VAWA Basics: Self Petitions, Waivers, and Removal Defense for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence

02/25/2020 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the BBA for a training that will cover the basics of the self-petition process, removal of conditions and removal defense options provided under Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”)....
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Definition of “Work” & What Puts Foreign National Students & Scholars at Risk

01/21/2020 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
This session will explore the definition of “work” (or lack thereof) within immigration law and then look to employment law for better guidance and provide an overview of the various requirements for F-1 students and J-1 scholars to receive work authorization and the limitations for each....
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Hot Topics in Immigration Law: Employment Authorization

12/17/2019 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
In this program, the speakers will discuss recent hot topics in immigration law, with a special focus on employment authorization issues....
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U Nonimmigrant Status "U Visa" Basics

12/16/2019
This training will cover the basics of preparing and filing U visa petitions with USCIS for non-citizen immigrant victims of crime....
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Mexico´s Humanitarian Crisis: The "Remain in Mexico" Policy and Beyond

11/08/2019 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Join Eunice Rendón for an update on the Department of Homeland Security’s "Remain in Mexico" policy and the current challenges and possible options of relief for asylum seekers in transit and remaining in Mexico....
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Trouble on the Northern Border: Problem Cases and Best Practices for Canadian Admissions

10/15/2019 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
This program will focus on U.S. admissions processing at Canadian Ports of Entry and common errors made by U.S. Customs & Border Protection authorities....
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SOLD OUT: Speed Networking with Foreign-Educated and US-Licensed Attorneys: How to Make the Transition

10/03/2019 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
This event gives law students and new lawyers a unique opportunity to meet with several Boston-area foreign-educated attorneys in just one evening. ...
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WAITLIST: Public Charge Attorney Training

10/02/2019 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Join us for an in-depth training on the new Public Charge regulation, which is currently set to take effect on October 15, 2019. Attendees will learn how to identify and assess benefits their clients have received, screen clients under the new multi-factor test, and use a worksheet assessment tool to help determine case strategy. ...
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Basics of Business Immigration

05/31/2019 - 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM
This introductory session and Q&A will focuse on the most common visas used by foreign nationals for business travel and employment in the U.S., as well as common categories of employment-based Lawful Permanent Residence sponsorship....
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Legal and Policy Implications of the Border Crisis

04/16/2019 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
The longest federal government shutdown in American history was tied to a perceived border crisis. What conditions are driving this crisis? This panel discussion will focus on the root causes of migration from Central America, a violence-plagued region that is generating caravans. Panelists will examine the legal and policy implications of the federal government's approach to immigration enforcement....
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