Events which are hosted by The Immigration Alliance are posted here. Additionally, events related to immigrant ministry and immigration legal counseling that are hosted by other organizations are also posted here. If you would like to have an event posted here please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Many of the events posted here have “40-hr” in their title. These events are trainings or courses that will help to provide the necessary training component for individuals who wish to apply for accreditation from the Department of Justice (DOJ – formerly known as BIA recognition and accreditation).
This page is continually updated throughout the year, therefore we encourage you to continue visiting this page to get the most up to date information.
World Relief is offering an intensive, 40 hour immigration law training in conjunction with Dunwoody Baptist in Dunwoody, Georgia (north of Atlanta).
The training will be conducted using the curriculum of the Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC). This course will help to provide the necessary training component for individuals who wish to apply for accreditation from the Department of Justice (DOJ – formerly known as BIA recognition and accreditation). DOJ recognition and accreditation allows non-attorneys working at non-profit organizations to practice immigration law. The course will touch on all areas of immigration law and practice focusing on topics most relevant to those serving and representing low-income immigrants.
Due to the requirements of the recognition and accreditation application process, World Relief recommends that only individuals with U.S. citizenship, lawful permanent residence, or other long-term immigration status apply for this training. If you have questions, please contact Sarah Bankard at email@example.com.
Additional requirements for applying for Department of Justice (DOJ) recognition and accreditation will be discussed during the training week. Participants who pass the take-home test will receive a certificate of completion from the Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC), the authors of the training curriculum. This will help participants in the process of obtaining DOJ recognition and accreditation.
Click here for an FAQ about immigration trainings. This FAQ includes information specific to Immigrant Hope’s Immigrant Pathway Institute (IPI) Trainings, however it also includes general, non specific, information too. Additionally, Immigrant Hope offers a $150 discount on IPI Trainings for members of The Immigration Alliance.
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) offers several trainings on an array of issues and skills necessary to operate an immigration program. Additionally, they offer an “40-hr” training online that is spread out over six weeks.
The Immigration Advocates Network has a calendar of upcoming events, seminars, and webinars.
Click here for a listing of Basic Law Immigration courses which is complied by the Immigrant Legal Resource Center.