Attorney Carl Shusterman speaks at immigration seminars on a frequent basis. He also participates in online webinars and provides immigration information to a wide variety of employer and immigrant organizations.
When he worked as an INS Attorney (1976-82), he developed a program where government attorneys spoke at US Citizenship classes throughout Southern California.
Below, are 2 immigration seminars where he will be speaking in February 2021. Both of these seminars are for attorneys. If you wish to learn more about either of these seminars, please click on the red titles below:
California Lawyers Association
Topic: Immigration in President Biden’s First 100 Days
February 25, 2021
Attorneys Josh Surowitz and Carl Shusterman will discuss the following topics:
What will President Biden do with immigration policy during his first 100 days, given that his campaign hallmarked policies to safeguard our security, provide a fair and just system that helps to grow and enhance our economy, and secure our cherished values? We will focus on what, at this time, is believed to be the likely practical consequences of his administration’s anticipated policies.
- What effect will Biden’s Executive Orders have on Trump’s Travel Bans, Remain in Mexico Policy, the Border Wall and restrictions on Temporary Work Visas and Family Reunification?
- Is his proposal to provide a Pathway to Citizenship to 11 Million Undocumented Immigrants likely to be passed by Congress?
- How does Biden propose to change Employment-Based and Family-Based Immigration?
- What are his plans for reforming the immigration enforcement system including both ICE and the Immigration Courts
Immigration 101: The Nuts and Bolts
Pincus Professional Education
February 23 and 25, and March 9 and 11, 2021
From the Pincus website:
Immigration 101 four-part webinar is a must-attend for any attorney new, or somewhat new, to their immigration practice. It’s also great for anyone who needs a refresher or would like to add new types of immigration cases to their practice.
In Part 1 we start with a critical overview of law and terms. Then we’ll cover employment based non-immigrant and immigrant related visas.
In Part 2, we will explain consular processing, cover family visas and end with a detailed discussion of removal, relief, and bonds.
In Part 3, we’ll cover bars to admissibility and waivers, then motions and appeals.
Part 4 will cover citizenship and naturalization, refugee and asylum law, and end with opening and managing your practice tips.
On the morning of February 23, Attorney Jennifer Rozdzielski and Attorney Carl Shusterman will discuss Nonimmigrant Visas including the following subtopics:
- H-1B Visas/Status and Labor Condition Applications;
- L-1 Visas/Status;
- Other Nonimmigrant Categories;
- Visa Waiver Program;
- Rules of Chargeability; and
- J Waivers and Nonimmigrant Waivers.
After that, Attorney Shusterman will discuss Employment-Based Immigrant Visas and Employment Enforcement including the following subtopics:
- Employment-Based Immigrant Visa Categories (EB1 – EB5);
- PERM – Labor Certification;
- Employer Compliance; and
- Priority Dates.
Immigration laws and regulations are complex and ever-changing. Our aim is to provide useful information to employers, immigrants, attorneys and others to help them comply with U.S. immigration laws.
Over the past 30+ years, we have given immigration seminars to a wide range of organizations including PIHRA, SHRM, the Federal Bar Association, the California Bar Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the American Payroll Association and the Practicing Law Institute. We have also conducted immigration seminars for Congressional staffs and foreign consular officers.
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Carl Shusterman served as an INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) before opening a firm specializing exclusively in US immigration law. He is a Certified Specialist in Immigration Law who has testified as an expert witness before the US Senate Immigration Subcommittee. Carl was featured in the February 2018 edition of SuperLawyers Magazine.