Massachusetts CLE - Immigration Law Courses

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  • Federal & State Ethics Rules For Immigration Lawyers & Other Multijurisdictional Practices Areas

    In federal practice areas like immigration, determining which rules apply can be complicated. The tribunal might have its own rules, and the practice itself is multijurisdictional in nature. This program will help lawyers determine which rules apply and also compare and contrast the federal and state rules. Additionally, we will address the bar complaint requirement that is unique to the practice of immigration law. The following topics will be discussed: Which rules apply? S... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Green Cards Based On The Violence Against Women's Act

    The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was originally passed by Congress in 1994 and has been reauthorized several times since, most recently in 2013. This course will cover VAWA when implemented in immigration. The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in immigration offers vital protections to immigrant survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and trafficking. VAWA enables survivors to pursue self-petitions for green cards, shielding them from deportation and empowering them to bre... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Family Based Immigration and Naturalization

    This program will provide an overview of Family-Based Green Card and Non-Immigrant Dependent visas. This CLE course will review the qualifying relationships, eligibility issues, time-frames, filing processes, and work and travel issues while waiting for the green card for certain applicants. The Instructor will discuss the pros and cons of filing Adjustment of Status and Consular Processing, among other issues. This CLE will address Conditional Permanent Residence, when Permanent Resi... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • The Yellow Brick Road of a PERM Case

    The road map of a PERM case is complicated and full of hazards. A typo can sink your case. This CLE course will review the long process to fulfill the regulatory standards and build the required evidence for a successful PERM case. We’ll go through the many PERM case steps, from developing the case strategy, to obtaining verification of qualifications, securing a Prevailing Wage Determination, taking the case through recruitment, and filing the PERM case. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Immigration for the Extraordinary: O-1 and EB1-1

    Temporary U.S. work visas and green cards are available for the “best and the brightest” from around the world. This seminar will review the regulatory standards and required evidence for nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions for these stars. This CLE course will review the three O-1 categories in detail, briefly touch on the P-1 for athletes, and discuss building a green card case. You’ll learn both legal and practical considerations in advising clients and preparing winning cases.... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • U.S. Immigration Status Tips & Tricks for International Lawyers

    Join NYCLA’s Committee on Inclusion of International Lawyers in the U.S. Legal Profession for a panel discussion regarding the immigration challenges that international lawyers face in the U.S. and various pathways to tackle such challenges. The panel will focus on: The immigration status of international lawyers in the U.S., Obtaining and maintaining U.S. work authorization, Adjustment of immigration status through various visas that may be available for international lawyers, A... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Pitfalls To Avoid When Real Estate and Matrimonial Issues Collide

    Matrimonial law is a challenging area of practice because of how much the practitioner needs to know. It touches upon and overlaps with many other areas of law including tax, trusts and estates, immigration, contract law, criminal law, property, insurance and real estate. One complex area to understand is when matrimonial and real estate law overlap. It is common for a couple who is divorcing to also own real estate, commonly the marital residence. In some instances, the couple may o... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Legal Ethics: Confidentiality and Taking Remedial Measures

    Confidentiality is one of the three main fiduciary duties a lawyer owes to their client. Without strict confidentiality, clients may not feel free to discuss sensitive matters with their lawyer. This can sometimes clash with the lawyer’s obligations of candor to the tribunal when evidence that has already been offered turns out to be false. There are significant variations among the jurisdictions on how to deal with evidence that the lawyer discovers is false. Two of the largest st... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Asylum ABC's: What Attorneys Need to Know

    Whether you are new to immigration law or a seasoned practitioner, this course offers an overview of asylum law and also practical advice on helping a client make a successful asylum application. This overview offers the nuts and bolts of Asylum, ranging from general details such as the time frame to file an application to more specifically what is required to be proven in an application. We will also delve into the relevant immigration forms to be completed and examine how to ensure t... More Info

    $75
    1.75General Credits
  • Ethical Considerations When Responding To Lozada Complaints

    Immigration is a rewarding practice area with a collegial group of practitioners. While immigration law is among the most complex, a great benefit is colleagues who generously share their knowledge and experience with one another. This makes it even more difficult when one lawyer must prepare and file a disciplinary complaint against another in order to zealously represent their client under the requirements of Matter of Lozada. While most training on the subject focuses on filing a... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit

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