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Basic Immigration Law 2016

Released on: Mar. 21, 2016
Running Time: 06:48:15

Running Time Segment Title Faculty Format
[01:06:56] Overview of the U.S. Immigration System and Current Trends David M Grunblatt ~ Proskauer Rose LLP
Lindsay A Curcio ~ Adjunct Professor, New York Law School; Principal, Law Office of Lindsay A. Curcio
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[01:32:08] Advising Client from Nonimmigrant Visa to Permanent Residency Alexis S Axelrad ~ Barst Mukamal and Kleiner LLP
Marko C Maglich ~ Jackson Lewis P.C.
Avram E Morell ~ Pryor Cashman LLP
On-Demand MP3 MP4
[01:01:22] Ethical Issues in Immigration Practice Jun H Lee ~ Principal Staff Attorney, Departmental Disciplinary Committee, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department
Annie S Garcy ~ United States Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review, Newark Immigration Court
Cyrus D Mehta ~ Cyrus D. Mehta & Partners PLLC
On-Demand MP3 MP4
[01:01:17] Inadmissibility, Removability and Relief Thomas E Moseley ~ Attorney at Law
Linda Kenepaske ~ Law Office of Linda Kenepaske, PLLC
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[00:59:54] Help Me Get Out of Removal Proceedings Mark R von Sternberg ~ Senior Attorney, Immigrant & Refugee Services, Catholic Charities Community Services/Archdiocese of New York
Deborah Lee ~ Senior Staff Attorney, Immigration Intervention Project, Sanctuary for Families
Cristina Romero ~ Staff Attorney, Immigration Law Unit, The Legal Aid Society
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[01:02:25] Naturalization, Employment Verification, New York City Office Updates Karin Wolman ~ Law Office of Karin Wolman, PLLC
Timothy J Houghton ~ Deputy District Director - New York District, US Citizenship and Immigration Services
Patricia L Gannon ~ Wormser, Kiely, Galef & Jacobs LLP
On-Demand MP3 MP4

The program will provide an overview of U.S. immigration law, including basic concepts of U.S. immigration law and procedure and current developments and trends.

You will learn:

  • President Obama’s Executive Actions, litigation, current status and future recourse
  • The difference between nonimmigrant (temporary) and immigrant (permanent/green card) visas
  • Family-sponsored visas
  • Why immigrants are put into removal proceedings
  • Asylum, relief from removal and immigration benefits for crime victims
  • Relief for battered immigrants and special immigrant juvenile status
  • Judicial review of immigration cases
  • Naturalization
  • Protecting an employer from sanctions
  • Unique ethical issues in immigration practice 

This program will be extremely useful to attorneys who are new to immigration practice as well as for those who need a refresher on immigration law or are involved in immigration policy. It will also be useful for attorneys in other practice areas who need to become familiar with immigration law in order to work with immigration counsel or undertake representation on their own.


Lecture Topics [Total time 06:48:15]

Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program.


  • Introduction and Welcome* [00:04:13]
    Cyrus D. Mehta
  • Overview of the U.S. Immigration System and Current Trends [01:06:56]
    Lindsay A. Curcio, David Grunblatt
  • Advising Client from Nonimmigrant Visa to Permanent Residency [01:32:08]
    Alexis S. Axelrad, Marko C. Maglich, Avram E. Morell
  • Ethical Issues in Immigration Practice [01:01:22]
    Jun H. Lee, Cyrus D. Mehta, Hon. Annie S. Garcy, IJ (personal capacity)
  • Inadmissibility, Removability and Relief [01:01:17]
    Linda Kenepaske, Thomas E. Moseley
  • Help Me Get Out of Removal Proceedings [00:59:54]
    Deborah Lee, Cristina Romero, Mark R. von Sternberg
  • Naturalization, Employment Verification, New York City Office Updates [01:02:25]
    Patricia L. Gannon, Karin Wolman, Timothy J. Houghton

The purchase price of this Web Program includes the following articles from the Course Handbook available online:


