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Why You Should Attend
The program will provide an overview of U.S. immigration law, including current developments and trends, and will be extremely useful to attorneys who are new to immigration practice, as well as those who need a refresher on immigration law or are involved in immigration policy.
What You Will Learn
After completing this program, participants will be able to:
- Understand basics of the U.S. immigration system and current trends
- Recognize the difference between nonimmigrant (temporary) and immigrant (permanent/green card) visas
- Identify key issues concerning family-sponsored visas
- Examine why immigrants are put into removal proceedings
- Assess key components concerning naturalization
- Spot issues when seeking to protect an employer from sanctions
- Evaluate unique ethical issues in immigration practice
Who Should Attend
The program 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.
Intended Audience: Attorneys who are new to immigration practice or who are in other practice areas and need to become familiar with immigration law in order to work with immigration counsel or undertake representation on their own.
Advanced Prep: None
This program is a companion to PLI’s Asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Crime Victim, and Other Immigration Relief 2023: The Basics program, taking place live in New York and as a Webcast on February 3, 9:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. ET.