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Training

2014 Training Seminars

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS: June 2-6, 2014
San Antonio Baptist Association 
5807 I-10 West
San Antonio, Texas 7820
$600 for the training includes lunch.
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PEMBROKE PINES, FLORIDA: July 21-25, 2014
Abundant Living Ministries
14331 S.W. 72 Street
Pembroke Pines, FL 33330
$495 for the training includes lunch. $600 after June 5th.
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DALLAS, TEXAS: September 8-12, 2014
Baptist General Convention of Texas 
333 North Washington Avenue 
Dallas, Texas 75246
$495 for the training includes lunch. $600 after July 24th.
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For each training all participants must purchase the required textbook "A Guide for Immigration Advocates," directly from the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, ILRC.  After we receive your registration and the non-profit letter, we will email you a code number to purchase the textbook at a special discount price. The special discount price offer for textbook has a deadline, so register now!

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED!

If you are registering as staff of a community-based, non-profit organization, you must send a copy of that organization’s IRS 501(c) 3 letter designating your agency as a non-profit to: Fax (214) 828-5261, or email a copy to Alicia.Enriquez [at] texasbaptists.org .  Your registration will be confirmed upon receipt of this letter.

WHAT TO BRING

You will be responsible for bringing your own laptop. A USB flashdrive with training materials will be provided. These seminars will be in English. No translation will be available.

TOPICS FOR ALL THREE TRAINING INSTITUTES:

  • Overview of Immigration Law
  • The Advocate/Client Partnership and Interviewing Skills
  • Ethical Duties of Immigration Advocates
  • Grounds of Inadmissibility and Deportability
  • Family Petitions
  • Consular Processing
  • Adjustment of Status
  • Marriage Issues and Conditional Residency
  • Common Problems Faced by Individuals Seeking Residency
  • Removal Proceedings: Bonds, Rights and Relief
  • Cancellation of Removal for Legal Permanent Residents
  • Cancellation of Removal for Non-Permanent Residents
  • Asylum
  • Prosecutorial Discretion
  • Consular Processing
  • The Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver [601-A]
  • Visas for Religious Workers [R Visas]
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile
  • Visas for Victims of Crime: [U, T and S Visas]
  • Registry, Legalization, Family Unity and NACARA Adjustment
  • Temporary Protected Status [TPS]
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals [DACA]
  • Naturalization and Citizenship
  • BIA Recognition and Accreditation

Hours of training for each institute: 40

HOTEL RECOMMENDATIONS WITH DISCOUNTED RATE

San Antonio:
La Quinta Inn & Suites (Airport)
850 Halm Blvd.
SA, Tx 78216
Phone: 210-342-3738
(Promo code: BGCT)

Florida:
Holiday Inn Express
14651 NW 20th St.
Pembroke Pines, FL 33028
Phone:954-430-9404

Dallas:
La Quinta Inn & Suites (North Central)
10001 North Central Expressway
Dallas, TX 75231
Phone 214-361-8200
(Promo code: BGCT)

QUESTIONS?

Please contact Alicia Enriquez at (214) 828-5192, or by email at Alicia.Enriquez [at] texasbaptists.org .

 

GROUP ONLINE TRAINING

Is your church or organization affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas? If so, please contact Jesus Romero at Jesus.Romero[at] texasbaptists.org we may be able to offer your group online training to facilitate the recognition and accreditation process.

Check the ISAAC Newsletter for up to date information.

Need Assistance: Email Alicia Enriquez, Ministry Assistant. Alicia.Enriquez [at] texasbaptists.org