  • COMPLETE COURSE HANDBOOK
  • Excerpt from Chapter 1 of Immigration and Nationality Law: Problems and Strategies
    Lindsay A. Curcio, Lenni B. Benson, Veronica M. Jeffers, Stephen W. Yale-Loehr
  • An IRCA (Immigration Reform Control Act) Primer: Employer Obligations
    David M. Grunblatt
  • An Outline of the U.S. Non-Immigrant Visa Classifications and Methods of Qualifying for Lawful Permanent Status in the United States
    David M. Grunblatt
  • Overview of Legal Immigration to the United States (December 14, 2015)
    Cyrus D. Mehta
  • Overview of Employment-Based Immigration in the United States (December 18, 2015)
    Cyrus D. Mehta
  • Introduction and Overview of United States Immigration Law and Policy
    Marko C. Maglich, Avram E. Morell, Alexis S. Axelrad
  • Ethical Concepts for Immigration Lawyers—The “Cap” of Conscience
    Dorothy J. Harbeck
  • How Long is a Lawyer Obligated to Correct False Evidence That Was Submitted on Behalf of the Client? (June 24, 2013)
    Cyrus D. Mehta
  • Board of Immigration Appeals Provides Safeguards for Asylum Applicant with Mental Competency Issues (September 4, 2015)
    Cyrus D. Mehta
  • Ethics in Immigration Law Practice (PowerPoints slides)
    Cyrus D. Mehta
  • Withdrawal of Representation in Immigration Practice (November 20, 2012)
    Cyrus D. Mehta
  • Can Fixed Fees Taken In Advance of Doing the Work Go Straight into Your Operating Account? A Twelve State Survey (November 24, 2015)
    Melissa Chavin, Cyrus D. Mehta
  • New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics, Opinion 1069: Conflict of interest; simultaneous representation (August 19, 2015)
    Cyrus D. Mehta
  • Basics of Removal Proceedings in Immigration Law
    Linda Kenepaske
  • Recent Developments—Section 212(h) Waivers
    Thomas E. Moseley
  • Select Decisions
    Thomas E. Moseley, Linda Kenepaske
  • Representing Vulnerable Immigrants (December 2015)
    Pooja Asnani, Deborah Lee
  • Beyond Borders: Representing Immigrant Youth (December 21, 2015)
    Cristina Romero
  • Outline of United States Asylum Law: Substantive Criteria and Procedural Concerns (September 15, 2015)
    Mark R. von Sternberg
  • Cancellation of Removal Under the Immigration and Nationality Act: Emerging Restrictions on the Availability of “Humanitarian” Remedies (December 28, 2015)
    Mark R. von Sternberg
  • Employer Issues
    Patricia L. Gannon
  • Employer Issues (PowerPoint slides)
    Patricia L. Gannon
  • The Long Road to U.S. Citizenship (November 2, 2015)
    Karin Wolman
  • Naturalization Overview (PowerPoint slides)
    Karin Wolman

Presentation Material


  • Overview of the U.S. Immigration System and Current Trends
    Lindsay A. Curcio, David Grunblatt
  • Immigration Basics
    Lindsay A. Curcio, David Grunblatt
  • 1_Advising A Client from Nonimmigrant Visa to Permanent Residency
    Alexis S. Axelrad, Marko C. Maglich, Avram E. Morell
  • 2_Advising A Client from Nonimmigrant Visa to Permanent Residency
    Alexis S. Axelrad, Marko C. Maglich, Avram E. Morell
  • 3_Advising A Client from Nonimmigrant Visa to Permanent Residency
    Alexis S. Axelrad, Marko C. Maglich, Avram E. Morell
  • FUNDAMENTALS OF US IMMIGRATION LAW
    Alexis S. Axelrad, Marko C. Maglich, Avram E. Morell
  • How Can I Become A Permanent Resident?
    Alexis S. Axelrad, Marko C. Maglich, Avram E. Morell
  • ISSUE SPOTTING IN ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS
    Alexis S. Axelrad, Marko C. Maglich, Avram E. Morell
  • ETHICS IN IMMIGRATION LAW PRACTICE
    Cyrus D. Mehta
  • Help Me Get Out of Removal Proceedings
    Deborah Lee, Cristina Romero, Mark R. von Sternberg
  • Naturalization Overview
    Karin Wolman
  • Part One - Employment Verification
    Patricia L. Gannon
  • Part Two - E-Verify
    Patricia L. Gannon
  • Part Three - Penalties
    Patricia L. Gannon
Chairperson(s)
Cyrus D. Mehta ~ Cyrus D. Mehta & Partners PLLC
Speaker(s)
Alexis S. Axelrad ~ Barst Mukamal and Kleiner LLP
Lindsay A. Curcio ~ Adjunct Professor, New York Law School; Principal, Law Office of Lindsay A. Curcio
Patricia L. Gannon ~ Wormser, Kiely, Galef & Jacobs LLP
Hon. Annie S. Garcy, IJ (personal capacity) ~ United States Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review, Newark Immigration Court
David Grunblatt ~ Proskauer Rose LLP
Timothy J. Houghton ~ Deputy District Director - New York District, US Citizenship and Immigration Services
Linda Kenepaske ~ Law Office of Linda Kenepaske, PLLC
Deborah Lee ~ Senior Staff Attorney, Immigration Intervention Project, Sanctuary for Families
Jun H. Lee ~ Principal Staff Attorney, Departmental Disciplinary Committee, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department
Marko C. Maglich ~ Jackson Lewis P.C.
Avram E. Morell ~ Pryor Cashman LLP
Thomas E. Moseley ~ Attorney at Law
Cristina Romero ~ Staff Attorney, Immigration Law Unit, The Legal Aid Society
Mark R. von Sternberg ~ Senior Attorney, Immigrant & Refugee Services, Catholic Charities Community Services/Archdiocese of New York
Karin Wolman ~ Law Office of Karin Wolman, PLLC
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