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CLE: Fundamentals of Immigration Law for Family Law and Juvenile Law Practitioners
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When: Tuesday, November 3
5:30 PM until 8:00 PM
Where: BAMC CLE Classroom
27 West Jefferson Street
Rockville, Maryland  20850
United States
Contact: Yesenia Mendez

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Speakers: Edward W. Neufville, III, The Law Firm of Edward W. Neufville and Parva Fattahi, Fattahi Immigration Law, LLC, BAMC Immigration Section Chair

In this seminar, you will learn about hot topics in marriage-based cases where one of the parties is not a United States citizen, as well as an overview on international adoptions. Presenters will also discuss immigration remedies for undocumented children in custody of social services or in family courts (adoption, SIJS, VAWA, etc.).

Topics include:

-          various types of immigration status as they relate to family law
Issue spotting in domestic relations cases with foreign nationals as petitioners or respondents
Bona fides of the marital relationship as seen in immigration petitions
Pre-nups and their implications on immigration petitions
When my immigration client can divorce?
Dual representation issues when marriage is troubled
Affidavit of support and U.S. citizen spouse’s financial responsibilities
International adoption of orphans v. non-orphans
-          Immigration remedies available for the victims of domestic violence