U Nonimmigrant Status for Victims of Crime
This e-learning course will cover the law and procedure of U nonimmigrant status for victims of certain crimes. The trainers will discuss the eligibility requirements for U status; law enforcement certification issues; waivers of the grounds of inadmissibility; strategies for preparing winning applications; applying for family members; extensions of status; travel and adjustment of status for U nonimmigrants. The training materials will include sample U status application packets and inadmissibility waiver requests. The instructors for this course will be CLINIC attorneys Sarah Bronstein and Jennie Guilfoyle.
The course includes four webinars conducted on Mondays at 2:00 est starting on November 19. Each webinar lasts approximately ninety minutes, and is recorded and posted on the course website after the webinar is conducted. In addition to the weekly webinars, the e-learning course provides a variety of activities for self-directed learning, including reading assignments, exercises, quizzes, and discussion questions. The course will be interactive, with opportunities for online and real-time discussion among students, and between the students and the instructors. Although we encourage participants to attend the live webinars each week, you will be able to listen to and view a recording of any webinar you are unable to attend whenever you choose to do so.