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Keeping Up with Immigration Law Trends in 2021

Description

The MSBA invites you to an all new live, virtual presentation: Keeping Up with Immigration Law Trends in 2021 on Thursday, May 20, 2021 from 9 a.m to 12:30 p.m.  

Join experienced faculty as they discuss Hot Topics in Federal Litigation, Tax Issues in Immigration Law and How to Market your Immigration Practice. 

 

Two (2) hours of CLE credit will be offered with the surrounding MCLE states and if you can’t attend the livestream program, it will be available on-demand on our MSBA CLE catalog.

 

If you have any questions for the presenters during the livestream, please email them to criselle@msba.org.

 

 

Course Level
TBD
Professional Area of Focus
Immigration Law
Tax Law
General Practice
Law Office Management
CLE Field of Study
Continuing Education Legal Credit
3.0
Instructor(s)
John Pontius Jim Liang Patricia Minikon Edward Neufville Benjamin Messer Rachel Zoghlin Jared Jaskot Mariam Masumi Daud Jenny Kim Tedeisha Rowe
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When
May 20, 2021
9:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
Location
Online
Total CLE Credits
3.0
Format
Webinar

Agenda

Day 1

05/20/2021
9:00 am
Introduction and welcome by Program/Section Chair
9:05 am
When Immigration Meets Tax

Tax attorneys John Pontius of Pontius Tax Law and Jim Liang of the Law Office of Jim Liang will discuss strategies to resolve tax issues faced by foreign nationals and their employers. Immigration attorney Patricia Minikon of Minikon Law will be the moderator.  Topics include applying for an ITIN and the tax requirements to apply for a non-compliant Maryland driver’s licence.  tax filings by undocumented persons, This panel will discuss proper tax and Social Security withholdings for domestic nanny/household workers and those on temporary employment-based visas, (F-1s, J-1s, H-2Bs, H-1Bs, etc.), and the tax implications of the various tax filing statuses (single, married, head of household). Panelists will address situations involving clients who need to file tax returns but have used different/incorrect social security numbers to work and file taxes.  Attendees will gain important tax knowledge to represent their documented or undocumented clients and their employers.

 

10:05 am
Break
10:10 am
How to Market Your Immigration Practice

Edward W. Neufville III, Esq, Law Office of Edward W. Neufville III, LLC

Jared Jaskot, Esq., Jaskot Law

Mariam Masumi Daud, Esq., Johnson & Masumi, PC

Tedeisha Rowe, Rowe International Law Group LC

11:10 am
Break
11:15 am
Hot Topics in Federal Litigation

Benjamin Messer, Esq., Wilkes Legal, LLC

Rachel Zoghlin, Esq., HIAS

Jenny Kim, Esq. CAIR Coalition

12:15 pm
Q & A
12:30 pm
Adjourn

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Keeping Up with Immigration Law Trends in 2021