NYSBA Member: $150 | Lunch will be provided and a Networking Reception will follow!
Introduction to Immigration Law
This program is designed to encourage attorneys to take on immigration pro bono cases and to enter the field of immigration law. This program will inform attorneys of the support available in the field of immigration law. The program will also include an overview of relevant substantive law combined with practical skills and an hour dedicated to the new "diversity, inclusion and elimination of bias" CLE credit.
Sponsored by the Committee on Immigration Representation and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education and co-sponsored by the Criminal Justice Section, the International Section, the President's Committee on Access to Justice, the Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, the Committee on Civil Rights and the Committee on Legal Aid.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Live CLE Program & Webcast
Lunch will be provided and a Networking Reception will follow!
New York State Bar Association
1 Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207
8.5 MCLE Credits: 4.5 Professional Practice, 2.0 Skills, 1.0 Ethics, 1.0 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias
NYSBA Member: $150 | Non-Member: $250
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Program Postcard | Faculty Biographies
· Conversation on Needs for Lawyers in Immigration Proceedings
· Introduction to Immigration Concepts
· Family Based Immigration
· Deportation Defense
· Cultural Sensitivity in Working With Immigrant Clients
· Mock USCIS Interview
ISO Molly Cahill | United States Citizenship and Immigration Services | Albany
Camille Mackler, Esq. | New York Immigration Coalition | NYC
Carmen Maria Rey, Esq. | Sanctuary for Families | NYC
Professor Sarah Rogerson | Albany Law School | Albany
Kendra Sena, Esq. | Albany Law School | Albany
Brian M. Wang, Esq. | Law Office of Brian Wang, PLLC | Albany
Newly Admitted Attorneys: To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom settings that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted attorneys. For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE.
Out of State Accreditation: This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey. If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.
Partial Credit for Program Segments Not Allowed: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
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If you have any questions about this program, please contact Patrick Boland, CLE Program Manager, or Jessica Patterson, Program Coordinator.