Note: Register for this course and “Immigration Law Practice Clinic: Nonimmigrant Visas” on Thursday, July 19 to receive a $50 discount. Check box on registration form to receive discount.
Credit: 6.5 Credit Hours
Immigration Law Practice Clinic: Immigrant Visas This new class will provide hands-on training on how to prepare, file, and apply for key U.S. immigrant visas. The class is designed for someone who knows the basics of immigration law, but would like more information on the process, the law, and the strategy. You will have the opportunity to learn from experienced professionals the ins and outs of the process including how to prepare and file a PERM labor certification case; step-by-step guidance on how to prepare multinational managers/executives, extraordinary ability and outstanding researchers, and “national interest” petitions; and the process for adjustment of status in the U.S. or abroad. You will learn about these key issues and more:
EB2 vs EB3 - what are the qualifications for each category
Filing a prevailing wage determination
Layoffs - how do they affect the PERM process?
Preparing and responding to an audit
How to assess the best immigrant visa classification for your client
How to assist your client in gathering information and evidence to demonstrate eligibility
When to file your client's immigrant visa petition, including the advisability of seeking premium processing
The most common reasons USCIS issues Requests for Evidence and strategies on how to respond
How seeking an immigrant visa may impact your client's nonimmigrant status
The decision to file concurrently for adjustment of status: pros and cons
Priority dates: When you can file your applications
D.C. Bar Conference Center
1101 K Street NW
(Nearest Metro Stop: Metro Center 12th Street)
Washington DC 20005
- CLE Program 202-626-3488
- Jim Alexander, Maggio & Kattar P.C.
- Carrie Anderson, Citizenship & Immigration Services Ombudsman
- Frances O’Connell Taylor, Taylor & Ryan, LLC
- Elizabeth Quinn, Maggio & Kattar P.C.
- Mark Shmueli, Law Offices of Mark Shmueli
- Monique Van Stiphout, Maggio & Kattar P.C.
- Parastoo Zahedi, Law Office Of Zahedi PLLC
- CLE Credit
Administrative Law and Agency Practice Section $129.00
Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section $129.00
Courts, Lawyers and the Administration of Justice $129.00
Criminal Law and Individual Rights Section $129.00
D.C. Bar Members $139.00
Family Law Section $129.00
Government Attorneys $149.00
Government Contracts and Litigation Section $129.00
International Law Section $129.00
Labor and Employment Law Section $129.00
Litigation Section $129.00