Fri Mar 13
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Military Legal Assistance Issues: USERRA, National Guard Statuses, and Immigration (Morning Webinars)
- 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
- Eastern Time (US & Canada)
- By: American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel
This is a free educational program presented by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel for lawyers on current developments in the areas of military and veterans’ law. The live program will be presented in Miami, Florida with separate webinars also being offered for the morning and afternoon sessions.
The morning session will focus on the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), including an overview of the Department of Labor’s and the Department of Justice’s USERRA enforcement, and hot topics in USERRA law focusing on the statute’s reemployment, discrimination, and pension related provisions. This session will also provide an overview of National Guard duty statuses and how various federal laws and protections, such as USERRA, the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), and other federal laws apply to National Guard members in each duty status.
The afternoon session will examine immigration law for members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. This will review immigration law practice in a military setting, focusing on naturalization options for servicemembers, along with immigration paths for their families, including requirements for military survivor immigration benefits. Participants will also learn about recent immigration policy developments.
MATERIALS: Participants are encouraged to download CLE program materials, beginning
March 11. Registrants will be emailed instructions for downloading materials.
LUNCH: Lunch sponsored by Holland & Knight.
REGISTRATION: Online at link. Registration deadline is March 6, 2020. To register for webinars please select session from SESSIONS/ACTIVITIES list.
- CLE Credit Comments:
The ABA will seek 6.25 hours of CLE credit in 60-minute states, and 7.5 hours of CLE credit for this program in 50-minute states. Credit hours are estimated and are subject to each state’s approval and credit rounding rules.
Please visit the program website at https://www.americanbar.org/groups/legal_assistance_military_personnel/events_cle/ for program CLE details or visit www.americanbar.org/mcle for general information on CLE at the ABA.
American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel