Family-Based Immigration in a Time of Enhanced Enforcement

  • Family
  • Enforcement

In this time of enhanced enforcement, practitioners face new challenges assisting clients in the family-based immigration process. This intensive two-day training provides updated information and analysis on selected topics in family-based immigration, including increased risks to applicants of being placed in removal proceedings if their petitions or applications are denied.

Presenters for the training include Susan Schreiber, Charles Wheeler and Kristina Karpinski of CLINIC and representatives from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Manchester Office.


  • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ guidance on Notices to Appear and Requests for Evidence
  • Submission of arrest records
  • Assessing client inadmissibility based on misrepresentation, false claim to citizenship and  smuggling
  • Potential immigration consequences of marijuana use
  • Updates on public charge assessments
  • Documenting family relationships
  • Establishing and retaining priority dates
  • Challenges and strategies on filing conditional residence joint petitions and waivers
  • Practice tips on adjustment of status and consular processing


To register for this event, please click here.