U.S. Immigration Basics in the Biden/Harris Era and Beyond


Thursday, June 27 | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick and Online


Earn up to 7.2 credits, including 1.0 in ethics.


Presented in cooperation with the NJSBA Immigration Law Section

U.S. Immigration Basics in the Biden/Harris Era and Beyond

Members: $180
Non-Members: $225
Section: $169

Earn up to 7.2 credits, including 1.0 in ethics.



David H. Nachman, Esq.
Nachman, Phulwani, Zimovcak Law Group P.C., Ridgewood

Hon. Dorothy A. Harbeck, U.S.I.J. (NAIJ personal capacity)*

*The presenter is appearing in her personal capacity. Her opinions may not necessarily reflect those of the USDOJ, EOIR or the Attorney General. 

  Hon. Susan G. Roy, (Former)
Law Office of Susan G. Roy, LLC, Princeton Junction
Snehal Batra, Esq.
Nachman, Phulwani, Zimovcak Law Group, P.C., Raritan
Paulo Correia
Deputy District Director, USCIS Newark Field Office
Ronald P. Mondello, Esq.
Ronald P. Mondello PC, Fair Lawn
Kerry Walsh Hartington, Esq.
Kerry Hartington Immigration Law LLC, Vineland
Ludka Zimovcak, Esq.
Nachman, Phulwani, Zimovcak Law Group, P.C., Ridgewood


Presented in cooperation with the NJSBA Immigration Law Section

The U.S. Immigration and Nationality Program is designed as a survey course for practitioners in different areas of legal practice, such as Family Law, Municipal Court Law, Corporate Law, Labor and Employment Law, General Practice and others. It is important for practitioners in all areas of the law to have a rudimentary understanding of how the U.S. immigration laws impinge on those other areas.

The United States remains a nation of immigrants, and navigating the ever-evolving landscape of immigration law is crucial, especially in today’s political landscape. Join us for an insightful program that sheds light on the latest developments and practice insights in immigration practice during the Biden/Harris era and beyond.

  • Comprehensive Guide to Immigration Practice:
    – Understand the fundamentals of immigration law.
    – Learn how to obtain Nonimmigrant and Immigrant Visas.
    – Gain practical insights into handling employment and family-based immigration matters.
  • Representing Foreign Nationals:
    – Explore effective strategies for representing foreign nationals.
    – Stay up-to-date with the procedural and substantive changes impacting immigration cases.
  • Biden/Harris Administration’s Initiatives:
    – Uncover the administration’s efforts to prioritize family unification, diversity, and worker protections.
    – Navigate the roadmap for undocumented individuals seeking citizenship.
  • Equipping Practitioners:
    – Whether you’re a seasoned immigration attorney or a general practitioner, this program provides essential knowledge.
    – Stay informed about the latest updates in immigration practice.

Join us as we decode the complexities of immigration law, empower practitioners, and pave the way for a more inclusive and informed legal community. As immigration policies evolve, let’s work together to ensure fair representation and uphold the rights of all individuals seeking a better future.


Program Agenda


9:00 Introduction and Overview – David H. Nachman, Esq.
9:05 Overview of Immigration Laws, Resources and Support – David H. Nachman, Esq.
9:10 Nonimmigrant Visas – David H. Nachman, Esq.; Ludka Zimovcak, Esq.
9:40 Immigrant Visas – Employment – Ludka Zimovcak, Esq.
10:10 Immigrant Visas – Family – Family related Developments in the Biden Administration – Ludka Zimovcak, Esq.
10:40 Break
10:50 Waivers and Provisional Waivers – Kerry Walsh Hartington, Esq.
11:20 EOIR (Removal and Deportation) and Immigration Courts – Hon. Susan G. Roy, (Former)
11:50 Luncheon Speaker: General Process and Jurisdictions at the District Offices; USCIS Immigration Updates – Paulo Correia
12:30 Break
12:50 Crimmigation – Ronald P. Mondello, Esq.
1:40 Ethics – Hon. Dorothy A. Harbeck, U.S.I.J.
2:30 Investigations, Audits – I-9 and H-1B and DOL and Social Security No-Match Letters – David H. Nachman, Esq.
3:00 Break
3:10 Naturalization – Snehal Batra, Esq.
3:40 Questions – Panel
4:00 Adjourn



CLE Credits

NJ CLE: NJ CLE information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 7.2 hours of total CLE credit, including 1.0 in Ethics (Full Credits Available: NJ Ethics: 1.0, NJ General: 6.2).
NY CLE: NY Ethics Transitional: 1.0, NY Professional Practice Transitional: 6.0
PA CLE: PA Ethics Credit: 0.5, PA Substantive Credit: 5.0
New: No PA CLE fee is required for this program. To earn PA CLE credits, a valid PA Bar ID number must be entered into the CLE form provided after attending the program.


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