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Thursday, July 15, 2021 – 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

2.5 Hours CLE credit in for Delaware and Pennsylvania Attorneys

The first segment of this presentation will be an overview of immigration law, with additional information on:

· Ways that non-citizens may come to the U.S. both as permanent resident immigrants and non-immigrants as well as how a lawful noncitizen can naturalize to become a U.S. citizen.

· The removal process and criminal issues in immigration – this begins with a Warrant to Arrest an Alien who is alleged to be removable, the Notice to Appear, the Immigration Court Proceedings, types of relief that can be requested, and possibilities for appeals.

· Criminal issues in immigration – this involves what crimes have what effects on a person who wants to immigrate, or one who is already a lawful permanent resident and which persons can obtain waivers for criminal grounds for inadmissibility or removal.

The second segment of this presentation will discuss:

Basic immigration concepts
· Immigrant Visa vs Non-immigrant Visa
· The Preference System and per-country limitations
· Adjustment of Status and Consular Processing

Family-Based Immigration
· Immediate Relatives and the Preference System
· Overview of the Application Process for Permanent Residence
· Immigration Through Marriage: Fiancée Visa Process and Immigration Visa Process
· Affidavit of Support

Employment-Based Immigration
· Non-immigrant Visa – Non-immigration Visa (B, E-1, E-3, H1b, H-2B, J1, L1 O, TN visa
· Immigrant Visa – The Labor Certification Application, The Immigrant Visa Petition, and Preference Classifications: Eb1, Eb2, Eb3, Eb4, Eb5


9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

An overview of Immigration Law, the Deportation and Removal Process, and Criminal Issues in Immigration


Laraine A. Ryan, Esquire

Law Office of Laraine A. Ryan

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Basic Immigration Concepts, Family-Based Immigration, and Employment-Based Immigration


Xiaojuan Carrie Huang, Esquire

Huang Law, LLC


This CLE will be conducted via Zoom. To register, visit www.dsba.org/cle and select this seminar. You will receive an email back from Zoom immediately providing you with the correct login information. If you do not receive this email, contact DSBA via email: reception@dsba.org. The Supreme Court of the State of Delaware Commission on Continuing Legal Education cannot accept phone conferencing only. You must attend through a device that allows DSBA to obtain your Bar ID in order to receive CLE Credit. Your attendance will be automatically monitored beginning at the scheduled start time and will be completed when the CLE has ended. If you enter or leave the seminar after or before the scheduled star t /end time, you will receive credit only for the time you attended. Your
CLE credits will be submitted to the Delaware and Pennsylvania Commissions on CLE, as usual.

DSBA Members $125
DSBA Government Members $112.50
Non-members (get member rate by JOINING) $225
Pennsylvania Credit – add: $10


Those attendees who wish to receive CLE credit, other than from Delaware or Pennsylvania, should contact their individual State’s CLE Commission for credit. The Delaware State Bar Association can provide you with the Agenda (included in the Materials sent with your registration confirmation) and a Certificate of Attendance (upon completion of the webinar), which should meet the requirements of compliance.

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