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   Immigration Law 101

Description: This seminar will provide a general overview of the immigration system. Faculty will review the three main aspects of immigration law-family-based, employment-based, and removal/deportation (including the immigration consequences of criminal activity). Considerations will be given to various ethical issues that may arise during representation.

Seminar Code: MS121310

Date: Monday, December 13, 2010    Add to Outlook calendar (when prompted, click "Open")

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
(Registration at 5:30 p.m.; light supper included.)

Location: CBA Law Center, New Britain, CT

Event Cost: Member $75.00
  Non-member $125.00
  Law Student $25.00
  Paralegal Student $25.00
Credit Hours: Areas of Professional Practice 2.0 hrs (includes 0.5 hour ethics)

Program Faculty

Dana Bucin, Updike Kelly and Spellacy PC, Hartford

Michael Boyle, Law Offices of Michael Boyle, North Haven
Rita Provatas, Provatas McNamara LLC, New London
Andrew L. Wizner, Leete Kosto & Wizner LLP, Hartford

Program Schedule
6:00 Introduction to Immigration Law
6:15 Family-based Immigration
6:45 Employment-based Immigration
7:15 Removal/Deportation and Immigration
       Consequences of Criminal Activity
7:45 Questions and Answers

Who Should Attend
Young lawyers, law students, human resource representatives, or experienced practitioners who are considering expanding their practices into this field or want to learn more about the issues affecting immigrant clients. Criminal defense attorneys who want to understand how criminal convictions/pleas may affect immigration status will also benefit.

This seminar is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys.