Save the Date: 40-Hour Overview of Immigration Law

  • Immigration Policy
  • Status/Classification
  • Immigration Legislation
  • Immigration Court
  • Political asylum
  • Naturalization

* Participants must demonstrate they meet eligibility criteria. by working as a non-profit staff member/volunteer, private attorney, or government employee. This is a week-long course (03/30 - 04/03).

The NYIC's 40-hour training provides a comprehensive overview of immigration law. This training is aimed at nonprofit staff and volunteers seeking partial DOJ accreditation, which allows individuals to represent clients before DHS under certain circumstances.


  • Foundations in Immigration Law
  • Family-Based Immigration
  • Adjustment of Status and Consular Processing
  • Grounds of Inadmissibility and Deportability
  • Naturalization and Citizenship
  • Asylum
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
  • Immigration relief under VAWA
  • U and T Nonimmigrant Status
  • Immigration Consequences of Contacts with the Criminal Legal System
  • Introduction to Removal Proceedings
  • Ethics in Immigration Legal Practice
  • Trauma-informed Client Interviewing


For information on how to apply for this series of events, click here.

  • CLE Credit Comments: 30

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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