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Hot Topics: Changes and Updates in Practice and Policy

Sep 30, 2020 2:00PM—4:00PM

Join us for a CLE Webinar FREE for ASISTA Members (Non-members must pay the webinar fee to participate) Hot Topics: Changes and Updates in Practice and Policy Wednesday, September 30, 2020 from 2-4pm EDT (11am-1pm PT/12-2pm MT/1-3pm CT/) REGISTER NOW! Join ASISTA staff for an interactive webinar on ongoing and emerging issues in survivor-based cases. We will discuss…

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FOIA Requests with DHS in Survivor-Based Cases

Aug 31, 2020 2:00PM—4:00PM

In this intermediate webinar, ASISTA Senior Legal Counsel will provide best practices for FOIA requests in immigration cases and provide practice pointers for filing FOIA requests, including “keystroke” FOIAs, with USCIS, OBIM, ICE and CBP.  We will also cover FOIA strategies for certain survivor-based scenarios, and appeal and litigation options. Note: An application for TX…

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From RFEs to Federal Court: Latest Strategies in Defending Survivors During the Time of COVID

Aug 03, 2020 12:00AM—Aug 04, 2020 11:59PM

Virtual

      Monday,  August 3rd & Tuesday, August 4th 12pm-5:30pm EST/each day Space is limited so secure your spot now!  Per Session Pricing is Now Available!  Speakers include ASISTA’s national experts, as well as other national and local experts. For details of content and speakers, see the full agenda  Session List (All sessions are 1.5 hrs with 30…

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Caserounds: Your Questions on Survivor-based Petitions

Jul 29, 2020 2:00PM—4:00PM

Private Webinar FREE for ASISTA Paid Members (Non-members must pay the webinar fee to participate) Join us for a CLE Webinar Caserounds: Your Questions on Survivor-based Petitions Wednesday, July 29, 2020 from 2-4pm ET (1-3pm CT/11am-1pm PT) REGISTER NOW!  ________________________________________________ Join ASISTA Senior Legal Counsel Amy Cheung and Laura Flores Bachman for an interactive discussion…

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From RFEs to Federal Court: Latest Strategies in Defending Survivors During the Time of COVID       

Jun 08, 2020 12:00PM—Jun 12, 2020 5:30PM

    Monday, June 8 to Wednesday, June 10 (Option A) – FULL OR       Thursday, June 11 & Friday, June 12 (Option B)– Waitlist This year ASISTA is replacing our pre-FBA and AILA conferences with an online training, composed of six separate sessions, run twice.  Due to significant space limitations, we will first be taking registrations from those who…

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Representing Immigrant Survivors During COVID-19

May 01, 2020 2:00PM—4:00PM

Friday May 1, 2020 – 11:00am PT, 12:00pm MT, 1:00pm CT, 2:00pm ET Join ASISTA Senior Policy Counsel, Cecelia Friedman Levin, and Senior Legal Counsel, Amy Cheung and Laura Flores Bachman, for an interactive discussion on common issues affecting immigrant survivors of violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics will include best practices for meeting filing,…

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Private Webinar – Representing Immigrant Survivors During COVID-19

Apr 23, 2020 2:00PM—4:00PM

Private Webinar FREE for ASISTA Paid Members (Non-members must pay the webinar fee to participate) Join us for a CLE Webinar Representing Immigrant Survivors During COVID-19 Thursday, April 23, 2020, 2:00 – 4:00 PM est (1-3pm cst/11am-1pm pst)  REGISTER NOW!  ________________________________________________ Join ASISTA Senior Legal Counsel Amy Cheung and Laura Flores Bachman for an interactive…

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Intermediate and Advanced Caserounds on VAWAs and U Visas

Mar 31, 2020 1:00PM—3:00PM

Private CLE Webinar FREE for ASISTA Paid Members(OVW grantees/non-members must pay the webinar fee to participate) Intermediate and Advanced Caserounds on VAWAs and U Visas Tuesday, March 31, 2020 1:00-3:00pm EST (12-2pm cst/10am-12pm pst)  REGISTER NOW! Join ASISTA’s Senior Legal Counsel Team, Amy Cheung and  Laura Flores Bachman for an interactive discussion of common issues affecting U and VAWA…

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Advanced Practice Updates on VAWAs and U visas

Mar 25, 2020 2:00PM—4:00PM

March 25, 2020 – 11:00am PT, 12:00pm MT, 1:00pm CT, 2:00pm ET Please join ASISTA staff for a webinar addressing practice issues for VAWA and U visa cases, including addressing rejections of Forms I-918 and I-918A for containing blank spaces, obtaining continuances in removal proceedings for U visa petitioners, common Request for Evidence (RFE) topic…

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From RFE to Federal Court: Latest Strategies in Defending Survivors – May 14, 2020 in Detroit, MI and June 16, 2020 in San Diego, CA

