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Immigration Workshop

http://www.law.uh.edu/workshop/

Español The event is free and open to the public Preregistration is appreciated Parking is free in the lots surrounding the Law Center Registration will be held in Krost Hall from 8:00 – 8:30 Preliminary Session will be held in Krost Hall from 8:30 – 8:50 Directions to the Law Center Three Sessions are offered: First Session 9:50 Second Session -10:50 Third Session 11:50 9:00 – 9:50 English: Immigrant Restrictions to Local, State and Federal Benefits: Everything from how to obtain a Texas ID or a Social Security Number to Social Security Benefits and access to a Gold Card. ABCs of Employment Immigration How to Accurately Comply with Employment Hiring and Anti-Discrimination Laws: Completing the I-9 and No-Match Letters Navigating the World of Immigration: How to get a Green Card and become a Citizen. Spanish Raids, Worksite Enforcement, and What Can you Do if You are in Immigration Court Navigating the World of Immigration: How to get a Green Card and become a Citizen. 9:00 – 10:00 11:00 –

First Session

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Immigration Workshop

http://www.law.uh.edu/workshop/

10:00 – 10:50 Second Session English: Immigrant Issues affecting children (K -12th grade) ABCs of Employment Immigration Navigating the World of Immigration: How to get a Green Card and become a Citizen. Spanish Partners Artemis Justice Center Asian American Bar Association CARECEN, Central American Refugee Center of Houston Catholic Charities of Galveston-Houston Chinese Community Center Boat People SOS of Houston Houston Interfaith Worker Justice Center Houston Volunteer Lawyer’s Program Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston Mayor’s Office of Immigration and Refugee Affairs (MOIRA) University of Houston Law Center Vietnamese Community of Houston and the Vicinity Vietnamese Culture and Science Association YMCA International Services of Greater Houston

Navigating the World of Immigration: How to get a Green Card and become a Citizen. Immigrants Accused of Crimes: How to Lose Any Right to Residency and Years of Your Life Raids, Worksite Enforcement, and What Can you Do if You are in Immigration Court 11:00 – 11:50 Second Session English:

Immigrant Issues affecting University Students How to Accurately Comply with Employment Hiring and Anti-Discrimination Laws: Completing the I-9 and No-Match Letters Raids, Worksite Enforcement, and What Can you Do if You are in Immigration Court Immigrants Accused of Crimes: How to Lose Any Right to Residency and Years of Your Life Spanish Immigrant Issues affecting children (K -12th grade) Navigating the World of Immigration: How to get a Green Card and become a Citizen. Workshops- Children/ Educational Issues Immigrant Restrictions to Local, State and Federal Benefits: Everything from how to obtain a Texas ID or a Social Security Number to Social Security Benefits and access to a Gold Card. This workshop will provide basic information regarding immigrants access to housing, healthcare, IDs, social security numbers and tax ID numbers. Immigrant Issues affecting children (K -12th grade) This workshop will give information and practical advice for enrolling undocumented and

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3/27/09 12:49 PM

Immigration Workshop

http://www.law.uh.edu/workshop/

documented immigrants in schools K-12. Immigrant relief for non-citizen children, such as special immigrant refugee children and residency through family relationships will be covered. The session will also inform parents on how to advocate and give them a basic understanding of their children’s rights in the school system. Immigrant Issues affecting University Students: This workshop will give an update on the Dream Act. It will inform students on funding issues and how maintain status as they transition from school to the workplace Workshops- Worker/ Enforcement Issues ABCs of Employment Immigration This workshop will give employees and employers an introduction to employment immigration Raids, Worksite Enforcement, and What Can you Do if You are in Immigration Court. This session will inform participants on how to prepare for a raid, what to do when a raid happens, how to find a person who has been detained. This workshop will also inform the audience about how to navigate the immigration court system. How to Accurately Comply with Employment Hiring and Anti-Discrimination Laws: Completing the I-9 and No-Match Letters. This workshop will focus on I-9 compliance, anti-discrimination laws and Social Security no-match letters. Workshops- General Information Regarding Obtaining and Maintaining Legal Status Navigating the World of Immigration: How to get a Green Card and become a Citizen. This workshop will explore Family Petitions, Work Permits, Asylum, TPS, Visas and humanitarian ways to stay in the US. Immigrants Accused of Crimes: How to Lose Any Right to Residency and Years of Your Life. This workshop will explore how our nation’s criminal laws interact with our nation’s immigration laws. The workshop will explore what types of crimes will prevent an immigrant from becoming legal and what types of crimes will cause an immigrant to be stripped of his or her legal permanent residency.

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Hour Language 9 9 9 English English English

Speaker

Rm. #

Topic Benefits ABC Employm. Overview Immigration

Jeff Larsen 209 BLB Silvia Graves 240 BLB Julie Flanders & D. Velardo 144 TUII

9 9 9 10 10 10

Spanish Spanish Mandarin English English English

Francis Valdez Andre Rodriguez Kellie Pai

211 TUII 240 TUII 211 TUII

Raids, Immig. Court Charla, Overview Immig. ABC of Employment Immig. K-12 Children ABC Employment Overview Immigration

Yasmin Yavar_S.Amstutz 209 BLB Terry Weir 240 BLB UH Students & D. Velardo 144 TUII

10 10 10

Spanish Spanish Spanish

UH or CC Michael Herman Francis Valdez

211 TUII 240 TUII 111 TU II

Charla, Overview Immig. Immig Crimes Raids, Immig. Court

11 11 11 11 11

English English English Spanish Spanish

Danka Villareal Magali Candler Michael Herman

209 BLB 240 BLB 240 TUII

University Students Empoyment Hiring & Anti. Immig Crimes Immig. K-12 Children Charla, Overview

Yasmin Yavar _S.Amstutz 211 TUII UH Students & A Chandler 144 TUII