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Identifying Grounds of Inadmissibility and Deportability in U.S. Immigration Law

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Produced on March 18, 2019

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Course Information

Time 91 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

It is important for all practitioners of immigration law to be familiar with grounds of inadmissibility and deportability because they may apply in any type of case where a foreign national seeks to apply for a visa at a U.S. Consulate abroad, petition, for a nonimmigrant or immigrant classification within the United States, or for admission to the United States at a port of entry.

This program, presented by experienced immigration practitioner Lindsay Curcio, will study Sections 212 and 237 of the Immigration and Nationality Act and discuss issues which may prevent a foreign national from entering or remaining in the United States. Grounds will include health, criminal offenses, immigration violations, and misrepresentation and fraud. Statutory exceptions and waivers to grounds of inadmissibility and deportability will also be covered.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Examine requirements and strategies for waiver applications including waivers available for immigrants and nonimmigrants, qualifying relatives (I-601), and standards of hardship (I-601, I-601A)
  2. Identify tips to prepare waiver applications
  3. Explore trends in waiver adjudications including 601A waivers, revocations of waivers, and waivers in removal proceedings

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Lindsay Curcio

Law Office of Lindsay A. Curcio, Esq.

Lindsay A. Curcio has practiced immigration law since 1990. She is a sole practitioner in Brooklyn, New York and Niagara Falls, New York and has taught as an adjunct professor at New York Law School and Molloy College. Her practice includes employment-based and family-based nonimmigrant and immigrant visas as well as waivers, removal defense, U.S. citizenship issues and naturalization. She is a co-author of Immigration and Nationality Law: Problems and Strategies (LexisNexis/Carolina Academic Press). She is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Center for International Legal Studies and the National Writers Union. Lindsay has received the Super Lawyers Immigration, Metro New York designation.

She was co-director of New York Law School’s Justice Action Center’s Safe Passage Immigration Project from 2007 to 2012. Lindsay has a bachelor's degree in Spanish from Northwestern University, a juris doctor degree from IIT-Chicago Kent College of Law, an MBA (concentration in marketing with international business designation) from Fordham University an LLM in Transnational Commercial Practice at the Center for International Legal Studies/Lazarski University and a graduate certificate in health care compliance from the University of Pittsburgh Law School. Lindsay may be reached at lindsay@uneedavisa.com and on Twitter at @lindsayvisa.


Flavio C.

very comprehensive lecture on this interesting area of immigration law.

Richard C.

Excellent program, and a delight to watch. Lots of good information, and resource materials.

Margaret A.

Very comprehensive and helpful.

Steven H.

Valuable for the non-immigrant law practitioner as well.

Andrea R.

Excellent information! Excellent presenter!

Lourna M.

A lot of material covered, with great fluidity!

Karen S.

Presenter covered a lot of ground, knows the material well and able to articulate it.

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