Learn more about eligibility for U status for victims of specified crimes in this four-week e-learning course focusing exclusively on representing crime victims eligible to pursue U non-immigrant status. Advocates who have previous training or experience with U nonimmigrant status cases will have an opportunity to learn about new legal developments, consider strategic issues for U applicants and family members, and strengthen their ability to prepare successful applications for U status and subsequent adjustment of status. Course topics covered include eligible applicants and covered crimes, law enforcement certification issues, waivers of inadmissibility, applications for family members, extensions of status, travel and adjustment of status issues, and assessing and responding to problems throughout the process. 


Learn more about eligibility for U status for victims of specified crimes in this four-week e-learning course focusing exclusively on representing crime victims eligible to pursue U non-immigrant status. Advocates who have previous training or experience with U nonimmigrant status cases will have an opportunity to learn about new legal developments, consider strategic issues for U applicants and family members, and strengthen their ability to prepare successful applications for U status and subsequent adjustment of status. Course topics covered include eligible applicants and covered crimes, law enforcement certification issues, waivers of inadmissibility, applications for family members, extensions of status, travel and adjustment of status issues, and assessing and responding to problems throughout the process. 

September 6 – October 14, 2017

The four-week course identifies complex human needs created by global migration and how U.S.-based nonprofit immigration legal programs respond to such needs with varying services delivery models, legal and otherwise.  The course reveals the wealth of data immigration programs collect about their services and client outcomes.

August 1 - September 12

This six-week e-learning course provides the new immigration practitioner with an overview of immigration law concepts and the practice skills necessary to be an effective advocate.

The eight webinars in this series track the entire experience of representing an individual in immigration court. We will cover everything from case analysis at the inception of proceedings to seeking relief from removal, and filing BIA appeals.  The series will also review bond proceedings,  master calendar hearings, motions and other procedural issues,  and ethical issues in immigration court practice. Presenters will include the latest cases, court rules, and other legal developments in each webinar, and will share their practice tips based on years of experience representing individuals in removal proceeding