Legal Overlaps with Immigration Law

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This course was recorded November 15th, 2017

Many areas of law have overlapping issues that delve into the muddy waters of Immigration Law. Family Law, Criminal Law even Business Law practitioners can have clients with immigration law issues regarding visa, legal status and travel in and out of the United States. This course seeks to inform attorneys of potential issues so as to consul more completely and avoid possible problems.



  • Mina Tran
    A. Mina Tran immigrated to the United States as a refugee with her family in 1975 as a young girl. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Boston College in 1991 and received her law degree from UCLA School of Law in 1996. Prior to founding the firm of Tran Law Group in 1998, she practiced fair housing and employment law, and was involved with class action tort actions against private and public defendants. Ms. Tran has spoken on issues of small business management, immigration law and workers’ compensation law at Whittier Law School and UCLA School of law. She has been a guest lecturer at California State University, Los Angeles on immigration business visas. She has been an active member of the Orange County Bar Association serving as secretary of the Immigration Law section and continues to be active with the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

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    1. Basic Immigration Concepts
      1. Visa vs. Status
      2. Admissibility
      3. Deportability
    2. Basic Immigration Procedures
      1. General Anatomy of an Immigration Case
      2. Which Agency to talk to about status
    3. Family Law
    4. Criminal Law
      1. Crimes of Moral Turpitude
      2. Aggravated Felonies
      3. Dangerous Common Pleas
      4. Post Conviction Relief
    5. Business Law
    6. What to do when you are over your head?
    7. Conclusion

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