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Abandonment of Citizenship

Thursday November 29 , 2012

  • By: Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC)
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    This event takes place online.
    Webinar/Teleseminar, United States
  • Contact:
    Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC)
    415-255-9499 ext. 725
  • Website: www.ilrc.org

This advanced webinar will focus on significant aspects of the law that tend to be overlooked: the loss of American citizenship and its potentially painful consequences, not only for the naturalized citizen who got it unlawfully or others who abandon it voluntarily, but also for relatives who might have acquired or could acquire an immigration benefit through them. We will examine the grounds for and procedures related to denaturalization and the acts under INA §349 that may be construed as a voluntary abandonment.

Presenters:

  • Don Ungar, Of Counsel to Simmons & Ungar and the ILRC
    With more than 40 years of immigration law experience, Don has litigated numerous cases before the Board of Immigration Appeals, the federal district courts, courts of appeal and the United States Supreme Court. He was the recipient of the first Jack Wasserman Award for excellence in litigation by the American Immigration Lawyers Association, as well as the Phillip Burton Immigration and Civil Rights Award.
  • Nora Privitera, ILRC Special Projects Attorney & Lead Staff Attorney, Attorney of the Day (AOD) Consultation Service
    Nora is the author of ILRC's most popular publication, Hardship in Immigration Law: How to Prepare a Winning Case in Waiver and Cancellation of Removal Cases, and Remedies and Strategies for Permanent Resident Clients.
  • CLE Credit Comments: 1.0 CA
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