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Sep 23 2021
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Gina Polo, shareholder in the firm's Immigration group, provided updates on consular processing and the National Visa Center during a CLE titled Emerging from the Haze held by Catholic Legal Services. Gina covered the following topics:

  • Consulates Reopening and Priorities.
  • Understanding Current Movements in the Visa Bulletin and the Implications.
  • Tips for Communicating Effectively with the National Visa Center.
  • Oops!  Denial at the Consulate!  Navigating Non-Reviewability
  • Initial Steps:  Engaging with the Consulate, LegalNet, and Other Steps.
  • What is Consular Non-Reviewability and How To Argue Against It.
  • Final Options:  Congress Intervention and Federal Court.