This webinar will focus specifically on the process for U nonimmigrants to adjust status and petition for qualifying family members. Incorporating the latest and most accurate information, we will cover the requirements, policies and procedures for adjusting status and dealing with discretionary issues, fee waivers, adjustment processing and family petitioning, possible pitfalls, and practice pointers on what to expect and how to best strategize for winning U adjustment cases.
Sally Kinoshita, ILRC Deputy Director & Staff Attorney
Sally is the principal author of the ILRC publication entitled, The U Visa: Obtaining Immigration Status for Immigrant Victims of Crime and the co-author of the ILRC publications, The VAWA Manual: Immigration Relief for Abused Immigrants; Special Immigrant Juvenile Status for Children Under Juvenile Court Jurisdiction and Immigration Benchbook for Juvenile and Family Court Judges.
Catherine Seitz, Regional Immigration Coordinator - Bay Area Legal Aid
Catherine has been working in the field of immigration law since 1990, starting out as legal assistant and then a BIA Accredited Representative before her admission to the bar in December of 2001. Before joining Bay Area Legal Aid as Regional Immigration Coordinator in July of 2009, she worked at Canal Alliance, the International Institute of the East Bay, and the private immigration law firm of Simmons & Ungar.