Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.
New In-Person Training Opportunity
Introduction to Immigration Law Practice:
A Course for New Practitioners
February 25 – 26, 2016 | New Orleans, LA
This two-day training provides the new immigration practitioner with an overview of immigration law concepts and the practice skills necessary to be an effective advocate. Through large group presentations and small group exercises, participants learn about rights and remedies under immigration law, the functions of the different government agencies that carry out immigration law, and the fundamentals of interviewing clients, preparing applications, and staying up-to-date on the law. Topics covered include:
the family-based petition process,
adjustment of status,
inadmissibility and deportability concepts and selected grounds,
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA),
Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents,
and BIA recognition and accreditation.