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51st Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute

Released on: Dec. 13, 2018
Running Time: 12:29:28

PLI’s 51st Annual Immigration & Naturalization Institute will offer an outstanding faculty of leading practitioners who will discuss recent developments, key immigration trends, and practical strategies.

Lecture Topics [Total time 12:29:]

Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program.

  • Opening Remarks* [00:10:12]
    Cynthia Juarez Lange
  • Washington Update [01:00:41]
    Rebecca Peters, Austin T. Fragomen, Jr.
  • Trends in Processing and Policy at USCIS – Practical Tips [00:56:46]
    Robert C. Divine, David Grunblatt, Cynthia Juarez Lange
  • State Department/Consular Affairs Update [01:00:57]
    Anastasia Tonello, Kathleen Campbell Walker
  • Permanent Labor Certification Program (PERM) – Current Adjudication Trends and Anticipated Changes [01:15:32]
    Catherine L. Haight, Vincent W. Lau, Sarah K. Peterson
  • Challenges in H-1B practice – Outsourcing, the H-1B Cap, and Increased Labor Condition Application (LCA) Enforcement [00:58:09]
    Cyrus D. Mehta, William A. Stock
  • Adjustment of Status (AOS) vs. Consular Processing [01:00:01]
    Ally Bolour, Jason T. Abrams
  • Keeping Families Together – Developments in Policy and Processing [00:58:46]
    Charles Kuck
  • Federal Court Litigation Update [01:19:13]
    Lucas Guttentag, Trudy S. Rebert
  • Vulnerable Populations and Relief Under the Current Administration [01:31:57]
    Lori Adams, Mark R. von Sternberg
  • Ethical Issues for the Immigration Practitioner [01:16:36]
    Robert E. Juceam, Claire R. Thomas
  • Preparing Employers for Greater Government Scrutiny [01:00:31]
    Marketa Lindt, Allen Orr Jr

The purchase price of this Web Program includes the following articles from the Course Handbook available online:

  • COMPLETE COURSE HANDBOOK
  • Overview of Major Developments in Immigration Law and Practice 2017–2018 (October 1, 2018)
    Austin T. Fragomen
  • An H-1B Journey from RFE to Denial to Approval; Dealing with This Year’s Flavor of the Month for Denials
    David Grunblatt
  • 2018 Consular Review
    Kathleen Campbell Walker
  • Let’s Get Trained About On-the-Job Training in the PERM Context (September 21, 2018)
    Vincent W. Lau, Catherine L. Haight, Sarah K. Peterson
  • The Draconian Documentation Regime for Third Party Arrangements in H-1B Visa Petitions (March 5, 2018)
    Cyrus D. Mehta
  • Suspension of Premium Processing: Another Attack on the H-1B Program (September 3, 2018)
    Cyrus D. Mehta
  • Laura D. Francis, Tata Immigration Case Could Shake IT Companies to ‘Very Core’ (September 12, 2018)
    Cyrus D. Mehta
  • Long-Time Visa Holders Fear New Immigration Guidance on Questioning Prior Approvals (November 15, 2017)
    William A. Stock
  • Challenging Times for the H-1B Visa Holders and Their Employers (March 14, 2018)
    William A. Stock
  • How Trump Will Reduce Immigration Without Changing the INA or Even 8 CFR
    Ira J. Kurzban
  • Vidal v. Nielsen, Amended Memorandum & Order & Preliminary Injunction, 16-cv-04756 (NGG)(JO) (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 13, 2018)
    Trudy S. Rebert
  • Litigation Related to the DACA Program (September 4, 2018)
    Trudy S. Rebert
  • Status of Current DACA Litigation (September 6, 2018)
    Trudy S. Rebert
  • The Provisional Waiver—What It Means and Who Can Use It
    Charles H. Kuck
  • USCIS Finalizes Guidance on Job Changes by Employment-Based Adjustment Applicants (March 22, 2016), available at www.Fragomen.com
    Cynthia Juarez Lange
  • USCIS to Require In-Person Interviews for Employment-Based Adjustment Applicants (August 28, 2017), available at www.Fragomen.com
    Cynthia Juarez Lange
  • Update—Employment-Based Adjustment Interviews: What Foreign Nationals Need to Know (December 14, 2017), available at www.Fragomen.com
    Cynthia Juarez Lange
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Policy Memorandum, PM-602-0122.1, Determining Whether a New Job Is in “the Same or a Similar Occupational Classification” for Purposes of Section 204(j) Job Portability (March 18, 2016)
    Cynthia Juarez Lange
  • Outline of United States Asylum Law: Substantive Criteria and Procedural Concerns (July 27, 2018)
    Mark R. von Sternberg
  • Ethical Issues for the Immigration Practitioner
    Robert E. Juceam
  • Scott Titshaw, Conflicts of Interests and Waivers in Family Practice
    Claire R. Thomas
  • Ethical Issues in Representing Children in Immigration Proceedings, AILA Ethics Committee and the AILA Practice & Professionalism Center
    Claire R. Thomas
  • Contradictory I-9 Guidance in the Age of Trump
    Katherine J. Pynoos, Cynthia Juarez Lange

Presentation Material

  • IMMIGRATION IN THE TRUMP ERA
    Austin T. Fragomen, Jr., Rebecca Peters
  • Permanent Labor Certification (PERM)—Current Adjudication Trends and Anticipated Changes
    Catherine L. Haight, Vincent W. Lau, Sarah K. Peterson
  • Successful Strategies for Waivers
    Charles Kuck
  • Immigration
    Lucas Guttentag
  • Ethical Issues for the Immigration Practitioner
    Robert E. Juceam, Claire R. Thomas
  • Supplemental Materials
    Allen Orr Jr
Chairperson(s)
Cynthia Juarez Lange ~ Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP
Speaker(s)
Jason Abrams ~ Abrams & Abrams LLP
Lori Adams ~ Director, Immigration Intervention Project, Sanctuary for Families
Ally Bolour ~ Bolour Immigration Group, APC
Robert C. Divine ~ Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
Austin T. Fragomen, Jr. ~ Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP
David Grunblatt ~ Proskauer
Lucas Guttentag ~ Robina Foundation Distinguished Senior Fellow and Lecturer in Law, Yale Law School, Professor of the Practice of Law, Stanford Law School
Catherine L. Haight ~ Haight Law Group, PLC
Robert E. Juceam ~ Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Charles Kuck ~ Kuck Baxter Immigration Partners LLC
Vincent W. Lau ~ Clark Lau LLC
Marketa Lindt ~ Sidley Austin LLP
Cyrus D. Mehta ~ Cyrus D. Mehta & Partners PLLC
Allen Orr Jr ~ Orr Immigration Law Firm P.C.
Rebecca Peters ~ Director, Policy Engagement, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Sarah K. Peterson ~ SPS Immigration PLLC
Trudy S. Rebert ~ Staff Attorney, National Immigration Law Center
William A. Stock ~ Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP
Claire R. Thomas ~ Adjunct Professor and Director of Asylum Clinic, New York Law School
Anastasia Tonello ~ Laura Devine Attorneys LLC
Mark R. von Sternberg ~ Senior Attorney, Immigrant & Refugee Services, Catholic Charities Community Services/Archdiocese of New York
Kathleen Campbell Walker ~ Dickinson Wright PLLC
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