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Avoiding Future Travel Issues for Clients with COVID-19 Travel Complications

May 4, 2021
Web Seminar

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Presented 05/04/2021
2:00 PM (ET)
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format Web Seminar
SKU WS2021-05-04

Questions regarding travel have become complicated, and the rules seem like they are in constant flux. In this intermediate panel, our expert faculty will discuss travel issues across multiple statuses. They also will address returning resident issues, current travel restrictions, the latest on post-pandemic trends, and additional complications for tourists, residents, and visa travelers.

Featured Topics

  • Long COVID-Caused Stays Abroad
  • B-1/B-2 Extensions and the Consequences of Extended Processing Times on Departures and Returns
  • Overstays: Is There Any Mercy at All?
  • Visa Waivers and Satisfactory Departure
  • Consular Processing Times Post-COVID

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Ramon E. Curiel (DL), AILA Board of Governors/CBP Liaison Committee Vice Chair, San Antonio, TX

Assma Ali, Ridgeland, MS

Assma Ali is the founding attorney at the Law Offices of Ali & Associates, P.A. Ms. Ali has extensive experience in the Immigration Law field. She has represented clients from several countries, both detained and non-detained. Ms. Ali handles a wide variety of types of cases and has been extremely successful in doing so. Ms. Ali is a child of Yemeni immigrants, and is honored to be able to assist other immigrants during their journey.

Spojmie Nasiri, Pleasanton, CA

Spojmie Nasiri is principal attorney at the Law Office of Spojmie Nasiri, PC. Mrs. Nasiri received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California, Davis and her Juris Doctorate from Golden Gate University, School of Law. Mrs. Nasiri has been a member of the California State Bar since 2006 and is admitted to practice before the California Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court for Northern California. She has served as a panelist at various AILA seminars and conferences. In addition to English, Mrs. Nasiri is fluent in Pashto and Dari.

Lieselot Whitbeck, Stuart, FL

Lieselot Whitbeck is a global immigration lawyer at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, providing immigration support for corporate assignments and relocations to Europe, the Americas, and Asia. She is a member of the AILA Global Migration Section Analytics Committee, and since March 2020 has become adept at navigating consular processes amid widespread travel restrictions.

The speaker's/author's views do not necessarily represent the views of AILA, nor do they constitute legal advice or representation. Practice tips provided are based on the speaker's/author's experiences and the current state of the law. Please be sure to conduct legal research and analysis for your unique situation as the law changes quickly and experiences may differ from your own.

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The Avoiding Future Travel Issues for Clients with COVID-19 Travel Complications web seminar takes place Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 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 May 3, 2021.

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