Lectures and Talks

2017

Pincus Professional Education, CA Immigration and Nationality Law Specialist Exam Preparation Course: Speaker and Panelist, Family Based Immigration and Bars to Admissibility & Waivers, 8/24/2017.

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Immigration Law Section, 4/29/2017, Speaker, Immigration Litigation in the U.S. District Courts.

Pincus Professional Education, Visas 101: The Process, Procedures, and Law, 2/16/2017, Speaker, The Visitor, Los Angeles, CA.

2010

California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, 2010 Regional Training Conference, Speaker, The Intersection of Immigration Law and Unemployment Law, Los Angeles and Oakland, CA.

2009

22nd Annual AILA California Chapters Conference, 11/14/ 2009, Discussion Leader/Speaker, E.O.I.R. (Immigration Court) Practice Manual.

4th Annual National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys, October 16-17, 2009, Speaker, Immigration Law Legislative Update, Huntington Beach, CA.

American Immigration Lawyers Association, Southern California Chapter monthly meeting 5/20/ 2009, moderator and speaker, District Court Litigation.

American Immigration Lawyers Association, web seminar 3/21/ 2009, speaker, U.S. Citizenship: How to Determine if Your Client is a U.S. Citizen and What to Do About It.

2007

National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys, Chapman Law School, Orange, CA, Oct. 2007, Speaker, Global Terrorism and U.S. Immigration Law.

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Ninth Circuit Seminar, Los Angeles, CA 10/26/2007, Speaker, Pre-filing Considerations.

American Immigration Lawyers Association, web seminar 6/5/2007, Discussion Leader & Speaker, The ABC’s of Naturalization Law for Newer Practitioners.

2006

American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2006 Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas, Speaker, Inadmissibility and Removability.

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, 2006 Annual Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, Moderator and Speaker, Immigration Update.

ILW.com, June 2006 Tele-seminar, Speaker, What’s New in Consular Processing: NIVs, IVs, and Waivers.

2005

18th Annual AILA California Chapters Conference, Nov. 2005, Speaker, Detention, Deportation, & Afterwards.

American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2005-2007 Annual Conference Handbooks, updated Naturalization chapter.

American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2005 Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, Speaker, Naturalization and Citizenship.

2002

Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine, Sept. 2002, The Practice of Immigration Law in the Aftermath of September 11.

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Immigration Law Section, 5/11/2002, Speaker and Author, Going Across the Street Again and Again, seminar on litigating immigration issues in the federal courts.

2001

Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association, November 2001, Newsletter, Author, UPL (unauthorized practice of law) Update.

American Immigration Lawyers Association, Los Angeles, CA 11/1/2001, Speaker and author, Analysis of Child Citizenship Act of 2000.

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, 2001 Annual Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, Speaker and author, Alternatives to Labor Certification.

American Immigration Lawyers Association, Los Angeles, CA, 3/2/2001, AILA Immigration Law Litigation Conference, panelist, Declaratory and Injunctive Relief.

2001

Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association, Los Angeles, CA, 9/26/2000, Speaker, Where Immigration Law Intersects with Criminal Law: Deportation and Removal Proceedings.

1999

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, 1999 Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA, Panelist, Where Immigration Law Intersects with Criminal Law: Deportation and Removal Proceedings.

Crenshaw Christian Center, Los Angeles, CA, Community Outreach Program, 9/24/1999, Speaker, Immigration Law.

1998

American Immigration Lawyers Association, Los Angeles, CA, 2/24/1998, Moderator, Annual State of the District meeting/seminar.

1997

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Immigration Law Section, 6/14/1997, Speaker, Going Across the Street ‘97, seminar on federal litigation.

1995

American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1995 Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia Speaker, Consular Practice.

American Immigration Lawyers Association, 3/31/1995, Speaker, H-1B Temporary Worker Issues.

1994

American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1994 Annual Conference, San Francisco, Moderator, Preserving Residency for Naturalization.

1993

American Immigration Lawyers Association, Pasadena, CA, 11/5/1993, Panel Discussion on Law Office Marketing.

American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1993 Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada, Speaker and author, The Visa Waiver Pilot Program.

American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1993 Visa Conference, Los Angeles, CA, Co-organizer and Moderator, Pacific Rim Consulates.

University of California, at Los Angeles, Office of International Students and Scholars, 2/25/1993, Speaker, Workshop for International Students re: F-1s, J-1s, and H-1bs.

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Immigration Law Training Course, Los Angeles, California. 1998-1991; 1996

1991

Los Angeles County Bar Association, 3/12/1992, Panel Discussion, Employment Based Immigrant Visas.

American Immigration Lawyers Association conference, San Francisco, California, 11/15/1991, Panel Discussion, Immigrant Investors.

State Bar of California, International Law Section, 9/6/1991, Moderator, Panel Discussion with U.S. I.N.S., U.S. State Department; and U.S. Labor Department officials, Immigration and Employment Aspects of the New Immigration Act of 1990.

1991

American Immigration Lawyers Association, Speaker, 1/11/91, The Family Preference and Numbers under the Immigration Act of 1990.

1990

Philippine American Bar Association, Los Angeles, CA, 12/12/1990, Speaker, The Hong Kong and Investor Provisions under the Immigration Act of 1990.

1989

State Bar of California, International Law Section, First Annual Immigration Symposium, 8/12/1989, Speaker, “U.S. Immigration Practice: Taiwan and Hong Kong.”

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Immigration Law Section, First Annual Retreat, 1/15/1989, Speaker, Law Office Management.

1988

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Immigration Legal Assistance Project, 3/26/1988, Speaker, Amnesty Update: Criminal /Deportation Aspects.

1987

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Immigration Law Section, 10/31/1987, Speaker, Going Across the Street Revisited, seminar on federal court litigation.

1985

American Immigration Lawyers Association, 11/16/1985, Speaker, Treaty Traders and Treaty Investors.