Minnesota CLE - Immigration Law Courses

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  • 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
  • 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
    1.5General 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
  • Citizenship and Residence: Prerequisites to Extra Territorial Taxation

    An examination of the various (jurisdictional) bases for imposing tax on the extra-territorial income of persons with an emphasis on natural persons; the meanings ascribed to the various different bases under the Code, some State statutes, some countries; residence status for tax treaty purposes; dual residence; acquisition of status and planning therefor; relinquishment of status and planning therefor; expatriation meaning and departure tax enforceability and planning. The syllabus wi... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • "Sweat Equity" in Small Businesses and Venture Startups: The Legal and Tax Issues

    When a startup or small business first launches, it is easy to issue shares (almost) tax-free to the company founders. When a shareholder or LLC member receives shares in exchange for his or her labor, or “sweat equity,” the legal and tax issues are a bit more complicated. In this fast-paced, entertaining presentation, you will learn: whether “sweat equity” workers should be treated as employees or independent contractors; the use of restricted stock, options, warrants and other equ... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • War Crimes, Sanctions & The War In The Ukraine: A Review Of The Legal Aspects Of The Current War & The Laws That Apply

    During the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Russian authorities and armed forces were accused of committing war crimes by carrying out both deliberate attacks against civilian targets and indiscriminate attacks in densely populated areas. The Russian military allegedly exposed the civilian population to unnecessary and disproportionate harm by using cluster munitions – a type of weapon that is prohibited by 110 states because of its immediate and long-term danger to civilians– and by firing other... More Info

    $100
    2.25General Credits
  • Current Trends in Asylum Cases: The Asylum Officer Rule

    A few days ago, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice began implementing a new rule to quickly grant asylum to applicants who are subject to expedited removal and who are eligible for asylum, and to promptly remove those who are not. This new rule seeks to streamline the asylum process and lighten the load of the overburdened immigration courts. Only time will tell if the rule will achieve its goals. We will review the new mechanism, focusing on due process... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • How to File Successful Non-Immigrant O and E Visa Petitions and EB-1, EB2-NIW and PERM-based Green Card Petitions

    This CLE presentation will cover the following visa petitions: E (Investors and Traders from countries with treaties with the US), O-1A (Athletics, Business, Education and the Sciences) and O-1B (Artists, and those in Motion Pictures & TV). This presentation will also cover the following “green card” petitions: EB-1A (Extraordinary Ability in the Arts, Athletics, Business, Education and Sciences) ; EB-2 NIW (Advanced Degree Professional or Exceptional Ability in the Arts, Sciences or B... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Remove The "Stress" From Removal Defense: Practice Before The Federal Immigration Courts

    Practicing before the federal immigration courts, known as "EOIR" for short, can often be very stressful for attorneys. Not only must attorneys keep up with the near-constant change in immigration law itself, but with the nearly as volatile policies and procedures of the Courts themselves. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the Courts have gone through a major procedural transformation, including the introduction of electronic filings on the ECAS system. However, removal defense before... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits

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