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Events which are hosted by The Immigration Alliance are posted here. Additionally, events related to immigrant ministry that are hosted by other organizations are also posted here. If you would like to have an event posted here please email us at info@theimmigrationalliance.org.

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40 Hour Basic Immigration Law Training

June 5 - June 9

World Relief Immigrant Legal Services Technical Unit is pleased to offer an intensive, 40 hour immigration law training in conjunction with Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts.

 

PLEASE READ ALL INFORMATION BELOW, WHICH SETS FORTH WHO QUALIFIES FOR THIS TRAINING.

 

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, we recommend 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 sbankard@wr.org.

 

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.

Organizer

World Relief
Phone:
(443) 451-1937
Email:
sbankard[at]wr.org
Website:
http://www.worldrelief.org

Venue

Gordon College
255 Grapevine Rd
Wenham, MA 01984 United States
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Here is a list of organizations that offer trainings/classes necessary to become accredited through the Board of Immigration appeals:

Click here for an FAQ about immigration trainings. This FAQ includes information specific to Immigrant Hope’s 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.

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