Record Requests in the Special Immigrant Juvenile and Related Adjustment of Status Context

Houston, TX, United States

You are invited to join experts from the American Immigration Council (AIC) and National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) as they present on record requests in the context of Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and SIJS-based adjustment of status (AOS). They will provide procedural guidance, practical tips, and strategy considerations for ORR record requests, FBI background […]

Analyzing the Basis of Denial/Determining Potential Remedies/Client Counseling/Developing a Plan of Action

Houston, TX, United States

This is the second webinar in the four-part series, “Dealing With Denials.” In webinar two, we will review several denial decisions and identify potential legal arguments to challenge the decision. Presenters will discuss how to determine available remedies to respond to a denial, strategy considerations and best practices in outlining a plan of action. CA […]

Racial Identity and the Souls of Black Folk

Houston, TX, United States

More than 35 years out of bondage, African Americans struggled to find their place in American society. While some recognition of civil equality occurred, there were still elements of American society more comfortable with the antebellum status of Blacks as chattel property. WEB DuBois’ collection of essays found in The Souls of Black Folk illustrates […]

Immigrant Legal Service Fund

BakerRipley Harbach Campus 6225 Northdale St., Houston, TX, United States

Come join us and learn more about how you and your family could benefit from the Immigrant Legal Service Fund. Please join us this Saturday to learn about the Immigrant Legal Defense Fund and the Enhanced Library Card as well as how to get involved in local advocacy efforts. We hope to see you there! […]

19th Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference

Houston, TX, United States

This year's Immigration Law and Policy Conference organized by MPI, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., and the Georgetown University Law Center, will be a hybrid event on September 20, transmitted online for virtual audiences and open to a select number of in-person attendees in Washington, DC. The conference will feature fresh, thoughtful policy and legal […]

Unpacking Immigration Cases Before the Supreme Court

Houston, TX, United States

The Supreme Court has had a busy year, with several of its decisions affecting immigration. What are the implications of the court's decisions—and what comes next? Join the American Immigration Council and the Center for Immigration Law and Policy at the UCLA School of Law for a webinar on recent and upcoming Supreme Court decisions […]

Procedural Issues and Form Completion; New Evidence

Houston, TX, United States

This is the third webinar in the four-part series, “Dealing With Denials.” The focus of webinar three is on the mechanics of filing an appeal or motion to reopen or reconsider with USCIS. We will examine the I-290B and N-336 used to appeal different USCIS decisions and discuss when and how supplemental documents can be […]

Public Charge for Immigration Practitioners

Houston, TX, United States

The Biden administration announced a new public charge rule on September 9, 2022, set to go into effect at the end of this year. Join us to learn more about what the new rule says and the main takeaways for advising clients. We will compare the new rule to existing guidance, highlight differences, and discuss […]


Objections in Immigration Court: Techniques & Best Practices

The Council on Recovery, The McCullough Lecture Hall 303 Jackson Hill Street, Houston, TX, United States

Knowing how to object is crucial to effectively representing your client in immigration court. Objections help to protect witnesses, promote fair proceedings, and preserve the record for appeal. This interactive training will focus on techniques and strategies for objecting to inappropriate questioning and the admission of certain evidence, responding to objections raised by DHS, and […]

Making Your Argument: Writing a Supporting Cover Letter or Appeal Brief

Houston, TX, United States

This is the last webinar in the four-part series, “Dealing With Denials.” Webinar four is all about research and writing — the skills component of appeals and motions that may seem the most challenging to undertake. Presenters will review how to identify legal authority to support your argument, as well as basic writing tips to help you: […]