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Immigration is one of the fastest growing specialty areas of law for paralegals. This course will help paralegals become an asset to law firms and skillfully assist them in this important and ever developing area of law. The course provides a basic introduction to the theory and practice of immigration law, with an emphasis on law and procedures in the following areas: family and employment immigrant visas, non-immigrant visas, and naturalizations. Participants will gain an understanding of immigration theory and practice and develop practical skills in preparation of forms and supporting documentation, client interviews and case preparation. The course will serve as a tool to help immigration paralegals provide more effective assistance to their supervising attorneys. The course also serves as a useful training tool when onboarding new employees into an immigration law firm that have not had immigration law exposure before.
Bruce E. Buchanan, Esq.
April 11, 2019
Section I. The Basics
Section II. Client Management and Research Skills
Section III. Nonimmigrant Visa Status – Temporary
Section IV. Immigrant Visa Status ~ The Permanent Track
Section V. US Citizenship – Naturalization
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