Fraud and Mistakes: Utilizing the INA §237(a)(1)(H) and §212(k) Waivers
April 28, 2020
2:00 PM (ET)
Waivers of removal can be complex, and many practitioners are wary of the infrequently used INA §237(a)(1)(H) and §212(k) waivers. Learn from our panel of experts how to spot a case eligible for a §237(a)(1)(H) or §212(k) waiver, how to apply, and how to resolve common issues that arise when applying.
- Procedural Issues When Applying for the Waiver
- What Types of Misrepresentation, Fraud, and Mistakes Are Covered?
- Determining Whether the Client Is "Otherwise Admissible"
- What Constitutes "Reasonable Diligence" for §212(k)?
- "Stacking" Waivers When Other Inadmissibility Issues Are Present
Margaret W. Wong (DL), Cleveland, Oh
Margaret W. Wong an award-winning practicing immigration lawyer, born in Hong Kong, is founder and managing partner of Margaret W. Wong & Associates, LLC, with offices in nine cities throughout the US. She is author of the book The Immigrant’s Way. She has won numerous awards and is a civic leader who educates and inspires others. Education: J.D. from State University of New York, Buffalo School of Law, 1976; also, holds 3 Honorary Degrees.
Flomy Javier Diza, San Francisco, CA
Flomy Javier Diza is a partner at Reeves Immigration Law Group. He is the Supervising Attorney of the San Francisco office and is certified by the State Bar of California as a Specialist in Immigration & Nationality Law. He obtained his J.D. from the University of the City of Manila in the Philippines.
David N. Simmons, Denver, CO
David N. Simmons is a private practitioner in Denver, CO. He is a former adjunct professor of immigration law at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. He is a member of AILA’s Colorado and Central Florida Chapters. He serves in the Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary) as the Rocky Mountain Region Legal Officer and is a National Legal Officer Emeritus. Mr. Simmons received his J.D. from the University of Denver in 1985.
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The Fraud and Mistakes: Utilizing the INA §237(a)(1)(H) and §212(k) Waivers web seminar takes place Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at the times noted below:
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