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Immigration Remedies Available Now: Are You Prepared?

Length: 2 hours 43 minutes

This CLE will provide a practical introduction to the anticipated passage of the new comprehensive immigration reform bill.  Through a series of panels of experienced immigration practitioners, the CLE will highlight the bill’s major changes to the current immigration system, and then provide in-depth analysis of several of the bill’s key components, including Registered Provisional Immigrant status, new visa options, heightened worksite enforcement, and changes to the family-based immigration categories. If comprehensive immigration reform has not yet passed, the panelists will discuss proposed legislation and its impact, as well as often overlooked remedies under the current immigration system.

Program Co-chairs: Barbara Camacho, Fragomen Fellow, City Bar Justice Center; William Johnson, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP & Daniel Luisi, Attorney at Law

Agenda

6:00 – 6:05    Introduction


6:05 – 7:05    Discussion of S. 744 & Changes
•    Overview of the contents of the bill

6:55 – 7:45    Commonly Overlooked, Yet Effective Strategies for Obtaining Administrative Immigration Relief

7:45 – 7:55     Break    

7:55 – 8:45    Discussion of Commonly Overlooked Administrative Immigration Remedies:
•    Prosecutorial Discretion
•    DACA
•    Deferred Action
•    Parole
•    Motions to Reopen
•    Cancellation of Removal
•    Waivers to allow for visa processing overseas
•    Requests for adjustment of status
•    Special eligibility categories

8:45 – 9:00     Q&A

CLE credit: NY & NJ: 3.0 skills.
CA & PA: 2.5 general credits.





Original Recording Date: 10/29/2013

Skills (60): 3.0


Produced By:

New York City Bar Association

Course Materials

  • Immigration Remedies Available Now: Are You Prepared?
  • Additional Handout
  • Affirmation Document