Region II: New York Immigration Coalition CLEs

The New York Immigration Coalition is offering two FREE trainings Friday, June 22, 2012 in Buffalo. The morning session of this training will provide an overview of the requirements for obtaining Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) Recognition for your non-profit agency so that it may provide immigration legal services through Accredited Representatives. We also will cover the requirements for obtaining accreditation for individual non-attorney employees of recognized agencies. There is no CLE credit for the morning session. The afternoon training will cover basic topics relating to naturalization and citizenship. Topics will include acquisition and derivation of citizenship, eligibility for naturalization, impediments and bars to naturalization, practice and procedure. Both trainings will be conducted by Thomas J. Shea, Esq. of the NYIC staff. New York State CLE Credit: 4 credits in professional practice for the afternoon session.

Location: Journey’s End Refugee Services, 2495 Main Street, Suite 317, Buffalo, NY 14214. Parking is available at the tri-main lot behind the building off of Halbert Street, between Rodney Ave & Jewett Pkwy.