation/Removal
  • Citizenship
  • Legal Motions
  • Advocacy

Description:

The New York Immigration Coalition's (NYIC) 40 hour training provides a comprehensive overview of immigration law. This five-day training (9/23-9/27) is for individuals seeking partial DOJ accreditation, which allows individuals to represent clients before DHS under certain circumstances. In order to effectively increase capacity to serve New York State's immigrant community and to combat fraud, participants must demonstrate they meet certain eligibility criteria, such as currently serve as a non-profit staff/volunteer, private attorney, or government employee based in New York State. Registration will be capped at three participants per organization. Additional applicants will be added to a wait list and notified in the event that space becomes available.

Topics:

  • Foundations in Immigration Law
  • Family-Based Immigration
  • Adjustment of Status and Consular Processing
  • Concepts of Inadmissibility and Deportability
  • Naturalization and Citizenship
  • Fee Waivers
  • Asylum
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
  • VAWA
  • U and T Non-immigrant Status
  • Introduction to Removal Proceedings
  • Immigration Consequences of Contacts with the Criminal Legal System
  • Ethics and Immigration Fraud
  • Client Interviewing
  • Approximately 30 CLE credits will be awarded.

Registration:

To register for this event, please click here.

 

IAN Partners

  • pro bono net
  • american immigration lawyers association
  • national immigration law center
  • unidos us
  • immigration legal resource center
  • immigration legal resource center
  • american immigration council
  • american civil liberties union
  • american immigration council
  • national immigration project
  • the advocates for human rights
  • lutheran immigration and refugee service
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