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Focus: Family Immigration For Experts
Tuesday, July 17 is the deadline to sign up for the Thursday, July 19 phone session of "Family Immigration For Experts " Robert Frank, Ronald Rex Velasquez, and Other Speakers to be Announced. The curriculum is as follows:
FIRST Phone Session on July 19: Marriage
- Prior marriages and prior applications
- Issues if there is prior removal/deportation proceedings
- What was basis of divorce?
- Should they get married or come as a fiancÚ
- Pitfalls what to watch out for
- What if they are not living together?
- What about the I-751, getting the denial reviewed, filing a second I-751
- Ethical problems representing husband and wife
- Challenging a fraud finding
- Consequences of the Adam Walsh Act
SECOND Phone Session on August 9: Non-Spouse Relative
- Children and stepchildren
- Marriage of the unmarried child
- Illegitimate children/ Proving the relationship
- Adopted children
- Death of Petitioner
- Bringing the family from abroad initial processing or following to join
THIRD Phone Session on September 6: Bars to Admissibility
Tuesday, July 17 is the deadline to sign up. For more info, including speaker bios, detailed curriculum, and registration information, please see: Online: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201207.shtm.
- Criminal Issues:
- Effect of aggravated felony conviction
- What is a crime involving moral turptidue
- Disclosure of conviction, effect of expungement
- What about drug convictions, Where do you live
- Obtaining a 212(h) waiver
- Non-Criminal Grounds of Inadmissibility
- Waiver of Non-Criminal Grounds of Inadmissibility
- Other problems:
- False SS#
- Passport shows entry in home country while in US
Fax form: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201207.pdf.
Don't delay, sign up today.
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