Reviving I-130 Petitions with Consular Processing and INA §204-I - Recording (.MP3)

Reviving I-130 Petitions with Consular Processing and INA §204-I - Recording (.MP3)

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Recorded 09/25/2018
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format MP3
SKU AS2018-09-25-DL

How do you revive an I-130 petition with the National Visa Center (NVC) when the petitioner has failed to maintain contact? What do you do if the petitioner or principal beneficiary passes away while the petition is pending or after it has been approved? When and how do you file a Form I-824 to seek action on an approved I-130? Our panel of experts will address how to revive I-130 petitions in various complex scenarios, including when overcoming visa revocations, seeking action on approved I-130 petitions, or applying for INA §204(l) relief for surviving relatives.

Featured Topics

  • How to Determine If an I-130 Petition Is Still Active, Respond to Termination Notices, and Revive Old I-130 Petitions with the NVC
  • When and How to File a Form I-824, Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition, Rather than a New I-130 Petition
  • How to Request Approval of a Pending I-130 Petition for a Surviving Relative Under INA §204(l)
  • How to Request Reinstatement of a Revoked I-130 Petition for a Surviving Relative Under INA §204(l)

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Brent Renison (DL), Portland, OR
Brent Renison has been an AILA member since 1997. He is top listed in Best Lawyers in America, is top ranked as a leading individual by London-based Chambers and Partners and listed in Who's Who Legal as one of the world's leading Corporate Immigration lawyers. He is the recipient of numerous national and local awards including the Ninth Annual Daniel Levy Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in Immigration Law (2010). He has chaired AILA’s Immigration Reform Committee and Access to Counsel Task Force. He served as Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Oregon School of Law from 2004 to 2007 and is a graduate of University of Oregon and the University of Hawaii School of Law.

Anastasia Tonello, AILA President, New York, NY
Anastasia Tonello (AILA President) is the managing partner of Laura Devine Attorneys LLC in New York, and a partner of Laura Devine Solicitors in London. She is also global head of the firm’s U.S. immigration team. Ms. Tonello is internationally recognized in the leading legal directories, including Legal 500 UK and US, Chambers Global, USA and UK, Super Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal Corporate Immigration, and Best Lawyers in America. An active member of AILA, she was a charter member and officer of AILA’s EMEA RDC Chapter and chair of AILA’s Department of State Liaison Committee. Ms. Tonello and her team are regular participants in pro bono activities including the AILA MAP initiative. Ms. Tonello received a B.A. from Indiana University and a J.D. from the University of Notre Dame. She is a national of the United States, United Kingdom, and Italy, is admitted to the Bar of the State of New York, and is a solicitor of England and Wales. You can follow Ms. Tonello on Twitter @anastasianylon.

Charles Wheeler, AILA Author, Affidavits of Support: A Practitioner's Guide/AILA’s Focus on the Child Status Protection Act, 2nd Ed., Oakland, CA
Charles Wheeler is the director of the Training, Litigation and Support section of Catholic Legal immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC). He has been specializing in immigration law and immigrants' rights issues for 40 years. He is the author of several books and articles on family-based immigration. Prior to working at CLINIC he directed the National Immigration Law Center in Los Angeles. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the University of Maryland School of Law.

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