AIRS Webinar - Immigration Issues 101
Recorded On: 06/10/2020
The training will cover Immigration 101 with a specific focus on different types of immigration status, special protections for survivors of domestic violence and crimes, and how to obtain a green card under U.S. law. We will address the new “public charge” rule include common misconceptions and WHO exactly should be concerned about public charge. Other current hot topics will include the upcoming DACA Supreme Court decision, provisions of the CAREs Act that impact immigrants, and commonly asked questions from undocumented immigrants about ICE and immigration enforcement.
Featuring Jill Campbell , immigration expert from Baker Ripley in Houston, Texas.
Immigration Legal Services Coordinator at Baker Ripley
In 2014 Jill joined the Immigration & Citizenship Program at BakerRipley as an Immigration Attorney. Prior to joining BakerRipley, Jill served as a full time Clinical Supervising Attorney at the University of Houston Law Center Immigration Clinic, where she supervised second- and third-year law students on affirmative and defensive immigration cases and co-taught the Immigration Clinic’s substantive law component. At BakerRipley she is primarily responsible for managing the program’s legal office including the supervision of the immigration legal casework. Jill’s immigration work focuses on Citizenship and Naturalization; Deferred Action; representation of refugees and asylees; family reunification cases; and humanitarian-based relief, including crime victim visas, relief under the Violence Against Women Act, and representation of individuals fleeing harm in their home countries. Jill serves as a legal expert for BakerRipley’s community education materials and participates as an expert in community collaborative efforts to serve the Houston immigrant community. Jill currently serves on the Houston Mayor’s Advisory Council of New Americans and Immigrant Communities and the Executive Committee of the Houston Immigration Legal Services Collaborative, as well as an advisory committee for the Houston Food Bank. Jill graduated from the University of Texas School of Law in 2010. She received her undergraduate degree in Latin American Studies at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida where she was the recipient of the Robert H. Levine Award for Excellence in Latin American Studies