Admissibility, Revocation, and Public Health: “Risky” Business - Recording (.MP3)

Admissibility, Revocation, and Public Health: “Risky” Business - Recording (.MP3)

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Recorded 5/21/2019
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format MP3
SKU AS2019-05-21-DL

Visa revocation historically has not been common for employment-based visas: once a visa is secured, the employee’s status is merely monitored. Recently, however, U.S. consulates have revoked visas when an individual is charged (not convicted) with a DUI, claiming that the individual poses a risk to public safety as a potential habitual drunkard. The panelists will examine the public health admissibility issue, attempt to predict what other conduct public health inadmissibility might be expanded to include, and consider ways to protect and advocate for your client.

Featured Topics

  • What Does “Public Health Risk” Mean? How Is It Defined?
  • What Sorts of Illnesses or Diseases Fall Within This Definition?
  • What Impact Might Being Deemed a Public Health Risk Have on an Individual’s Ability to Travel or Change/Adjust Status Within the United States?
  • What Conduct Might Fall Within This Category in the Future?
  • How Do You Protect Your Client and/or Advocate Once the Visa Has Been Revoked?

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Aaron Hall is a graduate of the University of Colorado Law School. Mr. Hall is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and has served as the Chair of the Colorado Chapter’s New Members Division, the Colorado Chapter’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Liaison Committee, and on AILA National’s Amicus Committee. Mr. Hall is a member of the Colorado Bar Association (CBA) and served as the Chair of the Immigration Law Section for the 2014-2015 year.

Cheryl David has been practicing immigration law since 1995. She handles all aspects of immigration law with an emphasis on removal and family-based cases. Prior to opening her own practice she was an associate for five years at Bretz & Coven, LLP where her main area of concentration was deportation defense of individuals with criminal convictions. She currently is on the Board of Directors of Asista and Co-Chair of the Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) committee of AILA-NY. She will be joining the Department of State national committee of AILA in June. Some of her past positions and membership include: Member, AILA ICE National Committee, 2016-18; Director, American Immigration Lawyers Association Board of Governors, 2007-2013; Member, Board of Directors of the City Bar Fund of New York – 2007-2013; Chair, National Liaison Committee for the American Immigration Lawyers Association and Executive Office for Immigration Review, 2010-2012; Chair, National Liaison Committee for the American Immigration Lawyers Association and U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (“ICE”), 2007-2010, Chair, AILA NY ICE - Detention & Removal Committee, 2007-2009; Chair and Founder, NY AILA Chapter of the juvenile pro-bono committee with the Executive Office for Immigration Review, 2007-2009; Member, Immigration & Nationality Committee of the City Bar, 2008-2011 Co-Chair, NY AILA Chapter Pro Bono Committee -2007-2009.

Charlotte Slocombe has 14 years of global immigration experience, and is dual qualified in the U.S. and UK. Charlotte is currently the Partner leading the firm's US Consular practice for the EMEA region. She is the outgoing Chair of the AILA RDC EMEA Chapter, has served on AILA national International Operations and CBP Committees and will be a member of this year's DOS Committee. Charlotte has frequently spoken at national and international AILA conferences.

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