IJA International Judicial Academy

2014 Embassy Forum: U.S. Immigration Law and Policy

Current plans are that the seminar will focus on the following subjects:

1. Basic immigration law in the United States – principles and practices
Brief history of immigration in the United States
Overview of immigration system – basic principles, content of immigration law, immigration practice and procedure


2. Structure and function of Immigration and Naturalization Service and immigration courts and judges
Types of visas – non immigrant and immigrant categories
Inadmissibility and removal grounds and procedures
Asylum and relief
Naturalization


3. Current issues in immigration
Trends
Ethical issues
Political issues – controversies in Congress and individual states
Probabilities of immigration reform and content of reform proposals
The program will also include coffee breaks, and lunch buffet.

HOW TO ENROLL

Email Maria Chhabria at mchhabria@ijaworld.org with the following information:
Names of each attendee and position in Embassy
Name of the Embassy
Contact information
Fee: $75 per person - includes seminar materials, buffet lunch, and coffee breaks
Payment: Checks or cash (cash should not be mailed), Checks should be made payable to:
International Judicial Academy and mailed to: Suite M-100, 1055 Thomas Jefferson Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20007

For questions or inquiries call 202 247 6006, Ext. 134 or send an email to Maria Chhabria at mchhabria@ijaworld.org.