MCLE Training: Current Issues for LGBT Immigrants
5:30pm - 7:00pm
San Francisco Bar Association Board Room
Presented by Cara Jobson, Esq., Wiley & Jobson.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
1.5 General CLE Credits
Overview: This training will address the latest developments for LGBT immigrants, including strategies for same-sex binational couples, challenges to the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), determining when (and when not) to file an I-130 petition for a same-sex spouse, how to ask for prosecutorial discretion, and whether a same-sex partner can be a “qualifying relative” under immigration law for the purposes of cancellation of removal and other hardship waivers.
To RSVP: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 415-782-9000 ext. 8651
Who Can Attend? All active ALRP Panel Attorneys and associates at partner pro bono law firms are welcome to attend any of ALRP’s free MCLE trainings. Attorneys who wish to attend but who are not currently members of ALRP are requested to join our Panel and accept two referrals in the next year. Due to space limitations, attorneys who have not yet joined our Panel are requested to attend only one free training per season. After joining the Panel, attorneys can attend as many trainings as they like.
BASF/VLSP CLE programs have been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education and Legal Specialization credit by the State Bar of California. The Bar Association of San Francisco is a State Bar of California certified provider.This event is categorized as: