Immigration Law for Defense Lawyers – What criminal defense lawyers must know before representing foreign nationals in criminal courts

Event Start:
04/08/2024 4:00 PM
Event End:
04/08/2024 6:00 PM

Date & Time: Monday, April 8, 2024 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM ET
Webinar Fee: $65

This Program Online Only

This CLE has been approved for 2.0 credit hours by the CPCS Adult Criminal and Appeals, CAFL, and the YAD and YAD Appeals panels.


Annelise Araujo, Esq., Araujo & Fisher, LLC

Melanie Shapiro, Esq., Law Office of Melanie Shapiro

Join our expert panel and learn about representing criminal defendants who are foreign nationals and what criminal defense lawyers needs to know about convictions and immigration law. This CLE will focus on the following areas:

  • What is a conviction for immigration law purposes?
  • Why does it matter for your client AND for you?
  • Types of crimes affecting the status of foreign nationals:
    • Crimes involving moral turpitude
    • Aggravated felonies
    • Crimes of domestic violence
    • Firearms offenses
  • Strategies to mitigate immigration consequences.
  • Working with immigration attorneys.
  • Immigration relief through criminal court – Us, Ts, and S visas


Online registration is encouraged. For assistance, questions on group discounts, accommodations requests, special billing, program content, out-of-state CLE credits, and general CLE information contact Michael Saporito by email at Registrations accepted in order of receipt. Registration fees are non-refundable. Most Social Law Library CLE events are recorded. The recording is available by digital download, generally within a week after the program date.CLE credit, when applicable, is only granted when the live webinar is attended. 

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