Overview of Immigration Law Training

Topics:
  • Abused Spouses and Children/VAWA
  • Immigration Legislation
  • Other Immigration
  • Advocacy

The NYIC's Overview of Immigration Law course will provide an introduction to immigration law for practitioners new to the field. This training is aimed at nonprofit staff seeking partial DOJ accreditation, which allows individuals to represent clients before agencies of DHS, and attorneys new to immigration practice.

Please find below the tentative schedule of the live training sessions:

Day 1: Monday, April 5th
Overview & Foundations in Immigration Law, 9:00am-12:00pm

Day 2: Tuesday, April 6th
Basics of Inadmissibility and Deportability - Part 1, 9:00am-11:00am
Basics of Inadmissibility and Deportability - Part 2, 1:00pm-3:00pm

Day 3: Monday, April 12th
Family-Based Immigration, 9:00am-11:00am
Adjustment of Status and Consular Processing, 1:00pm-3:30pm

Day 4: Tuesday, April 13th
Asylum and Related Forms of Relief - Part 1, 9:00am-11:00am
Asylum and Related Forms of Relief - Part 2, 1:00pm-2:30pm

Day 5: Monday, April 19th
Immigration relief under VAWA, 9:00am-11:00am
U and T Nonimmigrant Status, 1:00pm-3:30pm

Day 6: Tuesday, April 20th
Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, 9:00am-11:00am
Naturalization and Citizenship, 1:00pm-3:30pm

Day 7: Monday, April 26th
Immigration Consequences of Contacts with the Criminal Legal System - Part 1, 9:00am-10:30am
Immigration Consequences of Contacts with the Criminal Legal System - Part 2, 1:00pm-2:30pm

Day 8: Tuesday, April 27th
Introduction to Removal Proceedings, 9:00am-11:00am
Ethics for Immigration Practitioners, 1:00pm-3:00pm

Day 9: Thursday, April 29th
Trauma-informed Client Interviewing, 9:00am-12:00pm
Emerging Issues in Immigration Law and Enforcement, 1:00pm-3:00pm

Registration:
To register or for more information, 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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