A New Pairing of Waivers: The I-601A and the I-212 - Recording (.MP3)

A New Pairing of Waivers: The I-601A and the I-212 - Recording (.MP3)

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Recorded 5/4/2017
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format MP3
SKU AS2017-05-04-DL

The long-awaited expansion of the provisional I-601A waiver now allows certain individuals with deportation orders to file an I-601A waiver if they first apply for and receive an I-212 application for permission to reapply for admission. The panelists will present tips and strategies on when, where, and how to apply for the I-212 and I-601A waivers.

Featured Topics

  • The I-212 Waiver: Who Needs to File? Who Qualifies to File in the United States?
  • Who Qualifies to File for an I-601A Waiver (After Receiving an I-212 Waiver) in the United States?
  • What If DHS Decides to Arrest the I-212 Applicant and Execute the Deportation Order?
  • What Is a Reasonable Cause for Failure to Appear for an Individual with an In Absentia Order of Removal?
  • I-212 or Motion to Reopen?
  • Adjustment of Status for Arriving Aliens in Removal Proceedings or with Orders of Removal

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Charles Wheeler (DL), author of the Provisional Waivers: A Practitioner's Guide, 2nd Ed., Oakland, CA
Charles Wheeler is a directing attorney with Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc (CLINIC) in Oakland, California. He has been specializing in family-based immigration for three decades. He is a frequent lecturer and author of several books on the subject.

Raed Gonzalez, Houston, TX
Raed Gonzalez, JD, LLM, is the chairman of Gonzalez Olivieri LLC in Houston, TX. He is an accomplished litigator and avid CIR advocate. He obtained his JD from the Inter American University of P.R. and has an LL.M. in Health Law from the University of Houston Law Center. He has litigated and is admitted to the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th, 9th and 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, the Southern District of TX, the Supreme Court of Texas, the Supreme Court of P.R. and the Supreme Court of the United States. His published precedent decisions in the 5th Circuit Include: Manuel Flores Ledezma v. Gonzalez, 415 F.3d 375, 380 (5th Cir. 2005); Perez-Pimentel v. Mukasey, 530 F.3d 321 (5th Cir. 2008); McCarthy v. Mukasey, 555 F.3d 459, 462 (5th Cir. 2009); Nieto Hernandez v. Holder, 592 F.3d 681 (5th Cir. 2009); Gomez v. Lynch II, ---F.3d---, 2016 WL 4169123 (5th Cir. Aug. 5, 2016) and three victories in SCOTUS: Dada v. Mukasey, 554 U.S. 1 (2008); Alexis v. Holder, No. 09-955, (Unpublished) (June 21, 2010); and most recently, Mata v. Lynch, 135 S. Ct. 2150 (2015).

Aaron Hall, Aurora, CO
Aaron Hall is a partner at Joseph Law Firm, where his practice focuses on removal defense, crimmigration, family immigration, and naturalization. He currently serves on the AILA Colorado ICE Liaison Committee and on the AILA Amicus Committee.

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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