IMMIGRATION CONSEQUENCES OF CRIMINAL CONDUCT - What do practitioners need to know to best represent their noncitizen clients?

Event Start:
05/20/2020 4:00 PM
Event End:
05/20/2020 6:00 PM

When: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Social Law Library, Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: $65

CPCS approved for 2.0 CLE credit hours for the post-conviction, CAFL, and YAD panels.

Matthew Cameron, Esq., Cameron Law Offices
Eliana C. Nader, Esq., Magaletta & McCarthy
Heather Yountz, Esq., Demissie & Church
Mahsa Khanbabai, Esq., Khanbabai Immigration Law (moderator)

Recent changes to immigration law and an increase in immigration enforcement have resulted in significant consequences for noncitizens with criminal histories. Convictions for minor criminal offenses can lead to deportation and loss of status, and court dispositions that appear favorable may cause serious and irreversible immigration consequences. In this presentation, you can learn how to best help noncitizen clients facing potential immigration consequences.

Three experienced immigration attorneys will discuss this intersection of criminal and immigration law. Topics to be covered include:

• How to assess a client’s immigration status and history
• The definition of a conviction in Massachusetts
• ICE presence in courthouses
• Immigration consequences of criminal activity
• Defenses to deportation and paths to lawful status
• Post-conviction relief
• How recent rulings could impact noncitizens

This program will give advocates the tools and knowledge to best represent their noncitizen clients.

Online registration is encouraged. For assistance, questions on group discounts, special billing, program content, out-of-state CLE credits, and general CLE information contact Michael Saporito at Space is limited. Registrations accepted in order of receipt. Same day registrations are $5.00 extra. Registration fees are non-refundable. Registrants for this program acknowledge that during the program their photographic or videographic images may be incidentally taken; registrants agree that the submission of their registrations for this program constitutes their written consent to the Social Law Library’s use of any such image in print and online materials solely for promotion of the Library’s noncommercial CLE seminars and other educational events and activities. Most Social Law Library CLE events are audio recorded. The audio recording is available by digital download, generally within a week after the program date. Most downloads include print material and are $19.95 each. This product purchase is separate from CLE registration and is not included in the price of a CLE registration. CLE credit is only granted when the live program is attended.

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