How to Obtain BIA Recognition & Accreditation & Overview of Citizenship & Naturalization Law
WHEN: Wednesday, May, 16, 2012, 9am—5pm
WHERE: International Institute of Connecticut, Inc., 175 Main Street, 1st Floor, Hartford, CT 06106
WHO: Hosted by New York Immigrantion Coalition, the Partnership, and The International Institute of Connecticut
Street parking and limited parking lot spaces are available.
TOPICS COVERED IN SESSION
The morning session of this training will provide an overview of the requirements for obtaining Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) Recognition for your non-profit agency so that it may provide immigration legal services through Accredited Representatives. We also will cover the requirements for obtaining accreditation for individual non-attorney employees of recognized agencies. There is no CLE credit for the morning session. The afternoon training will cover basic topics relating to naturalization and citizenship. Topics will include acquisition and derivation of citizenship, eligibility for naturalization, impediments and bars to naturalization, practice and procedure. Both trainings will be conducted by Thomas J. Shea, Esq. of the NYIC staff.
New York State CLE Credit: 4 credits in professional practice.
Please email your registration form to Jonathan Vidal at Jvidal@thenyic.org
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