Seminar Number

8488

 

Early
Registration Fee:

$150

On-Site
Registration Fee:

$170

 

FAMILY IMMIGRATION LAW

JANUARY 24, 2014

State Bar of Georgia Headquarters
104 Marietta St. NW • Atlanta

CLE Hours:
6 CLE Hours including 1 Professionalism Hour and 3 Trial Practice Hours

Co-Sponsor:
Immigration Law Section, State Bar of Georgia

Presiding:
Safiya W. Byars, Program Co-Chair, Byars Firm, Inc., Chamblee
Monica S. Kinene, Program Co-Chair, Law Office of Monica S. Kinene, LLC, Chamblee

7:45

Registration and Continental Breakfast
(All attendees must check in upon arrival. A jacket or sweater is recommended.)

8:25

Welcome and Program Overview
Safiya W. Byars

8:30

Family Based Immigration: immigrant visa preference system, ADJUSTMENT AND CONSULAr INTERVIEWS
Fred “Rocky” Rawcliffe, Kuck Immigration Partners, LLC, Atlanta

9:15

Issues in family law immigration Cases With a Focus on Marriage bASED PETITIONS, ADOPTION, AND STEP-CHILDREN
Beryl Farris, Beryl Farris LLC Immigration Law, Atlanta

10:15

BREAK

10:30

COMMON ISSUES THAT TRIGGERS DENIALS, INITIATION OF DEPORTATION PROCEEDING AND INADMISSIBILTITY PROBLEMS WITH USCIS
Zaira Solano, Solano Law Firm, Decatur

11:30

INTRODUCTION TO COMMON WAIVERS WITH USCIS AND THE U.S. CONSULATE
Eli Echols, Law Offices of Socheat Chea, P.C, Duluth

12:15
Lunch (Included in registration fee)
12:45
POSSIBLE GROUNDS OF RELIEF FROM REMOVAL BASED ON FAMILY IMMIGRATION PETITIONS
Kristin Gledhill Williams, The Gledhill Law Firm, LLC, Chamblee
Grace Kennedy, Kuck Immigration Partners, LLC, Atlanta
1:45
FUNDAMENTALS OF NATURALIZATION
Kerry McGrath, Law Office of Kerry E. McGrath LLC, Atlanta
2:30
BREAK
2:45

Professionalism in immigration law
Zulma Lopez, Siskind Susser, Atlanta

3:30
ADJOURN