Immigration Conference 2024

Category: Materials

Member Price: $20

Non-Member Price: $25

Product Code: MI118424

Areas of Law: Immigration

CLE Credits



Victoria Donoghue, Esq.
Connell Foley LLP, Roseland
Abigail Walsh, Esq.
Connell Foley LLP, Roseland


Hon. Susan G. Roy, (Former)
Law Office of Susan G. Roy, LLC, Princeton Junction
Lauren Anselowitz, Esq.
Harlan York & Associates, Newark
Robert Banas
Deputy Chief, Port of New York / Newark
Paulo Correia
Deputy District Director, USCIS Newark Field Office
Derek De Cosmo, Esq.
Decosmo Law, Camden
Justin English, Esq.
King English, LLC, Freehold
Cesar M. Estela, Esq.
Law Offices of Cesar Martin Estela, Newark
Rosanna M. Fox, Esq.
Lepore Taylor Fox LLP, Livingston
Jerard Gonzalez, Esq.
Bastarrika, Soto, Gonzalez & Somohano, LLP, Woodland Park
Justin Johnson
Deputy Chief - Passenger Division, Port of New York / Newark
Cecilia Jordan
Field Office Director, USCIS Newark Field Office, Newark
Scott R. Malyk, Esq.
Meyner and Landis, Newark
Michael Onka
Senior Advisor, Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Ruben Perez
Deputy Field Office Director, Enforcement and Removal Operations
Newark Field Office, ICE, DHS, Newark
John E. Thompson
District Director, Newark District Office
USCIS, DHS, Newark
John Tsoukaris
Field Office Director, ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations, Newark

Presented in cooperation with the NJSBA Immigration Law Section

Join us for NJICLE's highly anticipated annual Immigration Conference, where we bring together experts in the field for a comprehensive exploration of the latest developments and pressing concerns in immigration law.

Each year, our conference provides a unique platform for industry leaders to delve into the most critical issues affecting immigration practice today. This year's program promises to be no exception, offering attendees unparalleled access to top-tier experts and governmental agency heads who directly shape immigration and labor policy and procedure.

Highlights of this year's conference include:

  • USCIS N.J. Field Office Presentation: Get firsthand updates and insights directly from the USCIS New Jersey Field Office, providing essential information on policies, procedures, and recent developments.
  • Presentation by Ombudsman: Gain valuable insights and resources from the Ombudsman's office, offering assistance and avenues for resolution in navigating complex immigration issues.
  • Material Changes and When to File Amendments in NIV Petitions: Understand the nuances of identifying material changes in Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV) petitions and learn when to file amendments for compliance and success in immigration applications.
  • U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP): Explore enforcement trends, protocols, and recent updates affecting immigration enforcement and border procedures, ensuring preparedness and compliance for practitioners and clients.
  • EOIR Local Issues: Navigate local challenges within the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), providing practical guidance on effectively handling cases within specific jurisdictions.

This year's conference will also review recent and significant changes to U.S. immigration policies and how they will shape America's immigration landscape moving forward. Representatives from key governmental agencies responsible for implementing these changes, alongside prominent attorneys, are expected to attend.

Don't miss out on this essential annual immigration conference. Make your plans to attend today and stay ahead of the curve in navigating changes in the law and meeting current challenges. Register now to secure your spot at this must-attend event.

Program agenda:

  • 9:00 | Welcome and Greetings
    - Victoria Donoghue, Esq.; Abigail Walsh, Esq.
  • 9:05 | U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
    - Derek DeCosmo, Esq. (Moderator); Ruben Perez; John Tsoukaris
  • 10:05 | Material Changes and When to File Amendments in NIV Petitions
    - Abigail Walsh, Esq. (Moderator); Victoria Donoghue, Esq.; Rosanna M. Fox, Esq.
  • 10:50 | Break
  • 11:00 | Ombudsman
    - Scott R. Malyk, Esq.; Michael Onka; Katherine Sivret Perez
  • 12:00 | Lunch
  • 12:45 | U.S. Customs and Border Protection
    - Justin English, Esq. (Moderator); Robert Banas; Justin Johnson;
  • 1:45 | EOIR Local Issues
    - Lauren Anselowitz, Esq.; Cesar M. Estela, Esq.; Susan G. Roy, Esq.
  • 2:45 | Break
  • 3:00 | USCIS: NJ Field Office
    - Jerard Gonzalez, Esq. (Moderator); John E. Thompson; Paul Correia and Cecilia Jordan
  • 4:00 | Adjourn


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