2013 Immigration Symposium

The Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review on Race and Social Justice cordially invite all to the Immigration Symposium on Friday, April 5, 2013.  The focus of the Immigration Symposium will be on the practical aspects of immigration law and the current policy debates that surround the field.  Our goal is to provide a strong CLE for local practitioners and a strong educational experience for current law students. Online registration is available.

Topics and Speakers

  • “Human Trafficking: T-Visas and Ethical Concerns,”  Benjamin T. Greer
  • “Crime and Immigration: An Overview,” Rosemary Vega, Tausk & Vega Attorneys at Law
  • “Naturalization Perils and Opportunities,” Nancy Shivers, Shivers & Shivers, Immigration and Nationality Law
  • “Prosecutorial Discretion,” Bill Ong Hing, Professor Emeritus, University of California Davis School of Law
  • “The Sentencing of Crimmigrants,” Roberto Balli, Board Certified Criminal Defense Attorney
  • “Imputing Parental Immigration Status and Residency for Undocumented Immigrant Children,” Johanna KP Dennis, Associate Professor of Law, Southern University Law Center
  • “Marginalization of Religious Persecution in U.S. Asylum Laws,”  Aaron S. Haas, Director of Citizenship and Immigration Clinical Program, Washington and Lee University School of Law
  • “ICE Audits: What Employers Must Do To Comply and be Prepared,’ Joe Martinez Jr., Special Agent, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • “Special Immigrant Juvenile Status,” David R. Walding, The Bernardo Kohler Center

Friday, April 5, 2013
San Antonio Plaza Club
Frost Bank Tower
San Antonio, TX 78205

Contact Claudia Balli, Symposium Editor, or Francisca Parra for additional information.