Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC), Catholic Charities of Galveston-Houston – St. Frances Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance, and NALEO
This two-day training on naturalization and citizenship is FREE for participating staff from nonprofit organizations and their committed volunteer attorneys working on naturalization and citizenship issues in the Houston area.
All participants will receive a free CD version of ILRC’s best-selling manual, Naturalization and U.S. Citizenship: The Essential Legal Guide, which is now in its 12th Edition.
February 6 – 7, 2014
Day 1: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Day 2: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Registration begins at 8:30 am; sessions begin at 9:00 am
Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance
2900 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX 77006
Registration deadline: January 31, 2014
CLE: 8.5 for both days; credit approval pending
This training will provide an overview of all the legal requirements for naturalization, with in-depth discussion on various topics.
Day 1: A review of the general requirements for naturalization including continuous residence, physical presence, the English and Civics requirements, and the red flag issues that can cause an applicant to be denied or even deported. This will include in-depth discussion on the various ways an absence from the United States can affect one’s naturalization application. In the afternoon, we will focus on the good moral character requirement, with an advanced discussion on crimes and deportability.
Day 2: We will feature two special sessions, Citizenship options for Children followed by Assisting Special Groups of Applicants, a discussion of fee waivers and disability waivers.
Erin Quinn, Staff Attorney – Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Wafa Abdin, Legal Director – Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance
Nancy Falgout, Attorney – Nancy A. Falgout, P.C.
Julie Pasch, Staff Attorney – Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance
FREE for staff from nonprofit organizations and their committed volunteer attorneys working on naturalization and citizenship issues in the Houston area
$125 for Private Attorneys
You must register online to reserve your space in the training. Click the appropriate link below to register and complete the online form.
Staff and committed volunteer attorneys from nonprofit organizations working on naturalization and citizenship issues in the Houston area – click here to register.
This link will direct you to an online registration form. You must complete this form to secure your place in the training.
Private Attorneys – click here to register.
This link will direct you to the seminar registration page on the ILRC website, where you will need to purchase the training online. You must complete this registration process to secure your place in the training.
Registration by phone will not be accepted.
Please call 415-255-9499, ext. 725.