Fraud and Mistakes: Utilizing the INA §237(a)(1)(H) and §212(k) Waivers

Fraud and Mistakes: Utilizing the INA §237(a)(1)(H) and §212(k) Waivers

Fraud and Mistakes: Utilizing the INA §237(a)(1)(H) and §212(k) Waivers - Recording (CLE Included)
Recorded 04/28/2020
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format Web Seminar
SKU WS2020-04-28-DL

Waivers of removal can be complex, and many practitioners are wary of the infrequently used INA §237(a)(1)(H) and §212(k) waivers. Learn from our panel of experts how to spot a case eligible for a §237(a)(1)(H) or §212(k) waiver, how to apply, and how to resolve common issues that arise when applying.

Featured Topics

  • Procedural Issues When Applying for the Waiver
  • What Types of Misrepresentation, Fraud, and Mistakes Are Covered?
  • Determining Whether the Client Is "Otherwise Admissible"
  • What Constitutes "Reasonable Diligence" for §212(k)?
  • ”Stacking” Waivers When Other Inadmissibility Issues Are Present


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Margaret W. Wong (DL), Cleveland, Oh

Flomy Javier Diza, San Francisco, CA

David N. Simmons, Denver, CO
David N. Simmons is a private practitioner in Denver, CO. He is a former adjunct professor of immigration law at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. He is a member of AILA’s Colorado and Central Florida chapters. He serves in the Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary) as the Rocky Mountain Region Legal Officer and is a National Legal Officer Emeritus. Mr. Simmons received his J.D. from the University of Denver in 1985.

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.