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April 2018

AILA SoCal Winter CLE – April 19-21 – Lake Las Vegas, NV

April 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - April 21, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa, 1610 Lake Las Vegas Pkwy
Henderson, NV 89011 United States
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Please join us for this year's "Winter" CLE in conjunction with the Las Vegas, NV AILA Chapter at the Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa! The program includes a business and family/removal track, media training from AILA's national staff, as well as all the fun Vegas has to offer! Lake Las Vegas offers tons of great local activities, including cable wakeboarding, stand up paddle board, electric duffy boat rentals, yacht cruises, and more! For those looking for shows, gambling, and the bright lights - a shuttle to the Vegas Strip is provided. The CLE EARLY BIRD RATE is just…

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May 2018

AILA National Media Training (free for AILA members)

May 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Loyola Law School, Room: Hall of the 80's 919 Albany St
Los Angeles, CA 90015 United States
Free – $30

Have you ever wondered how you can engage with reporters to lift up a client’s story or market your practice better? Have you thought that social media is too complicated even while you secretly wonder how to dive in and use it proactively to benefit your clients, advocate, and market your work? Have you wondered how to get engaged with legislators and what the status of immigration law and policy truly is in Washington, DC and on Capitol Hill in particular? AILA National staff will conduct a training on May 15 here in Los Angeles to share strategies, tactics, tips…

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June 2018

State of the District Meeting

June 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Doubletree Hotel (Downtown Los Angeles – Golden Ballroom), 120 South Los Angeles Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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$55 – $75

American Immigration Lawyers Association Southern California Chapter and the Los Angeles County Bar Association - Immigration Section Present our Annual State of the District Meeting with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service - District 23 ** Please send your questions by May 22nd to Todd Becraft: secretary@socalaila.org

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AILA Southern California Chapter Reception – Hilton San Francisco Union Square

June 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Free – $20

Please join the SoCal Chapter on Friday, June 15th from 5:00 - 6:30PM for our annual SoCal conference reception! The reception is free for AILA SoCal Chapter members and $20 for guests. Limited drink tickets so arrive early! The Chapter will welcome the new SoCal Executive Board and give a HUGE thanks to SoCal Chair Blake Miller and AILA President Annaluisa Padilla! Please register ASAP so we can get an estimate of headcount! Event details: Friday, June 15th from 5 pm-6:30 pm Hotel: Hilton San Francisco Union Square Meeting Room: Golden Gate 8, Lobby Level

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Rallying together @ “Families Belong Together”

June 30, 2018 @ 10:45 am - 2:00 pm
Los Angeles City Hall, 200 N. Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Free

Please join us this Saturday, June 30th to support family reunification and end family separation and detention! There will be hundreds of “Families Belong Together” events held throughout the country this Saturday. Over 8,000 people have registered for the protest in LA! When: Saturday, June 30th meet at 10:45am Where: City Hall - pink benches next to a green/black building (see map below) Wear: Attendees are asked to wear white. We will also be giving away shirts designed by our chapter. Shirts will have “AILA SoCal *hearts* Immigrants” on a white tee. Donations are certainly welcome and appreciated! Suggested donation…

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September 2018

Immigration Litigation in Federal Court

September 27, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Doubletree Hotel (Downtown Los Angeles – Thousand Crane Room), 120 S Los Angeles St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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$45 – $50

Join us for a presentation on litigating immigration issues in Federal court.  Jonathan Wasden will lead the presentation covering a range of topics from evaluating your case, briefing the case, filing a complaint and serving the opposition, and arguing the case in district court.  This is a can't miss presentation for any immigration attorney looking to litigate against a government agency.

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November 2018

Advanced Tactics and Hot Topics in Removal Defense

November 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza, 251 S. Olive St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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$55 – $65

Join us for a discussion on hot topics and advanced tactics in removal defense.  Susan Han will lead the discussion, joined by Douglas Jalaie and Kousha Adhami, covering a range of topics including recent Supreme Court, 9th Circuit, and BIA decisions to strategies in challenging removal charges and protecting minors from removal.  This is a can’t miss presentation for any immigration attorney looking for the latest information on protecting our clients in an ever increasingly hostile immigration court environment.

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February 2019

Behind the Consular Curtain: 2019 Outlook

February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Doubletree Hotel (Downtown Los Angeles – Thousand Crane Room), 120 S Los Angeles St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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$60 – $70

Recently separated former consular officers will provide candid insights on all aspects of visa processing to provide you a better understanding of how the system works in order to better prepare your clients. Topics will include:  ·         Visa Interviews and 214b – What does it really mean? ·         Administrative Processing ·         Fraud Investigations ·         Preparing Clients for Petition-Based Visa Interviews and Consular Returns ·         Buy American Hire American (BAHA) and the Effect on E and L visas ·         Travel Ban Waiver Processing ·         Communicating with Consular Posts after a denial Moderator: David Strashnoy (Postings in Mexico, Russia, Moldova, and Washington, D.C. from 2006 to 2015) - Stone…

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Important Considerations when Hiring F-1 Students

February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza, 251 S. Olive St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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$65 – $75

Southern California Chapter Presents: “Important Considerations when Hiring F-1 Students" As we start gearing up for H-1B cap, please join us for an in-depth discussion focused on F-1 students. Our panel of experts will be joined by Nusha Shishegar, the Designated School Official (DSO) at the Keck Graduate Institute. Topics include: What do we need to know about the unlawful presence memo when a student fails to maintain status Applying for Stem OPT Completing the I-983 Which students qualify for the Cap Gap and what schools need to do Travel before the OPT is issued and during the Cap Gap…

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April 2019

Compassion Plays and an Advanced Discussion on O1 Visas

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza, 251 S. Olive St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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$25 – $75

The evening will begin with a very special presentation by Compassion Plays. Compassion Plays is an ENCOMPASS program of Western Justice Center. The program uses live theater and facilitated dialogue to reduce prejudice and inspire transformative conversation. To develop compassion and understanding for someone whose experiences or identity is substantially different from our own, we must somehow feel for that person's situation in a new way. The Compassion Plays program offers an opportunity for connection across barriers of difference. With even deeper connection, we can offer support and take on responsibility for positive change. Compassion Plays productions move audiences emotionally, while they…

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