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Family - Based Consular Processing: I Knew You Were Trouble

November 19, 2013
Audio Seminar

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Family-Based Consular Processing: I Knew You Were Trouble

This 90 minute audio seminar was presented live on November 19, 2013, from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time.

Do you see red when thinking about dealing with consulates on immigrant visa and K-3 cases? Do you feel like consular rules are always changing, forcing you to begin again each time you take a consular case? Are you questioning whether you should have said “no” to taking the case, while your clients feel like they will never be reunited with their families? Our experts (who know these feelings all too well) discuss the latest trends in consular processing and K-3 visas. Learn strategies and practical tips for getting your clients back safe and sound.

  • Immigrant Visa Electronic Processing --Tell Me Why I Have to Do This?
  • Immigrant Visa Non-electronic Processing --Crazier Than Electronic Processing?
  • Building a Timeline for Handling Consular Processing Cases When Everything Seems to Take Fifteen Months or More
  • Strategies for Using the K-3 Visa
  • How to Deal with Visa Refusals and Communicate with the Consulate When Officers are Mean


Jonelle Ocloo, Columbia, MD
Jonelle Ocloo is Managing Attorney of the Law Offices of Jonelle Ocloo, LLC. She currently serves as Chair-Elect of the Maryland State Bar Association's Immigration Law Section. She is a member of AILA's National Practice Management Committee. Ms. Ocloo received her J.D. from Yale Law School.

Heather C. Sivaraman, Chapel Hill, NC
Heather Sivaraman is an attorney with the Law Offices of Dayna Kelly, PC. She is a past chair of the North Carolina Bar Association Immigration Law Committee, and serves on AILA's Advocacy and Media Liaison committees.

Susan Waller Ramos, El Paso, TX
Susan Waller Ramos is an attorney with Cox Smith Matthews Incorporated in El Paso. She is a past Vice Chair of AILA's Carolinas Chapter and currently serves on AILA's CBP Liaison Committee. She is a graduate of Emory University and St. Mary's University School of Law. She is licensed to practice law in Texas, New Mexico, and North Carolina.

Seminar Recording

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Registration & Pricing

  Registration Price
AILA Member/International Associates $129.00
AILA Members’ Paralegals $129.00
AILA Nonprofit Members $129.00
AILA Law Student Members $129.00
Nonmember Attorneys $199.00
Other Nonmembers $199.00
Nonprofit Nonmembers $199.00
Nonmember Law Students $199.00

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The "Family-Based Consular Processing: I Knew You Were Trouble" audio seminar takes place Tuesday, November 19, 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 11/18/2013.

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