The ALM Triumph Center 2019 BIA Accreditation Training

Mon, November 11 2019, 8:00 AM - Fri, November 15 2019, 5:00 PM [EST]

14331 SW 72 Street, Pembroke Pines, Florida, 33330, United States


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40 Hours BIA Training Partial Approval - $600.00

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Mon, November 11 2019, 8:00 AM - Fri, November 15 2019, 5:00 PM [EST]

About the Event

The BIA training is made available with the help of Professor Juan Carlos Gómez, Director of the Carlos A. Costa Immigration and Human Rights Clinic at Florida International University along with practicing attorneys, former judges, law professors and attorneys from immigrant advocacy organizations.


This training is ONLY available for community-based, non-profit organization staff.  Please note that you must send a copy of the organization’s IRS 501(c) 3 letter designating your agency as a non-profit to: Fax (954) 680-2023, or email a copy to  Your registration will be confirmed upon receipt of this letter.


You will be responsible for bringing your own laptop. A USB flash drive with training materials will be provided. These seminars will be in English. No translation will be available.  

Participants will need to purchase the following books (listed below)  directly from ILRC at .  Once you have registered we will provide you with a discount code.

A Comprehensive Immigration Practice Manual 
21st Edition 


 v  Overview of Immigration Law

 v  How to Do Legal Research

 v  Ethical Duties of Immigration Advocates

 v  Grounds of Inadmissibility and Deportability

 v  Family Immigration

 v  Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

 v  Deferred Action for Parental Responsibility (DAPA)

 v  Visas for Victims of Crime: VAWA, U and T Visas

 v  The Removal Process

 v  Cancellation of Removal

 v  Asylum

 v  Visas for Religious Workers [R Visas]

 v  Registry, Legalization, Family Unity, NACARA Adjustment

 v  The Rights of Immigrants and the Detention System

 v  Special Immigrant Juvenile

 v  Naturalization and Citizenship

 v  Legal Writing

 v  The Role of the Immigration Advocate and Client Interviewing Skills

 v  BIA Recognition and Accreditation

 v  How to Open an Immigration Center

Hours of training for each institute: 40


Click here to register online.

 HOTELS - Once you have registered we will provide you with near by hotel information with discount code.



 Please contact Frances Thomas at (954) 680-2500  or by email at



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About the Organizer

The ALM Triumph Center will offer a 40-hour Fall Institute of Basic Immigration Law. Training Sessions will be taught by Professor Juan Carlos Gomez, Director of the Carlos A. Costa Immigration and Human Rights Clinic at Florida International University along with practicing attorneys, former judges, and law professors. This training will provide a comprehensive survey of immigration law and procedures. This intensive training event is designed for the staff of nonprofit religious, social and charitable organizations who wish to apply for Board of Immigration Appeals Accreditation.


Event Speakers

Juan Carlos Gómez
Director of the Carlos A. Costa Immigration and Human Rights Clinic

J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School B.A., Florida International University (with honors) Juan Carlos Gómez has been defending the rights of individuals in immigration matters for over 25 years. During this time he has represented persons before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, as well as the United States Departments of Justice and Homeland Security in complex immigration matters. Within the field of immigration law, he has helped thousands of individuals in situations including removal and deportation proceedings, family immigration, and the transfer of professionals and executives to the United States. Mr. Gómez counsels international and national corporations on compliance with immigration laws. He also has coordinated teams of attorneys in multi-forum conflicts to effectively resolve clients’ problems. As an attorney for a Central American Refugee Project, he helped in the representation of thousands individuals in the Southeastern United States in a national class action. He has represented refugees from every part of the world where there have been conflicts over the last three decades. As director of East Little Havana Legal Services, he led a team of attorneys to resolve the series of problems faced by clients.

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