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Partner Camiel Becker to Speak on Relief for the Undocumented Workforce in San Diego

Camiel Becker will present with attorneys Matthew Holt of San Diego and Mary Kenny of the American Immigration Council in Washington DC to a group of immigration attorneys at the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association’s 31st Annual California Conference in San Diego. The unique panel will discuss employment-based and family-based options for the undocumented workforce. With a


Camiel Becker to Speak on Panel Explaining Options for Those Who Are Losing TPS Status

Founding partner Camiel Becker will speak on a panel on the termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and its consequences on the hundreds of thousands of TPS beneficiaries who will lose immigration status under the Trump Administration. Topics covered on the panel include practical screening tips for attorneys, finding creative options and overcoming complicated scenarios with the end goal


Camiel Becker to Consult with DACA Entrepreneurs at the Festival of Undoculnnovation

On Saturday, September 23, 2017, Becker & Lee Partner Camiel Becker will provide consultations to DACA entrepreneurs at the upcoming Festival of Undoculnnvoation, where entrepreneurial DREAMers from around the country will meet in Sausalito, California to share their projects and look for funding and support. Read more about DACA entrepreneurs here. Trump’s recent DACA announcement


Founding Partner Christina H. Lee to Discuss the Basics of Mandatory Detention

Founding Partner Christina H. Lee and The Honorable Mimi E. Tsankov (personal capacity) will discuss the basics of mandatory detention with a focus on practice before the Executive Office of Immigration Review during the Federal Bar Association webinar, which will take place on September 26th, 2017 at 9 am PT/12 pm EST. This webinar is


Camiel Becker Speaks to Business Owners at SF Small Business Week Conference

Camiel Becker and Emily Wages will speak at the San Francisco Small Business Conference on May 17, 2017. The conference is hosted at the SBA Entrepreneur Center in San Francisco.  In a presentation titled “Immigration Law in the Employment Context,” Mr. Becker and Ms. Wages will speak about the overall employment-based immigration process, I-9 compliance