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Preparing U-Visa Applications

Tuesday October 26 , 2010

  • By: Legal Aid Of North Carolina (Charlotte Office), Legal Services of Southern Piedmont LSC funded
  • Time: 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Mecklenburg County Bar (MCB) Center
    438 Queens Road
    Charlotte, NC
  • Contact:
    Mecklenburg County Bar
    704-375-6209
  • Website: www.meckbar.org
CLE Hours:

4.0 CLE hours

Date/Time:

Tuesday morning, October 26, 2010
8:30 a.m. Registration and light breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. CLE Training

Location:

Mecklenburg County Bar (MCB) Center
438 Queens Road
Charlotte 28207

Description:

Learn how to assist immigrant victims of crimes of domestic violence, sexual assault, felonious assault, kidnapping, and other related crimes who have assisted in the investigation and/or prosecution of the criminal activity committed against them.

This four hour CLE will teach participants how to work with low-income clients of diverse cultural backgrounds, identify issues which could prevent applicants from obtaining a U visa, prepare a waiver for such issues, obtain certification from law enforcement, and submit a winning U visa application as an affirmative application to US Citizenship and Immigration Services and as a possible defense to removal proceedings.

Speakers:

Rona Karacaova (Staff Attorney/Coordinator, Battered Immigrant Project), Traci Massey (Attorney/Program Director
Immigrant Justice Program), REGISTRATION

Download the registration form here and return via:
Phone: 704-375-8624
Fax: 704-333-6209
Mail: 438 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC 28207

FEES:

$160 MCB Immigration Section member rate
$190 Non-section member
$50 Pro bono attorney rate*
$90 paralegal rate
Free for Charlotte School of Law 3L Students

*Attendees paying the pro bono rate agree to accept one immigration law case through the Mecklenburg County Bar's Volunteer Lawyer Program.

  • CLE Credit Comments: 4.0 General CLE Hours

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