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FREE FOR AILA MEMBERS; NO CLE: Our regularly scheduled live video roundtables allow you to interactively connect with colleagues around the world for exceptional peer-to-peer learning. The roundtables use Zoom, a free videoconferencing technology, which allows you to join in discussions via webcam or phone. In general, these 60-minute AILA live video roundtables are facilitated by two discussion leaders who have a deep knowledge of the topic. These sessions are designed to encourage interaction between members and provide a place to share, learn and grow, together through a robust discussion.

 

June 3

Collaborating in Office 365 Basics and Q&A

3:00 pm Eastern, Wednesday

Charity Anastasio, AILA Practice Management Advisor, Washington, DC

  • Many AILA members are on Office 365, but using about one tenth it’s capabilities. Want to learn the basics of how to use the platform to collaborate with staff and with clients better? We will cover collaborating in Word documents, with OneDrive, SharePoint, and Teams. Come to a short presentation and Q&A session. Staff of AILA members welcome too. First come-first serve. These will be recorded and posted online, but you get more if you attend and have an opportunity to ask your burning questions.
  • This is part of the Technology Pop-Up Roundtable series presented by AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center

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June 4

PPP Loan Forgiveness Ins and Outs

3:00 pm Eastern, Thursday

Clayton Cartwright, Columbus, GA
Daniel Marques, CPA, at Drucker & Scaccetti, Philadelphia

  • A PPP loan forgiveness application has been released by the SBA and and guidance has come out on how to calculate and document the use of PPP funds to get the loan forgiven. The application looks straight-forward, but as immigration lawyers know, the devil's in the details and how you fill out a government form can make all the difference. Join the conversation to get the ins and outs of PPP loan forgiveness and documentation.


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June 5

Pivoting Your Online Marketing to The New Normal

1:00 pm Eastern, Thursday

Becki Young, Silver Spring, MD
Jacob Sapochnick, San Diego, CA

  • What is going to attract the elusive client in the age of the coronavirus pandemic? When social distancing and immigration uncertainty come into play, some aspects of marketing become paramount while others become much more difficult. Join a discussion with AILA members who use online marketing with agility, to talk about next steps in your marketing efforts.


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June 10

Extraordinary Circumstances for Extraordinary Times: Extensions and Changes of Status Affecting Nonimmigrant Workers Post COVID-19

1:00 pm Eastern, Wednesday

Rob Cohen
Robin O'Donoghue
Nicole Simon

  • What do the regulations state? Discretion, Discretion, and more Discretion
  • Determining when the extraordinary circumstances argument is necessary, given the 60 day allowance in the regulation and the continued lack of premium processing
  • The key difference between an overstay and a failure to maintain status
  • Anticipating future issues and preserving options for the employer and employee
  • Arguments to make: the faultless, the hardship, and more

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June 10

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC for Immigration Law and Q&A

3:00 pm Eastern, Wednesday

Charity Anastasio, AILA Practice Management Advisor, Washington, DC

  • Many immigration law offices are seeing the importance of a well-oiled paperless workflow since working remotely has become a necessity. Want to learn the basics of how to use Adobe Acrobat to collaborate and finish your packages better and faster? We will cover collaborating, assembling, finishing, and automating. Come to a short presentation and Q&A session. Staff of AILA members welcome too. First come-first serve. These will be recorded and posted online, but you get more if you attend and have an opportunity to ask your burning questions
  • This is part of the Technology Pop-Up Roundtable series presented by AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center


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June 17

An Insider Look at Tracker Immigration Software

3:00 pm Eastern, Wednesday

Charity Anastasio, AILA, Washington, DC, Moderator
Julie Pearl, Tracker, San Francisco, CA
Ali Ramezanzadeh, Tracker, San Francisco, CA
TBD Tracker User

  • Are you a Tracker user who know that there is more to the program, but don’t have the time to pick it all up? Come to our session to see what features you might be missing, get tips on how to work smarter in Tracker, and get answers to your burning questions about the product
  • This is part of the Technology Pop-Up Roundtable series presented by AILA's Practice & Professionalism Center

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More Live Video Roundtables Coming Soon!

Please check back here for our schedule after May 2020.

Roundtables are typically hosted on Wednesdays at 1:00 Eastern.

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