Mar 06, 2020

May 14th, 2020 in Detroit, MI (before the FBA conference)  REGISTER NOW for Detroit! & June 16th, 2020 in San Diego, CA (before the AILA conference)  REGISTER NOW for San Diego! __________________________________________________________________________ Join ASISTA for a one-day training where we will discuss administrative, judicial, and collaborative strategies for protecting immigrant survivors of violence in light of the current…

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Stopping Survivor Removals: Latest Strategies – Los Angeles, CA, Feb 12 2020

Feb 12, 2020 9:00AM—5:00PM

LAFLA, Ron Olson Justice Center, 1550 W. 8th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017

  ASISTA presents One ­- Day CLE Skills Seminar on Stopping Survivor Removals: Latest Strategies REGISTER NOW! Co-sponsored by: Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA), Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice, and the Los Angeles VAWA Network When → Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 9:00am – 5:00 pm                                                                 Where → Ron Olson Justice Center, 1550 W.…

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“Intermediate and Advanced Caserounds on VAWAs and U visas”

Feb 06, 2020 1:00PM—3:00PM

February 6, 2020 – 10:00am PT, 11:00am MT, 12:00pm CT, 1:00pm ET Bring us your tough cases and latest problems! Please join ASISTA staff for a unique and interactive “case rounds” webinar on common case issues for immigrant survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and trafficking, including how to effectively identify and avoid common…

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Fee Waivers: Updates In Policy & Practice

Jan 28, 2020 2:00PM—4:00PM

JOIN US FOR A CLE Webinar Fee Waivers: Updates in Policy & Practice Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 2-4pm EST (1-3pm cst/11am-1pm pst)  REGISTER NOW! ________________________________________________ In this webinar ASISTA’s Policy Director Cecelia Friedman Levin and ASISTA’s Senior Legal Counsel Laura Flores Bachman will discuss existing and proposed USCIS policy changes on fee waivers, as well as…

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Hot Topics in U Visas: Stopping Survivor Removals

Dec 11, 2019 3:00PM—5:00PM

Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 3:00 – 5:00 PM est (2-4pm cst/12-2pm pst)  REGISTER NOW!  In this webinar ASISTA Executive Director Gail Pendleton and ASISTA Impact Litigation Consultant Sejal Zota will discuss skills and strategies for deterring and stopping survivor removals, including:   Latest administrative stay strategies Challenges and defenses to NTAs against VAWA, Us and Ts…

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Hot Topics in U Visas: Overcoming the latest barriers to U status

Nov 13, 2019 3:00PM—5:00PM

Webinar

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 3:00 – 5:00pm EST (2:00 – 4:00 pm CST/12:00 – 2:00 pm PST) REGISTER NOW! In this webinar ASISTA Executive Director Gail Pendleton and ASISTA Senior Legal Counsel Laura Flores Bachman will discuss:     How to address ongoing policy/practice changes causing U visa delays and denials, including fee waiver denials, U adjustment…

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Avoiding Pitfalls in T Visa Adjustment of Status Applications

Oct 22, 2019 2:00PM—4:00PM

Webinar

Tuesday October 22, 2019, 2:00 – 4:00 PM EST  REGISTER NOW!  During this webinar, we will discuss the eligibility requirements, application process, government policy, and latest practice tips for assisting T non-immigrant clients in adjustment of status to lawful permanent residence. We will also practice pointers for dealing with RFEs and NOIDs.     Topics will include:…

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Stopping Survivor Removals: Latest Strategies – Washington, DC, October 3, 2019

Oct 03, 2019 ALL DAY

Georgetown Law Center, 600 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington DC 20001-2075

One Day CLE – Stopping Survivor Removals: Latest Strategies Co-sponsored by: Ayuda, Georgetown Law Center, Lawpilot, National Network to End Domestic Violence, & Tahirih Justice Center Join us to discuss best strategies for stopping crime survivor removals in light of recent and constant policy changes undermining protections against deportation for crime survivors. This day-long training features national and…

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Late-Breaking Webinar After the new ICE Memo: Now how do we stop survivor removals?

Aug 29, 2019 2:00PM—4:00PM

Webinar

REGISTER NOW! As many of you know, it appears that ICE will be significantly amending its practice on stays for U applicants, and we believe they plan to completely eliminate the prima facie (PF) system for Us, including those in detention and removal.    Join us for a webinar on emerging strategies for stopping survivor removals…

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Representing Survivors in Removal: Procedural Challenges During and After Removal Proceedings (Part 2)

Jul 24, 2019 2:00PM—4:00PM

Webinar

Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 2:00 – 4:00 PM EST  REGISTER NOW!  Please join Senior Legal Counsels Laura Flores Bachman and Amy Cheung for an interactive discussion on strategies for challenging removal for survivors. For this webinar, we will focus primarily on (a) survivor-based challenges to removability; (b) strategies for requesting continuances for respondent with pending…

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