U Visas: Advanced & Emerging Issues – May 5-6th, 2021

May 05, 2021 12:00PM—May 06, 2021 5:00PM

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U Visas: Advanced & Emerging Issues

Wednesday, May 5th – Thursday, May 6th

12-5 pm est

ASISTA is excited to announce our two-day training on U Visas: Advanced & Emerging Issues is open for registration!  Since we aren’t able to meet in person this year, before the FBA & AILA conferences, we are providing our most sought out training virtually like we did last year.  Full speaker and agenda details will be announced soon, so stay tuned!

Speakers include: ASISTA’s national experts, representatives from USCIS, and other national and local experts. 

In this interactive two-day training on U Visas, we will cover advanced and emerging issues related to U nonimmigrants, including those with complicated waiver or adjustment issues. We will hear from USCIS representatives on best practices and emerging issues regarding U visa policy. We will also address federal litigation options and strategies for creating survivor-friendly policies at the local level. 

This course will be taught at an advanced level, assuming prior knowledge of the requirements for U nonimmigrant status and adjustment of status, and is intended for those who already have experience working on U visa cases. 

Session List (All sessions are 1.5 hrs with 15 minute break in between sessions)

Session 1: Advancing Innovative Local Policies for Crime Survivors

Session 2:  Strategies for Complex U Adjustment of Status Issues

Session 3: USCIS Panel:  “Updates in USCIS Policy and Practice”

Session 4: Assisting U Visa Petitioners with a Criminal History

Session 5: APA Claims in Federal Court

Session 6: U visa Case Rounds: What would ASISTA Do?

Keep your eye out for further speaker & agenda details.

Prices for full training (6 x 1.5 hr sessions)

CLE: 1.50 hrs of Texas MCLE credits will be applied for each session. Certificates will be available for attorneys to request CLE credits in other states. 

Questions: please contact ahlam@asistahelp.org

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