The ICE-Man Cometh
July 10, 2018
02:00 PM (ET)
|Format||Live Audio Seminar|
Clients attending routine ICE check-ins for the Intensive Supervision Appearance Program (ISAP) and similar programs may now face being arrested. Panelists will discuss how to prepare clients holistically for an ICE interview so that they know what to expect and will be ready for all eventualities.
- Preparing an Effective Stay of Removal Application
- Discussing Safety/Custody Plan for Children If Client Is Arrested and Advising Client on Custody Documents
- Putting Financial/Property Affairs in Order in Case of an Extended Absence
- How to Effectively Represent Your Client at an ICE Interview
- Todd Becraft (DL), Los Angeles, CA
Todd Becraft, Los Angeles, CA, has practiced law for over thirty years. He was an assistant county attorney for Orange County, New York representing the Department of Social Services in Family Court with regard to child support and child welfare issues from 1989 to 1995. He relocated to California and has been practicing immigration law for over fifteen years. He was an associate at the Law Office of Judith Wood focusing on political asylum and deportation defense. In 2009, he took over the law practice of Timothy Everett, now an immigration judge in Los Angeles, California.
- Heather Prendergast, AILA Board of Governors / ICE Liaison Committee Chair, Cleveland, OH
Heather Drabek Prendergast, an Elected Director on AILA’s Board of Governors, practices in Cleveland, OH where she is Of Counsel with Aljijakli & Kosseff, LLC. From 2015 to 2018 she chaired AILA’s National ICE Liaison Committee. She regularly speaks about immigration issues at local, regional, and national conferences, and serves on several conference planning committees. Ms. Prendergast is an Adjunct Professor at Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law where she teaches Immigration & Nationality Law. Her practice focuses on complex removal defense including trials, appeals, and federal court litigation; employment-based immigration for skilled professionals; family-based immigration; asylum; and naturalization. Ms. Prendergast is a graduate of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in Cleveland, OH and Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. She is an avid equestrian and runner.
- Eva Eitzen, Albuquerque, NM
Eva Eitzen is an attorney with Rebecca Kitson Law in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Ms. Eitzen’s practice focuses on humanitarian relief, family-based immigration, and removal defense. Prior to joining Rebecca Kitson Law, Ms. Eitzen was Legal Director of New Mexico Immigrant Law Center, where she worked for five years. Ms. Eitzen supervised NMILC’s direct legal services program as well as provided direct representation. Ms. Eitzen previously practiced immigration law at Catholic Charities in Houston, Texas, where she supervised the agency’s crime victim and pro bono attorney programs. Ms. Eitzen obtained her law degree in 2003 magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center, where she was awarded the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award for Advocacy based on her clinical experience in asylum law. Ms. Eitzen is currently the Chair of the Immigration Law Section of the New Mexico Bar.
|AILA Member/International Associates||$129|
|AILA Members’ Paralegals||$129|
|AILA Nonprofit Members||$129|
|AILA Law Student Members||$129|
|Nonmember Law Students||$199|
The The ICE-Man Cometh audio seminar takes place Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 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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