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Basic Immigration Law 2017

Released on: Mar. 6, 2017
Running Time: 06:49:18
Basic Immigration Law 2017 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:

  • Immigration outlook under a new presidential administration and Congress
  • 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

Lecture Topics
[Total time 06:49:18]

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

  • Introduction and Welcome* [00:07:03]
    Cyrus D. Mehta
  • Overview of the U.S. Immigration System and Current Trends [01:04:29]
    Lindsay A. Curcio, David Grunblatt
  • Advising Client from Nonimmigrant Visa to Permanent Residency [01:30:34]
    Alexis S. Axelrad, Marko C. Maglich, Avram E. Morell
  • Ethical Issues in Immigration Practice [01:01:21]
    Jun H. Lee, Cyrus D. Mehta, Jojo Annobil
  • Inadmissibility and Removability: Grounds, Consequences, Custody and Immigration Court Proceedings [01:01:21]
    Matthew L. Guadagno, David A. Isaacson
  • Help Me Get Out of Immigration Removal Proceedings [01:03:57]
    Deborah Lee, Cristina Romero, Mark R. von Sternberg
  • Naturalization, Employment Verification, New York City Immigration Office Updates [01:00:33]
    Amy C. Cococcia, Noemi E. Masliah, Will Bierman

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


  • COMPLETE COURSE HANDBOOK
  • An IRCA (Immigration Reform Control Act) Primer: Employer Obligations (December 15, 2016)
    David M. Grunblatt
  • Basic Immigration Law Non-Immigrant (Temporary Visa) Categories (December 15, 2016)
    David M. Grunblatt
  • Proskauer Rose LLP, How to Make Immigration Law Work for Your Business, A Small Business Guide, Pgs. 2–19, 118–123, 130–134 (David Grunblatt, Senior Editor & Valerie H. McPherson, Editor; 2nd Ed. 2015)
    David M. Grunblatt
  • Overview of Legal Immigration to the United States (December 10, 2016)
    Cyrus D. Mehta
  • Overview of Employment-Based Immigration in the United States (December 16, 2016)
    Cyrus D. Mehta
  • Fundamentals of U.S. Immigration Law (PowerPoint slides)
    Cyrus D. Mehta
  • Introduction and Overview of United States Immigration Law and Policy
    Alexis S. Axelrad, Avram E. Morell, Marko C. Maglich
  • The Ethical Role of a Lawyer Under a Trump Administration
    Cyrus D. Mehta
  • How to Walk the Ethical Line—Being Less Stressed Out
    Kathleen Campbell Walker, Cyrus D. Mehta, Howard S. Myers
  • How Long Is a Lawyer Obligated to Correct False Evidence That Was Submitted on Behalf of the Client? (June 24, 2013)
    Cyrus D. Mehta
  • Ethics in Immigration Law Practice (2017) (PowerPoint slides)
    Cyrus D. Mehta
  • Nuts and Bolts of Removal Proceedings (December 8, 2016)
    Matthew L. Guadagno
  • Removability and Inadmissibility Grounds (December 29, 2016)
    Matthew L. Guadagno
  • Bond, Detention and Mandatory Detention
    David A. Isaacson
  • Representing Children in Asylum Cases
    David Williams, Deborah Lee
  • Representing Vulnerable Immigrants
    Pooja Asnani, Deborah Lee
  • Representing the Best Interests of Immigrant Youth (December 8, 2016)
    Cristina Romero
  • Outline of United States Asylum Law: Substantive Criteria and Procedural Concerns (September 15, 2016)
    Mark R. von Sternberg
  • Employer Worksite Compliance Obligation: An Overview
    Stephen J. Maltby, Amy C. Cococcia
  • Naturalization: An Overview of the Requirements, Benefits and Potential Pitfalls (December 22, 2016)
    Noemi E. Masliah

Presentation Material

  • Enforcement of the Immigration Laws
    Lindsay A. Curcio, David Grunblatt
  • Executive Order: Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements
    Lindsay A. Curcio, David Grunblatt
  • Executive Order: Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States
    Lindsay A. Curcio, David Grunblatt
  • Executive Order: Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into The United States
    Lindsay A. Curcio, David Grunblatt
  • Immigration Executive Orders – What You And Your Clients Need To Know
  • Implementing the President's Border Security
    Lindsay A. Curcio, David Grunblatt
  • Overview of the U.S. Immigration System and Current Trends
    Lindsay A. Curcio, David Grunblatt
  • Advising a Client from Nonimmigrant Visa to Permanent Residency
    Alexis S. Axelrad, Marko C. Maglich, Avram E. Morell
  • Fundamentals of US Immigration Law
  • Ethics in Immigration Law Practice
    Cyrus D. Mehta
  • New York and Missouri Select Rules
    Cyrus D. Mehta
  • Up Against A Wall: Post-Election Ethical Challenges for Immigration Lawyers
    Cyrus D. Mehta
  • Enforcement of the Immigration Laws
    Matthew L. Guadagno, David A. Isaacson
  • Executive Order: Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements
    Matthew L. Guadagno, David A. Isaacson
  • Executive Order: Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States
    Matthew L. Guadagno, David A. Isaacson
  • Executive Order: Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into The United States
    Matthew L. Guadagno, David A. Isaacson
  • Implementing the President's Border Security
    Matthew L. Guadagno, David A. Isaacson
  • Prosecutorial Discretion
    David A. Isaacson
  • Help Me Get Out of Removal Proceedings
    Deborah Lee, Cristina Romero, Mark R. von Sternberg
  • I-9 Compliance and Immigration-Related Employment Discrimination
    Amy C. Cococcia
Chairperson(s)
Cyrus D. Mehta ~ Cyrus D. Mehta & Partners PLLC
Speaker(s)
Jojo Annobil ~ Executive Director, Immigrant Justice Corps
Alexis S. Axelrad ~ Barst Mukamal and Kleiner LLP
Will Bierman ~ Field Office Director, USCIS, NYC Field Office, US Department of Homeland Security
Amy C. Cococcia ~ Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP
Lindsay A. Curcio ~ Principal, Law Office of Lindsay A. Curcio
David M. Grunblatt ~ Proskauer Rose LLP
Matthew L. Guadagno ~ Law Office of Matthew L. Guadagno
David A. Isaacson ~ Cyrus D. Mehta & Partners PLLC
Deborah Lee ~ Senior Staff Attorney, Immigration Intervention Project, Sanctuary for Families
Jun H. Lee ~ Principal Staff Attorney, Attorney Grievance Committee, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department
Marko C. Maglich ~ Jackson Lewis P.C.
Noemi E. Masliah ~ The Masliah Firm PC
Avram E. Morell ~ Pryor Cashman LLP
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
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