Immigration Law Update


The MSBA is offering the newest presentation of Immigration Law Updateon March 14, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for Day 1 of MSBA Legal Excellence Week!

Join experienced faculty as they discuss Humanitarian Status Updates, A New Dawn with USCIS, Asylum: Back from the Abyss and more!

Don’t miss our keynote speaker – Peter Mina, Deputy Officer, for the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties at U.S. Department of Homeland Security!

Section Members will receive a discounted rate of $99 for the program!

4.0 hours of CLE (including 1.0 ethics) credit will be offered by the surrounding MCLE states along with 4.0 general credits (including 1.0 ethics) by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations Inc. (NFPA).


Safety is Our Priority

In light of the surge of COVID cases and hospitalizations across Maryland and beyond, the MSBA has made the difficult decision to hold Legal Excellence Week and all related programs 100% virtually.

Attend Your Way – Connect With Everyone

Access everything this program has to offer from theMSBA Learn App.  Attend sessions, participate in polls, and find, connect, and chat with sponsors, presenters, and attendees.

Plus, you can access all of the content  for up to 90 days after the Event

We know you’re busy!  So if you can only join us for the morning or afternoon session, don’t worry!  You’ll have access to the entire Advanced Real Property Institute for 90 days after the event to enjoy when you have a moment and when it’s most convenient for you.

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Course Level
Professional Area of Focus
Immigration Law
General Practice
CLE Field of Study
Continuing Education Legal Credit
Regulatory Ethics
Event Information
Mar 14, 2022
9:00 am - 2:40 pm EST
Total CLE Credits


Day 1

9:00 am
Humanitarian Status Updates

Van T. Doan, Esq., Law Office of Van T. Doan, LLC

Christina Wilkes, Esq., Wilkes Legal 

10:00 am
10:10 am
Non immigrant visa (NIV) and Program Electronic Review Management (PERM) Updates

Matthew Glinsmann, Esq., Glinsmann Immigration

Jonelle Ocloo, Esq., Law Offices of Jonelle Ocloo, LLC

11:10 am
11:20 am

Jon Greene, Esq., The Greene Law Firm 

Ebtehaj “Eby” Kalantar, Office of Disciplinary Counsel, Washington, D.C.

12:10 pm
1:00 pm
Keynote Speaker - Katherine Culliton Gonzales, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Officer at U.S. Department of Homeland Security
1:30 pm
1:40 pm
Asylum: Back from the Abyss

Benjamin Messer, Esq., Wilkes Legal

Eileen Blessinger, Esq., Blessinger Legal PLLC 


2:40 pm
Program Adjourns