Overcoming Difficulties with Foreign Documents
June 6, 2013
Overcoming Difficulties with Foreign DocumentsThis 90 minute web seminar will be recorded live on June 6, 2013, from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time.
Proving your client's identity and marital status seems simple. In many cases you just submit a copy of their birth or marriage certificate, or their divorce decree. But what happens when (for various reasons) your client doesn't have these documents? This seminar addresses some common issues that arise as a result of deficiencies in foreign documents.
- Common Issues with Certificates — Birth, Marriage, and Divorce
- Methods to Prove That a Foreign Marriage or Divorce Is Effective
- Matter of Hosseinian and Matter of Ma
- Foreign Document Certification Process — When and How to Use It
- Proving Validity of Foreign Documents — Using the Library of Congress, Country Experts and Other Resources
- Affidavits From Friends and Relatives in Lieu of Original Documents
- Problematic Countries — Kenya, Somalia, Liberia, China, India, etc.
FacultyBrian Aust (dl), Minneapolis, MN
Brian Aust is a partner with Aust Schmiechen, P.A. He is past liaison with the USCIS Office in Bloomington, MN and currently serves as a special AILA envoy from the Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter to the Visa Office on matters relating to Somali visa processing through the Consulate in Nairobi. Mr. Aust received his J.D. from Hamline University School of Law (2000).
Glenn Faulk, New York, NY
Glenn Faulk is the Senior Manager, Knowledge Management with Pro-Link GLOBAL. He has 20 years of expertise in managing complex global immigration matters for Fortune 500 companies and global mobility suppliers. Mr. Faulk received his Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from the University of Georgia (1990), is GMS and Six Sigma certified, and regularly publishes changes and updates affecting the global immigration industry.
Poorvi Rohit Chothani, Mumbai, India
Poorvi Rohit Chothani is the founder and managing partner of LawQuest, a full service law firm in India. Her practice areas include global immigration, corporate, and employment law. Ms. Chothani, an alumna of the Penn Law School, is a licensed attorney in India and New York. She is a registered, practicing solicitor in England and Wales, is active at a national and international level on global migration, and is a founding member of AILA's Global Migration Group and a member of AILA's Rome District Chapter. She has authored a book, "Doing Business in India: An Overview for Human Resource Professionals" which was launched at SHRM 2009, where she was a speaker.
Seminar RecordingIncluded with registration, participants in the live seminar will receive a free downloadable recording of the seminar. It will be available in participant's Agora Digital Library approximately 4-7 business days from the seminar date.
Registration & Pricing
|AILA Member/International Associates||$129.00|
|AILA Member's Paralegal||$129.00|
|AILA Nonprofit Members||$129.00|
|AILA Law Student Members||$129.00|
|Nonmember Law Students||$199.00|
You can register for this event quickly and securely online by adding this item to your cart and paying by credit card or e-check. If for some reason you need to mail or fax in your registration, you can also download and complete a registration form.
If you register online, do not also mail in a registration form.
The "Overcoming Difficulties with Foreign Documents " web seminar takes place Thursday, June 6, 2013 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
The registration deadline for this seminar is 11:59 pm ET on 6/5/2013.
Tuition AssistanceFull and partial tuition assistance will be offered to participants based on need and availability for all audio and web seminars. Please complete the tuition assistance application for consideration.
CLE InformationPlease note that your jurisdiction may limit the amount of distance learning credit you can earn. To view details on your jurisdiction's credit restrictions and CLE requirements, please visit the CLE Center.
To view CLE eligibility and the number of credits you may claim for completing this 90-minute seminar, please visit webCLE.
- Florida - Attorneys must apply individually for approval of live audio/web seminars in Florida. Programs are typically approved
For more information about CLE credit, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.