Legal Remedies for Immigrant Survivors: Introductory Seminar Series – Part III: Getting Survivors & Their Families to the Finish Line

Sep 15, 2021 12:00PM—Sep 16, 2021 5:00PM


Join Us for a Virtual CLE Conference

Introductory Seminar Series

Wednesday, September 15th & Thursday, September 16th, 2021

12:00 – 5:00 pm EST


Description: As part of our skills-based introductory seminar series, participants will learn best practices for navigating Consular Processing and Adjustment of Status for VAWA, U visa, and T visa survivors. Through interactive discussions, participants will also learn to spot issues relating to Derivative Beneficiaries and strategies for responding to (and overcoming) Requests for Evidence and Notices of Intent to Deny. Some homework will be required.  

This beginner-level course is intended for attorneys and legal staff who are new to representing immigrant survivors or who want to brush up on the basics.  

Speakers include ASISTA’s national experts. Full agenda here! 

Day 1, Wednesday, September 15th (12-5pm est)

Session 1: All about Derivatives

(12-2 pm est)

Session 2: Non-Immigrant and Immigrant Visa Consular Processing for Survivors and Derivatives outside the U.S.

 (3-5 pm est)

Day 2 Thursday, September 16th (12-5pm est)

Session 3: Adjustment of Status to Lawful Permanent Residence for Survivors and Derivatives inside the U.S.      

(12-2 pm est)

Session 4: Overcoming Requests for Evidence (RFE) and Notices of Intent to Deny (NOID)

(3-5 pm est)

Prices for training (4 x 2 hr sessions)

  • $300 Non-Profit Legal Staff (includes ASISTA members who are non-profits)
  • $400 ASISTA Member
  • $550 Private Attorney

CLE: 2.0 hrs of Texas MCLE credits will be applied for each session. Certificates will be available for attorneys to request CLE credits in other states and DOJ accredited representatives.

Sponsorship: Show your support for ASISTA to over 5,000 advocates, attorneys, law firms, organizations, and more by signing up for a sponsorship opportunity today! 

Note: We sincerely apologize that the second day of this conference falls on Yom Kippur. We pledge to do our very best to avoid similar conflicts in the future. If observing Yom Kippur will inhibit your ability to participate, please reach out to us directly at  

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