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Journey to Citizenship CLE Training: Representing Citizenship Applicants Parts 1 & 2

September 30, 2019 @ 8:15 am - 4:00 pm

Date: Monday, September 30, 2019

Times: Part 1: 8:15am-12:30pm; Part 2: 1:15pm-4:00pm

Location: Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, 90 South 7th Street, Ste. 2000, Minneapolis


Registration: https://VLN.formstack.com/forms/vln_citizenship_cle_september_30_2019

CLE Credits: Part 1: The Application (3.5 credits); Part 2: The Interview and Beyond (2.5 credits)


Co-sponsors: Volunteer Lawyers Network, Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP (host)

Speakers: Colleen Beebe Purisaca, Tamara Cabán-Ramirez, Tracy Kallassy, Stephanie Morales, Esteban A. Rivera (attorneys)

Description: This CLE trains lawyers who will help VLN clients achieve their dream of becoming a U.S. citizen by representing them in the naturalization process. No prior immigration experience is required. Participants may attend one or both sessions, but participants will be asked to represent a VLN client and both sessions are required to represent VLN clients. Each session will include a review of local and national resources and offer opportunities to represent clients ready to apply for naturalization. Additionally, sessions will cover:

  • Part 1: U.S. citizenship and who is a citizen, the benefits to becoming a U.S. citizen, the requirements to naturalize in the U.S.A. and the application process.
  • Part 2: what to expect between filing the N-400 and taking the Oath of Allegiance and how to prepare, biometrics, RFEs, the Medical Waiver.

For more information contact immigration@vlnmn.org .


September 30, 2019
8:15 am - 4:00 pm


Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association


Faegre Drinker, 90 South 7th Street, Ste. 2000, Minneapolis
90 South 7th Street, Ste. 2000
Minneapolis, MN 55402 United States
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