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Basic Concepts of US Immigration Law - MS051512

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Product includes audio files for the "Basic Concepts of U.S. Immigration Law" CLE, presented on May 15, 2012.  Audio files, course materials, seminar evaluation form, and Verification Affidavit will be sent electronically once payment is processed.
For CLE credit, record the codes heard in the course audio on the Verification Affidavit and submit the document to the CBA in accordance with the instructions in the document.

Basic Concepts of US Immigration Law and Procedure Part One of a Three-Part Series

Presented by: International Law Section

About the Program:
This program will explain how the basic concepts of U.S. immigration law and procedure reflect current developments and trends and discuss the benefits of understanding immigration law or starting an immigration practice.

Program Faculty:
Milagros S. Cruz, Milagros Saldana Cruz LLC, Hartford
Erin O'Neil-Baker, Law Office of Erin O'Neil-Baker LLC, Hartford

Program Schedule:
12:00 Overview of U.S. Immigration Law, Including Current Developments, Political Hot Button Topics and Buzz Words, and Trends U.S. Immigration Structure–The Overlap of Government Agencies The Difference Between Non-immigrant (temporary) and Immigrant (permanent/green card) Visas Employment-related Visas and Work Authorization Family-sponsored Visas Asylum and Immigration Benefits for Crime Victims Removal Proceedings Against Immigrants–Relief Available in Immigration Court Naturalization and Citizenship
1:00 The Benefits of Understanding Immigration Law Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions–Issues for Criminal Attorneys Immigration Issues for Family Law Attorneys Immigration Issues for the Business Owner/Employer
1:20 Questions and Answers

Who Should Purchase:
This program will be extremely useful for attorneys who are new to immigration practice as well as for those who need a refresher on immigration law. It will also be useful for attorneys in other practice areas who need to become familiar with immigration law, specifically attorneys that practice family, corporate, or criminal law.

This seminar is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE.

CLE Credit: Areas of Professional Practice 1.5 hrs.