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Adjustment Exceptions that Feel Like Magic

August 12, 2021
Web Seminar

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Presented 08/12/2021
2:00 PM (ET)
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format Web Seminar
SKU WS2021-08-12

The speakers on this beginner to intermediate panel will discuss various adjustment categories and how to process them. They also will address §245(i), the status of regulations designed to counter Matter of Arrabally, when and how to ask for advanced parole for eligible clients, and potential adjustment-related changes the Biden Administration may undertake.

Featured Topics

  • Adjustment Based on Relative or Employment Petitions for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Recipients, U and T Visa Holders, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Holders, etc.
    • Expired U Visas, T Visas, and TPS
  • 245(i) Lives On: How Does §245(i) Work? Is It an Admission If Your Client Needs to Readjust?
  • Effect of District and Local Court Opinions on Adjustment Eligibility
  • Foundlings; “Registry” and Western Hemisphere Cases; Residency and Family Unity Through Legalization, Special Agricultural Worker (SAW), and the Nicaraguan Adjustment and Central American Relief Act (NACARA)

Free Seminar Recordings with AILA Membership Starting March 2021

Please note, all 2021 seminar recordings are free to AILA members starting in March 2021, as part of a new service provided with AILA membership. AILA encourages live attendance for those wishing to ask questions of the speakers. CLE credit is included with purchase for live participants.

Recordings will be available approximately two weeks after the live event. Recordings are CLE eligible in most jurisdictions. A CLE administration fee will apply for AILA members interested in obtaining CLE Credit. More details available [here].


Ericka Catherine Curran (DL), Dayton, OH

Ericka Curran joined the University of Dayton School of Law in August 2019 as an Assistant Professor in the Legal Professions department and was named Leadership Honors Program Director in May 2020. Professor Curran comes to UD after a twelve-year background in clinical and experiential legal education with a focus on immigration and human rights. Prof. Curran received her law degree from Seattle University School of Law.

Nathan Randal Bogart, Fayetteville, AR

Nathan leads his firm’s removal defense and immigration litigation practice. He is an experienced litigator and has successfully represented clients before immigration and federal courts throughout the United States. He has also earned reversals and agreed remands from the appellate courts. Nathan frequently presents on immigration and law firm management topics by local, state, and national associations and community organizations. Nathan has been recognized by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and Arkansas United for his service to the community.

Christine M. Hernandez, Denver, CO

Christine‌ ‌M.‌ ‌Hernandez‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌shareholder‌ ‌at‌ ‌Hernandez‌ ‌&‌ ‌Associates,‌ ‌PC.‌ ‌and‌ ‌specializes‌ ‌in‌ ‌removal‌ ‌defense, including appellate work,‌ ‌and‌ ‌family-based‌ ‌immigration‌ ‌matters.‌ ‌Christine‌ ‌was‌ ‌recognized‌ ‌as‌ ‌a‌ ‌Super‌ ‌Lawyers‌ ‌Rising‌ ‌Star‌ ‌from‌ 2016-2018 ‌‌and‌ ‌has been named‌ ‌a‌ ‌Colorado‌ ‌Super‌ ‌Lawyer‌ ‌since‌ ‌2019.‌ ‌She‌ ‌has‌ ‌been‌ ‌recognized‌ ‌as‌ ‌a‌ ‌Top‌ ‌Latino‌ ‌Lawyer‌ ‌since‌ ‌2017‌ ‌and‌ ‌was‌ ‌named‌ ‌one‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌Most‌ ‌Powerful‌ ‌Latinas‌ ‌in‌ ‌Law‌ ‌in‌ ‌2018‌ ‌by‌ ‌the‌ ‌Latino‌ ‌Leaders‌ ‌Magazine.‌

Linda Osberg-Braun, Miami, FL

Linda Osberg-Braun is known among her peers, judges, and lawyers as a problem solver, and the authority on immigration law. She enjoys speaking at the Annual Immigration Law Update, the Florida Bar, Catholic Charities Legal Services educational programs, and other community outreach group events. She has served the University of Miami School of Law as an Adjunct Professor of advanced immigration courses. She has been recognized by the media for her expertise on immigration law and is frequently quoted in national and international print.

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 Adjustment Exceptions that Feel Like Magic web seminar takes place Thursday, August 12, 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 August 11, 2021.

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