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Event Profile

WEBCAST ENCORE - How Federal Immigration Law Affects Your Practice (7 total credit/including 1 hour of ethics)

June 1, 2018

Location: OBA Webcast Encore - anywhere with a computer

This event has a fee

 

NOTE: A 30 minute break has been added to this Webcast Encore

How Federal Immigration Law Affects Your Practice

Cosponsored by the OBA Immigration Section

NOTE: In order to obtain credit for this webcast encore it MUST be viewed on 6/1/2018 starting at 9:00 am CST, because this program is being broadcast at that date and time, the credit is considered unlimited (live) credit by OBA/MCLE.

CLE CREDIT: This course has been approved by the Oklahoma Bar Association Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 7 hours of mandatory CLE credit, including 1 hour of ethics.

NOTE: Do you have 5 or more wanting to watch the same webcast encore? Contact Renee at 405-416-7029 for details on registering for a group webcast encore.

TUITION: Registration for the live webcast is $200. Members licensed 2 years or less registration is $100.

NOTE: This program is NOT approved for Texas credit. The Texas Bar will not permit members to submit online programs for Texas credit.

CHECKPOINTS: This program will contain random checkpoints. In order to submit credit for this program, you must confirm your presence at the checkpoints. If you do not meet the checkpoint requirement you may not receive credit for the live program. The checkpoint submission is entirely dependent on your successful completion of the system check.

NOTE: At the end of the program click on the “Credit Submission Tab” to go to your credit profile and begin the credit submission process. Please remember to submit credit on the day of the event.

Program Planner/Moderator

Melissa Lujan

Laura Bachman

This seminar is geared towards attorneys who do not necessarily practice immigration but need to know how it overlaps with their area of expertise. It will introduce practitioners to issues they may face when working with immigrant clients.

Overview of U.S. Immigration Law

This session will provide non-immigration practitioners with an introductory view of US immigration history and structure. It will also introduce government agencies and the terminology necessary to understand federal immigration law.

Family Immigration 101

This session provides an overview of how US citizens and lawful permanent residents may sponsor certain family members to immigrate to the U.S. This session will also discuss the intersection of this area of immigration law with Oklahoma family law and adoption law.

Nonimmigrant Visas –Alphabet Soup of the US Visa System

This session provides an overview of temporary visas that may be issued for a specific purpose and reason. The session will explore some common nonimmigrant visas such as Visitor Visas for business or pleasure; student visas; and visas for certain professionals.

Employment Immigration 101

This session provides an overview of how US companies may sponsor certain employees on immigrant and nonimmigrant work visas. This session will also discuss the intersection of this area of immigration law with Oklahoma employment law and human resources management.

Removal Proceedings

This session will provide an introduction to grounds of inadmissibility and deportability that can cause a noncitizen to be removed from the US. This session will touch on the immigration consequences of certain criminal convictions and look at the definition of conviction for immigration purposes.

Refugees, Asylum Seekers & Other Vulnerable Immigrant Populations

This session will provide an introduction to who qualifies for Refugee or Asylee status, the policy, process and procedures for obtaining each status and international law affecting each. Additionally, the session will cover visa status for immigrant victims of domestic violence, serious crimes and human trafficking.

Executive Orders and Immigration Policy (ethics)

This session provides a review of the Executive Orders affecting noncitizens and the effect of immigration policy on U.S. families, U.S. employers and various immigrant populations.

 

NOTE: A 30 minute break has been added to this Webcast Encore

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