DC Bar To Offer Immigration Series

Tuesday, May 1, 2007 - 01:00

The DC Bar Association has scheduled a four-part series of CLE seminars titled What Every Lawyer Should Know About Immigration Law.

Each session takes place from 6 to 9:15 p.m. at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1250 H Street, NW, Washington, DC.

The schedule includes:

• Tuesday, May 8, Part 1: Overview and Ethics, focusing on how immigration relates to the interplay between law and the globalization of commerce and labor;

• Tuesday, May 15, Part 2: Family-Based Immigration Law and Domestic Relations, covering the interaction of domestic relations with family-based immigration, including special immigration options for battered spouses;

• Tuesday, May 22, Part 3: Business Immigration Law for Business Lawyers, examining the increasing relationship between corporate and immigration law, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate immigration liabilities, temporary nonimmigrant visas, and how foreign workers can secure permanent resident "green-card" status;

• Tuesday, May 29, Part 4: Immigration Implications of Criminal Convictions, including how to structure pleas to avoid immigration consequences and how to preserve client rights to assert defenses to removal.

The program chair is Michael Maggio, Maggio Kattar, P.C.

For details on registration fees and CLE credits, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

To register for any of the sessions, call (202) 626-3488 or visit www.dcbar.org.