H-1B Cap Season: How to Avoid Now & Address Later Requests for Evidence on Specialty Occupation and Level 1 Wages

02/16/2018 - 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Join us for a discussion focused on the challenges presented by Department of Labor ‘Standard Occupational Classification” (“SOC”) Codes, available for use in filing H-1B nonimmigrant petitions on behalf of U.S. employers’ specialty occupation candidates....
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NEMBA Presents: One Year Anniversary of Trump's Muslim Ban

02/13/2018 - 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Join the New England Muslim Bar Association at the BBA as they host three attorneys who successfully argued a stay against President Trump's Muslim Ban in 2017. The Panel will summarize numerous iterations of the Muslim Ban and provide insight to the upcoming immigration case at the US Supreme Court...
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Immigration and Higher Ed: Compliance in the Current Climate

01/10/2018 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Join us to learn how to better address a variety of immigration issues affecting college campuses in 2018....
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Immigration Consequences of Criminal Charges

12/19/2017 - 12:00PM to 1:00PM
This program will provide an introduction to the immigration consequences of crimes for criminal defense attorneys and provide background for immigration attorneys who want more “crim-imm” experience....
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The Future of Legal Technology Webinar

12/06/2017 - 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Learn about the fundamentals of cloud computing for lawyers and the ethical considerations you should make when evaluating software for your firm....
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POSTPONED: CLE - Asylum 201: Post-Asylum Grant Advanced Topics

11/27/2017 - 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Asylum experts will share their knowledge and tips on a variety of advanced asylum issues, centered around working with clients who have been granted asylum and are working towards the next step, whether applying for their green card or petitioning to bring their relatives to the U.S....
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MAHA Presents: Current Challenges in Immigration Law

11/15/2017 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
This panel will cover best practices in immigration court and removal defense ...
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Pro Bono Training: Why Immigration Advocates Should Care About PATH

11/06/2017 - 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
The Protection Against Tax Hikes (PATH) Act impacts tax credits and ITINs. This training will create alert advocates who will know how to spot tax issues and related tax benefits for their immigrant clients, and may be able to prevent clients from missing deadlines for those benefits....
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Immigration Law as it Relates to Representing Health Care Providers: What is the Diagnosis?

09/26/2017 - 12:00PM to 1:00PM
With a growing shortage of physicians and dentists in the USA, many small to large hospitals, clinics, and other health care organizations are relying on foreign trained healthcare providers to fill their employee ranks....
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DACA Update – What You Need to Know Now and What’s Ahead

09/07/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Yesterday, Attorney General Jeff Session announced that the Trump administration would discontinue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Join us in person or via facebook live to hear what's ahead....
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How and Why to Start a Career as an Immigration Attorney

04/21/2017 - 12:30 PM to 02:00 PM
Did you even know there were lawyers who focus exclusively on US immigration and nationality law? Have you ever wondered what such an attorney actually does? Our esteemed panelists will answer those questions and many more.  They will dispel rumors and provide an overview of the various types of cases which immigration lawyers handle.   They will also discuss life working in various settings, including large firms, small firms, and non-profits, as well as, compare and contrast what it is like to work in firms that focus on employment immigration versus ones that focus on family/removal work.  In addition, the panelists will discuss the intersection of immigration law with family, employment and other areas of law.  The panelists will also provide tips and practice pointers for those thinking of entering the field of immigration or those who have newly begun working in this very exciting field.  The program will also end with a Q&A....
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Pro Bono Training: Immigration Detention 101

03/27/2017 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
This training will discuss how to file and successfully argue a bond motion in immigration court. Attorneys and law students from all backgrounds and skill levels may attend....
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The Logistics of Representing Detained Clients in Removal Proceedings

03/21/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Two experienced practitioners will discuss the ins and outs of representing detained clients in removal proceedings, including: logistics of visiting detained clients; getting clearance for interpreters; arranging for medical and psychiatric evaluations; getting a civil surgeon to complete the I-693; handling biometrics; working with the family of a detained client; court clothes; paying bond; and more!...
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CLE - Changes and Updates in Immigration Law; What You Need to Know

03/09/2017 - 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Learn about how the President’s recently issued Executive Orders could impact different areas of immigration law, and hear about important updates to immigration law that took place in 2016....
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Asylum Procedural Updates and Strategy Discussion

02/21/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
This program will cover updates about asylum related procedures, such as the ability to file asylum applications by mail or at the Court’s window instead of solely at a court hearing, and the new 2 year work permits. The speaker will also discuss recently successful strategies for crafting family-based claims in cases where this asylum basis is not clearly evident. The panelist and attendees will brainstorm effective strategies...
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