The BIA training is made available with the help of Professor Juan Carlos Gomez Director of the Carlos A. Costa Immigration and Human Rights Clinic at Florida International University along with practicing attorneys, former judges, law professors and attorneys from immigrant advocacy organizations.
This training is ONLY available for community-based, non-profit organization staff. Please note that you must send a copy of the organization’s IRS 501(c) 3 letter designating your agency as a non-profit to: Fax (954) 680-2023, or email a copy to [email protected]. Your registration will be confirmed upon receipt of this letter.
You will be responsible for bringing your own laptop. These seminars will be in English. No translation will be available.
Participants will need to purchase the following book directly from ILRC at www.ilrc.org . Once you have registered we will provide you with a discount code.
TOPICS FOR TRAINING INSTITUTE:
Overview of Immigration Law
How to Do Legal Research
Ethical Duties of Immigration Advocates
Grounds of Inadmissibility and Deportability
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
Deferred Action for Parental Responsibility (DAPA)
Visas for Victims of Crime: VAWA, U and T Visas
The Removal Process
Cancellation of Removal
Visas for Religious Workers [R Visas]
Registry, Legalization, Family Unity, NACARA Adjustment
The Rights of Immigrants and the Detention System
Special Immigrant Juvenile
Naturalization and Citizenship
The Role of the Immigration Advocate and Client Interviewing Skills
BIA Recognition and Accreditation
How to Open an Immigration Center
Hours of training for each institute: 40