Jessica Jensen to present at AILA conference on Navigating Consular Processing for Immigration Cases

On June 21, 2023, immigration lawyer Jessica Jensen will present at the upcoming American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) conference on the topic of “Navigating Consular Processing for Immigration Cases.” This informative session will provide legal practitioners with invaluable insights and strategies for successfully handling consular processing challenges in immigration matters.

As a prominent member of the MLT Aikins immigration team, Jessica Jensen brings a wealth of experience to the panel. With her deep understanding of the intricacies involved in consular processing, she is uniquely positioned to guide practitioners through the complexities of this vital aspect of immigration law.

The presentation will explore various key topics that are critical for practitioners dealing with  immigrant visa cases including:

  • Overcoming denials at difficult consulates
  • Errors and communication with consular officers
  • I-601 and I-212 waivers
  • Evaluating and advising clients on risks of consular processing
  • Ethical communication and disclosure for duration of representation

The presentation will provide legal professionals will gain a deeper understanding of the consular processing landscape in  immigration cases. They will acquire practical strategies and best practices to navigate difficult consulates, communicate effectively with consular officers, advise clients on waivers, assess risks and maintain ethical standards during representation.

The AILA conference will take place from June 21-24 in Orlando, Florida and virtually.

About AILA

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is the national association of more than 15,000 attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration law. AILA’s mission is to promote justice, advocate for fair and reasonable immigration laws and policies, and advance the quality of immigration law practice.