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ABCs of Immigration Law For Newer Practitioners: Family-Based Immigration

July 19, 2012
Web Seminar

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ABCs of Immigration Law For Newer Practitioners: Family-Based Immigration [Web Seminar]

This 90-minute web seminar was originally presented Thursday, July 19, 2012, from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time

This introductory seminar for newer practitioners will provide an overview of family-based immigration and include the following:

  • The I-130 Petition
  • The I-129F Petition
  • Derivatives and Following-to-Join
  • Affidavit of Support
  • Priority Dates


Joseph B. De Mott (dl), San Antonio, TX
JosephB. De Mott obtained his Bachelor’s degree from theUniversityofTexasatAustinand hislaw degree from theUniversityofNebraska. Mr. De Mott was certified as a Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law in December 1981. He has helpedthousands of immigrants with all aspects of immigration law: deportations,employment-and family-based immigrant visas, nonimmigrant visas, citizenship,asylum, labor certifications, bonds, paroles, removal of conditions, etc. His e-mail is

Regina Jefferies, AILA Board of Governors, Phoenix, AZ
Regina Jefferies is the chair of the AILA Arizona Chapterand practices with the Law Office of Regina Jefferies, PLC. Her practice focuseson family-based immigration, consular processing, removal defense and asylum.She frequently lectures on immigration-related topics for AILA, the State Bar ofArizona and local universities.

Monica Saenz, San Antonio,TX
Monica Saenz obtained her Bachelor of Arts from SouthernMethodist University in 2005 and received her law degree from St. Mary'sUniversity School of Law in 2008. Ms. Saenz has experience in family-basedimmigration, naturalization, VAWA and U visa petitions, and removal defense. Sheis licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas and the United States District Courtfor the Western District of Texas.

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The "ABCs of Immigration Law For Newer Practitioners: Family-Based Immigration" web seminar takes place Thursday, July 19, 2012, at the times noted below:

2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time
1:00 pm-2:30 pm central time
12:00 pm-1:30 pm mountain time
11:00 am-12:30 pm pacific time

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