Consular Practice Committee CLE (101)-DATE CHANGE TO 11/14

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Date: November 14, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm  to  8:30 pm

Where:  New York Law School, 185 West Broadway (between Worth and Leonard)- ROOM W401

When:  6:30-8:30PM

Topic: Consular Practice 101.

CLE Information: 2.0 Professional Practice CLE credits will be offered for this program.  The CLEs for this program are both transitional (suitable for newly admitted attorneys) and nontransitional (suitable for experienced attorneys) or appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys.  To receive CLE credit, you must arrive by the start of the program and remain throughout the program (no exceptions).  We strongly encourage you to arrive early.  You must sign in at the table before entering the program and sign out when the program ends.  Attendees who arrive after the program starts or who leave prior to its end will not receive CLE credits, no exceptions.

The program is free for those who are AILA New York Chapter members.  The cost for non-NY Chapter members is $100.  In accordance with requirements of the New York State CLE Board, a reduced fee is available based on financial hardship.  For more information on the Chapter’s financial hardship or CLE policy please contact Carolyn Szaiff Alvarez at csa@dlgvisa.com or Walter S. Gindin at wgindin@canamenterprises.com.  No RSVP is necessary.

Timed Agenda & Index of Materials

TOPIC:          This informative presentation will provide an introduction to consular practice

6:30 pm – 6:35 pm     Introduction

6:35 pm – 7:05 pm     Intro to the FAM: what it is and how to use it

                                    Tanya Goldsmith

  • 7 FAM (US citizen consular services)
  • 8 FAM (Acquisition of US citizenship)
  • 9 FAM (Visas)
    • Purpose
    • Contact

Materials

  • NVC Practice Pointer
  • 12 FAM 540 – Sensitive but no Classified Materials

7:05 pm – 7:35 pm     Topic 2: Intro to NIV applications

                                    Ian Scott & Yolanda Mendoza

  • Overview of the NIV Alphabet Soup
  • The DS-160 and the NIV application
  • NIV interview prep and interview

Materials

  • AILA power point outline NIV Part 1
  • AILA power point outline NIV Part 2
  • 9 FAM 403.10 (U) – NIV refusals

7:35 pm – 8:05 pm     Topic 3: Intro to IV consular processing

                                    Yolanda Mendoza and Ian Scott

  • The IV consular process
  • Meet the NVC and the MIV
  • The DS-230 and the IV application
  • IV interview prep and interview

Materials

  • November 2018 Visa Bulletin
  • ILRC – Preparing Clients for Immigrant Visa Interview

8:05 pm – 8:30 pm     Topic 4: What happens after the interview, admin processing, review

                                    All Panelists

  • Post-interview processing and visa issuance
  • Administrative processing
  • Refusals and review

Materials

  • 9 FAM 301.4 Ineligibilities and Grounds for Refusals
  • 9 FAM 403.10 NIV refusals
  • 9 FAM 306.2 overcoming refusal
  • 9 FAM 306.2 (U) Overcoming a Refusal
  • Practice Pointer: Resolving Issues at consular posts
  • AILA Practice Pointer on public charge
  • AILA Practice Pointer – Administrative Processing
  • AILA Practice Pointer – Filing Second Visa Application in Administrative Processing

MODERATORS:     Steven D. Heller, Lewes, UK & New York, NY

                                    Shavit Yarden, New York, NY

 

Timed Agenda and Index of Materials

Consular Practice CLE Biographies (Combined)

visabulletin

november2018

Practice Pointer Visa Validity and (d)(3) waivers

Practice Alert Public Charge

NVC Practice Pointer

ILRC – Preparing Clients for Immigrant Visa Interviews

ILRC – Overview of Public Charge

FAM 101 Introduction

Copy of 9 FAM 403.10 (U) NIV REFUSALS

Copy of London Consul 2018

Copy of 9 FAM 402.2 (U) TOURISTS AND BUSINESS VISITORS AND MEXICAN BORDER CROSSING CARDS – B VISAS AND BCCS

Copy of 9 FAM 306.2 (U) OVERCOMING A REFUSAL

Copy of 9 FAM 301.4 INELIGIBILITIES AND GROUNDS FOR REFUSALS(1)

Copy of 9 FAM 301.4 INELIGIBILITIES AND GROUNDS FOR REFUSALS

Consular posts copy

AMEmb London PowerPoint

AILA Powerpoint Outlines – NIV Overview Part 2

AILA Powerpoint Outlines – NIV Overview Part 1

AILA – Practice Pointer_ Prudential Revocation of Nonimmigrant Visas

AILA – Practice Pointer_ Filing a Second Visa Application Due to Administrative Processing

Administrative Processing copy 12 FAM 540 SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED INFORMATION (SBU)

UNOFFICIAL CBP Meeting Minutes 5-30-2018