CILA-NILA Petitions for Review and Judicial Stays of Removal to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals 101

Houston, TX, United States

To challenge a final administrative removal order, whether it be a decision by the Board of Immigration Appeals or a reinstatement order, one must timely file a petition for review with the appropriate circuit court of appeals. This webinar will offer a framework for the petition for review process, including an overview of the timeline, […]

Effectively Dealing with Program Transitions

Houston, TX, United States

This is the first webinar in the two-part webinar series, “Planning for Change With Your Agency and Your Immigration Program.” What do I do when my only staff attorney or DOJ accredited representative decides to leave our program? What if my program director doesn’t know immigration law? What if we lose our one big grant? […]

Putting the Case Together

Houston, TX, United States

This is the last webinar in the four-part webinar series, “Understanding and Preparing Waivers.” This webinar will cover the I-601A provisional waiver program. The presenters will also cover how to present your client's waiver application to USCIS in a persuasive and organized manner. They will discuss how to prepare an effective cover letter, identify the […]

Merging Agencies or Programs During These Unsettling Times

Houston, TX, United States

This is the last webinar in the two-part webinar series, “Planning for Change With Your Agency and Your Immigration Program.” The challenging economic climate created by the pandemic has forced many nonprofits to ask hard questions about its viability, program sustainability and the ability to provide effective immigration legal services under limited resources. Agencies are […]

A Call for Pro Bono: Advancing the Rule of Law

Houston, TX, United States

Join the ABA Commission on Immigration for a Pro Bono Week webinar explaining how you can volunteer to help immigrants and asylum-seekers at the border and beyond. Pro bono work is crucial to upholding due process rights for migrants. With no right to government-funded counsel and a high indigence rate, many migrants appear in court […]

Introduction to Asylum Law

Houston, TX, United States

This is the first webinar in the two-part series, "Two-Part Introduction to Asylum Law and Procedure." In this webinar, we will focus on the basics of asylum law. We will take you through the concepts of past persecution and well-founded fear, the five protected grounds, and establishing a nexus to these grounds. We will also […]

Make Immigrant Integration a Program Priority in 2022

Houston, TX, United States

A new year brings new opportunity. Join CLINIC’s Center for Immigrant Integration as we help you plan for your immigrant integration work in 2022. Learn about the keys for purposefully and strategically promoting integration in your community, how to define your integration goals and how to engage with community stakeholders in program planning efforts. For […]

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Asylum Procedures and Representing Clients at the Border

Houston, TX, United States

This is the last webinar in the two-part series, “Two-Part Introduction to Asylum Law and Procedure.” In this webinar, we will discuss affirmative and defensive asylum procedures, including special procedures for unaccompanied minors and detained clients. We will review recent changes to asylum law and procedure, including the asylum regulations implemented in 2020, the Remain […]

Advanced Issues in Adjustment of Status

Houston, TX, United States

This is the first webinar in the three-part series, “Selected Issues in Family-Based Immigration.” For family members residing in the United States and otherwise eligible, adjustment of status provides an avenue to gain permanent residence without having to travel abroad. This webinar will cover strategies and challenges in establishing eligibility for adjustment under INA § […]

Family-Based Immigration From the USCIS Perspective

Houston, TX, United States

This is the second webinar in the three-part series, “Selected Issues in Family-Based Immigration.” This webinar will focus on the USCIS Policy Manual and discuss how the agency is expected to respond in common scenarios. We will guide practitioners through key points in the USCIS regulations and policy guidance, as well as report on how […]