Behind the Consular Curtain - Recording (.MP3)

Behind the Consular Curtain - Recording (.MP3)

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Recorded 11/5/2019
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format MP3
SKU WS2019-11-05_DL

Despite being a critical component of the immigration process, most attorneys understand very little about what really happens at U.S. consulates around the world. This is particularly true regarding what consular officers focus on during interviews. Our panel of former consular officers will concentrate on the inner workings of the consular process to provide practical advice for representing clients effectively around the world.

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  • David Strashnoy, Los Angeles, CA
  • Mandy Feuerbacher, Los Gatos, CA
  • Christopher M. Richardson, Atlanta, GA

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