Tuesday June 26
Complex Immigrant Visa Processing Matters

The immigrant visa process is complicated and often fraught with problems. Come learn what issues may trip up your clients and how to successfully ensure approval of your clients’  applications for immigrant visas at U.S. Embassies and Consulates. The discussion will cover the New FAM, Affidavits of Support, Visa Revocations, Fraud, Unlawful Presence, the Travel Ban, Waivers and other emerging issues. 

  • When
    Tuesday, June 26, 2018
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location
    Legal Services NYC - Central
    40 Worth St., 6th floor
    New York, NY 10013

  • CLE Credits
    Ethics and Professionalism: 0.50
    Areas of Professional Practice: 2.50
  • Format
    Traditional Live Classroom
  • Practice Area(s)
  • Price: $0
  • Materials
    Contains 1 training item(s)

About the Faculty

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    Audrey Carr (Speaker)

    M. Audrey Carr, the Director of Immigration and Special Projects at Legal Services NYC, has practiced immigration law for more than ten years. Trained in International Business management, with degrees from Earlham College and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (MBA), Ms. Carr went to work for the United Nations Development Fund for Women in New York and Harare, Zimbabwe. She subsequently earned a law degree at St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas, and practiced law in Minneapolis, in both a non-profit and a private law firm setting. Her private practice centered on asylum, deportation, consular processing, Federal Court litigation and family-based immigration, including work with battered immigrants and crime victims. Ms. Carr is a member of the New York State Bar, and is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). She speaks French fluently and is extensively involved in advocacy on behalf of immigrants, veterans and language access policies.
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    Cheryl David (Speaker)

    Cheryl R. David handles all aspects of immigration law with an emphasis on removal and family-based cases. She was an elected director of AILA's Board of Governors from June 2007 through May 2013. Previously, she served as the national Chair of the Executive Office for Immigration Review on behalf of AILA from 2009-12. She chaired AILA's national ICE liaison committee from 2007-10 and served as Chair of the New York chapter of AILA from 2006-07. In addition, she was locally the chair of the ICE detention and removal committee from the 2007-10 and oversaw the EOIR/AILA juvenile pro-bono docket. Ms. David was on the Board of Directors of the City Bar Fund from 2007-13 and member of ?Katzman study group?. Currently, she is member of the Federal Bar Association, Immigration Law Section, NY and Southern District. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Asista. She is a frequent lecturer on removal and family-based immigration issues both nationally and internationally. She is admitted to practice in New York, Massachusetts, and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.