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Removal for Experts

Speakers: David Wilson (Discussion Leader), Philip Eichorn, Matt Kriezelman, Lory Rosenberg, Priscillia Sundah Suntoso, Kimberly Sutton, Michael S. Vastine, and others to be announced.

Registration Deadline: August 18th, 2015

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Each call features an hour of analysis, strategy and practice tips, followed by questions and answers from participants. MCLE Credits in CA, TX and other states (click here for more details).


FIRST Phone Session on Thursday, June 4, 2015 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern Time)
Bond / Detention / Habeas

  • Discussion of bond practices nationally
  • Discussion of common issues with ISAP
  • Factors for ICE's standardized enforcement priority system
  • Discussion of finality of convictions
  • Habeas in the immigration context

SECOND Phone Session on Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern Time)
I-751s in Removal Proceedings

  • Step-by-Step Analysis
  • When NTA has Been Issued
  • Taking the I-751 to Trial
  • Federal Appeal
  • Other Issues:
  • THIRD Phone Session on Thursday, August 20th, 2015 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern Time)
    Crimmigration Update

    David Wilson

    David L. Wilson (Discussion Leader) is the Managing Attorney of Wilson Law Group. David is licensed to practice in the State of Minnesota, U.S. District Court of Minnesota, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Court of Colorado. David attended the University of St. Thomas and graduated cum laude in 1993. He then graduated from the William Mitchell College of Law with cum laude honors in 1997. David served as the Executive Editor to the William Mitchell Law Review and a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Roland J. Faricy (ret.) in St. Paul, Minnesota. David is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the Federal Bar Association. He is a Past Chair of the Minnesota / Dakotas Chapter of AILA. David has also served as an adjunct professor at Hamline University School of Law where he co-taught immigration law. He also served an adjunct law professor for the William Mitchell College of Law, teaching Writing Research Advocacy and Presentation, Appellate Advocacy, and the William Mitchell College of Law’s Immigration Law Clinic. David is a frequent guest speaker on many legal topics in Minnesota and nationally, and provides pro bono services to victims of domestic abuse and children in need. The Children's Law Center of Minnesota recognized David for his pro bono work on behalf of immigrant children in foster care in 2012. David was also awarded the 360 Communities Caring Award for his pro bono work with the Lewis House Domestic Abuse Shelters in February 2013. David litigates cases before the federal government, federal court system, Minnesota courts, and Minnesota agencies. He is the attorney of record in multiple published decisions as well as several unpublished federal and Minnesota Court of Appeal decisions.

    Philip Eichorn

    Philip Eichorn, founded his firm in 2008 in Cleveland, Ohio and is also a professor of immigration law at Cleveland State University Cleveland Marshal School of Law. Attorney Eichorn is a former Chapter Chair of Ohio AILA and currently serves on numerous AILA national committees. Mr. Eichorn is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Fourth Circuit and Sixth Circuit. He is also admitted to the Northern District of Ohio and the Southern District of Ohio and all Ohio State courts. Mr. Eichorn obtained his bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University and obtained his juris doctor from University Akron School of Law.

    Matt Kriezelman

    Matt Kriezelman

    Lory Rosenberg

    Lory Rosenberg is the founder and owner of IDEAS Consultation and Coaching. She has been an immigration attorney for more than 30 years and has extensive experience as a legal writer, published author, analyst, trainer, professor, mentor, practitioner, and decision-maker in many areas involving immigration law and policy. Ms. Rosenberg has particular expertise in the areas of civil detention and bond; admissions, adjustment of status, consular visa processing, and waivers; DACA (deferred action for childhood arrivals); asylum and refugee law; right to counsel, enforcement, suppression of evidence, removal & cancellation; immigration consequences of crime, alternate pleas and sentences, post-conviction and Padilla relief; statutory interpretation and decisional analysis; jurisdictional, procedural and substantive issues in administrative appeals and judicial review; agency disciplinary practices; and, matters relating to advocacy, prosecutorial discretion, legislative amendments and comprehensive immigration law reform. Over the past 7 years, while consulting with immigration lawyers, defenders, and other colleagues, Ms. Rosenberg has branched out to study success & business coaching, marketing and business practices for heart-centered entrepreneurs, as well as meridian energy tapping, all of which have enriched her legal consulting and mentoring practice.

    Priscillia Sundah Suntoso

    Priscillia Sundah Suntoso was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 2002, after graduating from Suffolk University Law School in Boston. In 2005, she was admitted to the Massachusetts District Court and the U.S. Supreme Court. In 2009, she was IDEAS-Indonesia Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management in Cambridge, Massachusetts. An accomplished pianist, she also holds a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music and an MBA from Suffolk University. She has written many articles for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and other legal publications since 2001, and was Associate Editor for AILA's Immigration Option for Religious Workers (2005). Ms. Suntoso has lectured on immigration law before many community organizations in U.S. and Indonesia. Between 2006 - 2009, she was a part of the President's Advisory Council, Security and Defence Advisor's Office in Jakarta, Indonesia, serving President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. In addition to maintaining her private practice, Ms. Suntoso also practices at the Law Offices of David M. Sperling in New York, and is Of-Counsel to Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo in Jakarta, Indonesia.

    Kimberly Sutton

    Kimberly Sutton

    Ruth Clark

    Michael S. Vastine joined the faculty of the St. Thomas University School of Law in 2004. His practice and research focus on immigration litigation, particularly regarding the deportation consequences of criminal convictions and the due process rights of immigrants. Professor Vastine holds a B.M. from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, an M.M. from Temple University and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. He is a member of the Florida Bar Committee on Law Related Education and is co-chair of the Membership and Outreach Committee, American Association of Law Schools (AALS) Clinical Section. In 2011 and 2012, he was elected to the AILA South Florida Chapter Board of Directors. He presently is co-chair of the AILA South Florida Chapter Litigation Committee, is chair of the Law Student Division and serves on the DHS Chief Counsel Liaison Committee. Additionally, he served on the South Florida Chapter Ad Hoc Amicus Committee responsible for drafting AILA’s briefs in post-Padilla v. Kentucky litigation in the Florida appellate courts regarding the rights of immigrant criminal defendants to receive effective assistance of counsel. He also co-represents the lead case on the subject, Hernandez v. State, which he argued at the Florida Supreme Court in May 2012.

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    $149 Seminar Package
    Includes all three dates:
    June 4th, 2015 (60 min)
    July 2nd, 2015 (60 min)
    August 20th, 2015 (60 min)

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