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T Visas for Crime Victims

February 20, 2014
Audio Seminar

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  • $199.00

T Visas for Crime Victims

This 90 minute audio seminar was presented live on February 20, 2014, from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time.

Since 2000, the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act (TVPA) has given crime victims T visa protection. Eligibility limitations to the crimes of sex trafficking and forced labor often discourages advocates from pursuing T visa relief in favor of the more expansive array of qualifying crimes under the U visa. However, the U visa can present its own perils, often making the T visa a more powerful alternative tool for crime victims. Learn about T visa myths and misconceptions that lead practitioners to ignore the T visa. Join our panel of experts as they discuss strategies for successful outcomes.

  • Supplement A Issues
  • No Need to Give Up —Continued Presence Is Not a Requirement for the I-914
  • What If Law Enforcement Has No Interest in Your Client's Cooperation?
  • Secondary Evidence Succeeds: The Court Records, Client's Civil Action Complaint, Witness Affidavits, and Hospital Records
  • Communication and Offers of Cooperation with Law Enforcement Agencies Even If Prosecution Is Not Ongoing


Faculty

Timothy Fallon, Yonkers, NY
Timothy Fallon is Senior Immigration Counsel at My Sisters’ Place, representing survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking in VAWA, T visa, U visa, SIJS, asylum, Battered Spouse Waiver, Naturalization and immigration court cases. Tim served as a speaker at the 2011 AILA Annual Conference in San Diego, the 14th Annual New York AILA Chapter Immigration Symposium, the 2012 AILA Annual Conference in Nashville and a September 2013 AILA Webinar, “Remedios de Inmigración para Víctimas.”

Salima O. Khakoo, Saint Paul, MN
Salima Oines Khakoo is the CEO/managing attorney of American Dream Law LLC, located in the Minneapolis/Saint Paul area. Ms. Khakoo has a Masters in Public Affairs and a J.D. from Hamline University School of Law. As contract attorney for non-profits, Civil Society and Access Justice, she is actively involved in legal options for trafficking and other crime victims. She is an adjunct faculty at Hamline University School of Law and William Mitchell College of Law.

Cindy C. Liou, San Francisco, CA
Cindy C. Liou currently practices law in the areas of human trafficking, immigration law, family law, and domestic violence. She directs the Human Trafficking Project at Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach in San Francisco, California. She is the winner of the 2013 San Francisco Collaborative Against Human Trafficking Modern Day Abolitionist Award for Policy and Advocacy. Cindy is also the co-author of several articles and the forthcoming second edition of Representing Survivors of Human Trafficking.

Seminar Recording

Included 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

  Registration Price
Members
AILA Member/International Associates $59.00
AILA Members’ Paralegals $59.00
AILA Nonprofit Members $59.00
AILA Law Student Members $59.00
Nonmembers
Nonmember Attorneys $199.00
Other Nonmembers $199.00
Nonprofit Nonmembers $199.00
Nonmember Law Students $199.00


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The "T Visas for Crime Victims" audio seminar takes place Thursday, February 20, 2014, 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 02/19/2014.

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Cancellation Policy

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