2015 AMC - Immigration in the Family Law Arena (2015)
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Many individuals who seek family law assistance also have immigration matters that are affected by their family law cases. In this session you will review the types of immigration relief sought by clients who are engaged
in family law matters, including the duty of support arising from the I-864 Affidavit of Support, as well as specific relief offered to juveniles who may be entitled to Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and immigration status for
victims of domestic violence.
What will you learn?
- Methods and procedures to assist these clients
- The interrelationship between family law issues and immigration
consequences and remedies
- How to protect clients’ rights to immigration remedies in their family
Matthew M. Gillhouse, MMG Law LLC, Monona; Marsha Mansfield, University of Wisconsin-Law School, Madison