CBP/Consular Processing Issues
September 11, 2012
CBP/Consular Processing Issues [Audio Seminar]
This 90-minute audio seminar was originally presented Tuesday, September 11, 2012, from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time.
Many clients often grow frustrated when they receive USCIS approval of their petitions but then encounter problems with visa issuance at the post or are prevented from entering by CBP at a port of entry. This seminar will discuss trends at the consular posts and CBP ports of entry in general, as well as provide specific tips when dealing with particular posts.
- 221(g) Denials
- Administrative and Security Check Delays
- Status of the DS-260 at Posts?
- Verification of NIV Petitions by Consulate after USCIS Approval
- Immigrant Visa Fees Decrease/NIV Fees Increase
Kehrela M. Hodkinson (dl), AILA DOS Liaison Committee, London, UK
Kehrela M. Hodkinson is the founder of the London-based law firm, Hodkinson Law Group. Mrs. Hodkinson moved to theU.K.in 1993 and established her current practice. She is a founding member of the Rome District Chapter and was the chapter’s first chair. She was recognized in the 2011 International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers as one of the most highly regarded immigration lawyers worldwide.
Reginald A. Pacis, AILA Inter-Agency Liaison Committee and AILA Field Operations Liaison Committee Vice-Chair, Detroit, MI
Reginald A. (“Reggie”) Pacis is a share holder practicingin Butzel Long’s Detroit office. He joined the State Bar of Michigan in 1997. Mr. Pacis has handled a variety of immigration matters. As amember of AILA he served as chair of the AILA Michigan Chapter from 2003–05. Reggie has presented at several recent AILA National Conferences. He previously served as chair of the CBP Liaison Committee and is presently serving on the USCIS Field Operations Committee.
Edward Rios, El Paso, TX
Edward Rios is a shareholder with Cox Smith in the El Paso and San Antonio offices. He attended Harvard University and Boston University School of Law and is listed in Best Lawyers in America and Who’s Who International for corporate immigration law. He is an active AILA member and the immediate past chair of the Texas Chapter. He humbly provides pro bono legalrepresentation through the AILA Military Assistance Program.
AILA Members: $129*
Non-AILA Members: $199*
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The "CBP/Consular Processing Issues" audio seminar takes place Tuesday, September 11, 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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