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Instructional presentation of the new H-1B electronic registration process in myUSCIS (for attorneys and representatives) hosted by USCIS on Feb. 11, 2020.
This presentation provides information to attorneys and legal representatives who are completing the H-1B electronic registration on behalf of clients. It also provides clients with instructions on how to create an account in myUSCIS and review and approve the H-1B electronic registration and G-28 created by the attorney/legal representative.
Instructional presentation of the new H-1B electronic registration process in myUSCIS (for registrants) hosted by USCIS on Feb. 6, 2020.
This presentation provides information to companies and organizations who are completing the H-1B electronic registration process without formal representation by an attorney or accredited representative.
This module provides guidelines for adjudicating children’s claims. Issues addressed include guidelines for child-sensitive interview techniques and considerations for the legal analysis of claims involving child applicants. While the legal analysis sections specifically address refugee and asylum claims, other sections, including those that address child development and procedural issues, are relevant to claims made by children for other immigration benefits.
This module provides guidelines on the use of Country of Origin Information (COI) in adjudicating immigration benefits, petitions, protection determinations, and other immigration-related requests. Through demonstrations and computer-based practical exercises, you will gain experience in conducting COI research on the Intranet and Internet for use in adjudications.
Through interactive communication exercises, this module describes how cultural differences may create barriers to effective communication and provides techniques for recognizing and overcoming those barriers.
This module provides an overview of the firm resettlement bars for asylum and refugee resettlement. The module addresses the similarities and differences between these two bars and their exceptions. This module also includes an explanation of the BIA’s four-step framework for analyzing evidence under the firm resettlement bar.
This module provides guidance on gender-related factors you must consider when interviewing and adjudicating claims related to gender, including claims based on violations of societal norms associated with gender.
Through discussion and practical exercises, this training module instructs students on how to elicit information from an interviewee in a non-adversarial manner: how to probe appropriately to elicit necessary information, the types of questions to ask, and questioning techniques to use.