2018 Pre-AILA Crimes and Immigration Seminar


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Pre-AILA Crimes and Immigration Seminar   REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

June 13th, 2018 -San Francisco, California

Learn from national experts at this day-long seminar.

Designed for both criminal and immigration attorneys.

Note: You do not have to attend the AILA Annual Conference to attend this seminar.

ASISTA Training: Please read below for details on registering at a special rate to attend both the NIPNLG CLE (6/13) and ASISTA Training (6/12). See below for details on the ASISTA U Visa Advanced Training as well as National Immigration Project CLE details. 

NIPNLG Seminar Topics

This day-long Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Seminar is designed for both criminal defense attorneys and immigration attorneys who represent individuals with criminal convictions.

This seminar will focus on:

I.                  Using Categorical Approach to Win Your Case

II.                 Avoiding Drug Deportability and Inadmissibility

III.                Judicial and Administrative Case Updates and Analysis

IV.                Vacating a Criminal Conviction and Establishing Prejudice


NIPNLG Seminar Faculty

Norton Tooby: author of Winning Padilla Claims (2012), Tooby’s Crimes of Moral Turpitude (2008), Tooby’s Guide to Criminal Immigration Law (2008), Criminal Defense of Immigrants (2007), Aggravated Felonies (2006), and Safe Havens: How to Identify and Construct Non-Deportable Convictions (2005).

Kathy Brady: Senior Staff Attorney, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, author of Defending Immigrants in the Ninth Circuit (2016).

Dan Kesselbrenner: Director, National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild, author of Immigration Law and Crimes (2017).

Sejal Zota: Legal Director, National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild.


NIPNLG Event Hours

Registration: 8:15 – 9:00am. Coffee will be provided.

CLE Seminar: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Lunch Break: At approximately 12:30 pm. Participants may leave the seminar to have lunch on their own from among a variety of options near the law school.

NIPNLG Continuing Legal Education Credits: 6 hours (no ethics)


ASISTA Training- June 12th

Topic: U Visas under Trump: Advanced Topics & Emerging Issues

More information on the ASISTA Training is available here!  


Location for BOTH the NIPNLG CLE and the ASISTA Training:

 UC Hastings College of Law, 198 McAllister Street building

2nd Floor, Room H, San Francisco, CA


Registration Fees

Private Attorney

NIPNLG CLE ONLY: Prior to June 3, 2018 = $275, After June 3d  = $300  after June 3, 2018

Discount COMBO Pricing to attend NIPNLG CLE + ASISTA Training: Prior to June 3d = $435, After June 3d = $460 after June 3, 2018


Non-profit staff or legal worker

NIPNLG CLE ONLY: Prior to June 3d = $150, After 3d = $175 after June 3, 2018

Discount COMBO Pricing to attend NIPNLG CLE + ASISTA Training: Prior to June 12th = $275, After June 12th = $300 after June 12, 2017


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NIPNLG CLE Sponsored by:

National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild

Law Office of Norton Tooby

University of California Hastings School of Law


Please send any questions regarding this event to: dan@NIPNLG.org


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