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A Conference of the Virginia State Bar.

Professional Development Series

These programs aim to assist you in planning your career from making long term plans to how to adapt and behave in a professional setting. Receive advice from successful young lawyers and seasoned practitoners that will set the building blocks to a fulfilling career. If you are interested in contributing content, contact Chris Fortier at


Proceedings in Immigration Court: Seeking Relief from Deportation


Immigration is technical law practice area that requires attention to detail and an intricate knowledge of procedure. Learn about the process of the Federal Immigration and the options your client may have in facing deportation.



Faculty: Hudaidah Bhimdi Ahmed, Esq.


Topic List:

Cancellation of Deportation 5:30

Adjustment of Status 8:29

Waiver for Criminal Inadmissibility Ground 19:17

Temporary Protected Status 21:20

Voluntary Departure 23:10

Relief and Protection from Removal Based of Fear of Persecution or Torture 26:16

Asylum 27:15

Withholding of Removal 32:39

Convention Against Torture 34:40



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