US Immigration Fundamentals for 2020: Pandemic, Politics, Confusion, Frozen Zones and Moving Targets


US Immigration Fundamentals for 2020: Pandemic, Politics, Confusion, Frozen Zones and Moving Targets

Recorded On 05/19/2020


In the uncertain political climate and as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, immigration law continues to be a hot button issue and a source of uncertainty and confusion. Gain an overview of what you need to know to practice immigration law successfully under the current political climate. The first day focuses on Non-immigrant Work-related Visa Categories and Obtaining a Green Card. The second day covers Family-based Immigration, Removal Proceedings and an Overview of Asylum and offers practical tips and advice.


Part 1: Non-immigrant Categories; Labor Certification and Employment Based Immigration

  • Introduction and Overview of Non-immigrant Categories
  • Introduction to Three of the Most Utilized Non-immigrant Work Authorized Visa Categories and Labor Certification
  • Employment-Based Immigration

Part 2: Family-Based Immigration; Removal Proceedings; Political Asylum and Practical Tips

  • Family-Based Immigration
  • Immigration Defense: Removal Proceedings
  • Political Asylum
  • Practical Tips and Advice



Program Co-sponsorNYCLA’s Committee on Immigration and Nationality Program ChairsEugene J. Glicksman and Stuart J. Reich, Co-chairs, NYCLA’s Committee on Immigration and Nationality Faculty: Gilbert C. Ferrer, Esq.; Eugene Glicksman, Glicksman & Cardoso; David M. Grunblatt, Proskauer Rose LLP; Anwen Hughes, Human Rights First; Linda Kenepaske, Law Office of Linda Kenepaske, PLLC; Stuart J. Reich, Law Offices of Stuart J. Reich


6 NY CLE Credits; 2 Ethics, 4 Skills


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