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Explore the criteria and opportunities for adjustment of status, including family based visas and proceedings, priority dates, grandfathering, and presentation of the case in immigration court. Learn about establishing eligibility for Cancellation of Removal for permanent residents and non-permanent residents, waivers of inadmissibility, and other forms of relief. Get an outline and overview of the basic rules for filing appeals and motions to reopen. more »
Session 1: Bond Proceedings, Challenging NTAs, Motions to Suppress, and Contesting Deportability - Examine bond eligibility, evidentiary requirements, and presentation of a bond determination hearing. Learn how to launch procedural challenges to the Notice to Appear (NTA) and the timing, process, and substance of a Motion to Suppress. Listen to a discussion on how to challenge individual allegations in the NTA, including burdens of proof, evidentiary challenges, and assessing citizenship claims.
Session 2: Challenging Crime-Based Grounds of Deportability - Listen to a discussion on the categorical approach, plus a review of crime-based removability grounds, proof of conviction, doctrine of divisibility, and recent case law. more »
In the changing world of asylum policy, learn how to present defense claims for asylum, withholding of removal, and deferral of removal under the Convention Against Torture, including basic eligibility, crafting social group claims, issues with derivatives, and preserving issues for appeal. more »
Learn the importance of taking care of yourself to not skate the edges of ethical representation with issue of competence and lack of communication. Attention to burn out and secondary trauma are key to keeping yourself on career marathon instead of sprint! more »
Learn how to build your case for relief and prepare for trial, including tips on gathering and organizing documentary evidence, preparing witnesses to testify. We also discuss how to deal with ethical issues relating to your duty of candor to the court, confidentiality, and zealous advocacy. more »
Using a case study forma, this course provides a framework for assessing financial questions in divorce, an overview of financial professionals you might use in a case and an understanding on which type of professional to call on and when. It also addresses some possible pitfalls for both the attorney and financial professional. more »
Session 1: Outstanding Debts vs. Medicaid Payback: Does Death Kill the Debt? - Learn how a trustee should handle a variety of claims, debts, or expenses of the trust, or of the deceased beneficiary, before Medicaid payback. Can a trustee pay for funeral expenses, outstanding caregiving expenses, legal expenses, reimbursements to family members, etc. before reimbursing state Medicaid agencies, or does Medicaid reimbursement trump all?
Session 2: Divorce Actions and SNTs - Explore what to expect when counseling clients and/or their children with disabilities when parents’ divorce, and when alimony or child support awards place public benefits in jeopardy. What do the courts think? What are the SSA rules? more »
Session 1: Strategies and Practice Pointers for Family-Based and Citizenship Cases in the Age of Enforcement - Learn how to navigate and avoid pitfalls in family-based adjustment and consular processing cases, and naturalization. Address hot issues in the adjudication of these applications including NTAs upon denial, RFE’s, public charge, and fraud findings.
Session 2: Immigration Law in the Age of Enforcement: Employment - Immigration issues have been a key focus of the current administration. Discuss high-profile changes pursued by the current administration, including travel bans and adjudication trends. Also, survey changes looming on the immigration landscape, including updates on DACA/”the Dreamers,” temporary protected status, NAFTA, H-1B, and L-1 visas.
Session 3: Navigating Removals and Asylum Applications in the Age of Enforcement - Get practical tips and information for practitioners attempting to navigate removal defense and defensive asylum applications under the increasingly oppressive policies of the current administration. more »
What are the tax implications of crime on the family tax return? What is the impact of criminal gain by one partner in a marriage? Should a spouse have known the money was tainted? Is there an innocent spouse aspect to this? Consider these questions and more. more »