Immigration Law under a Biden Administration
The year 2021 brings with it a new administration in Washington, D.C. There will be changes to leadership at agencies such as the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Executive Office for Immigration Review. Undoubtedly there will be changes made through executive order and otherwise to US Immigration Policy. Find out about the latest immigration law changes and updates at this timely CLE webinar.
Our presenter is Professor Katie Herbert Meyer, Esq. She is an Associate Professor of Practice and Director of the Immigration Law Clinic at Washington University School of Law. She previously taught Immigration Law and Policy, as an Adjunct Professor. Immediately before joining the Washington University faculty, she served as the Program Coordinator and Supervising Attorney at the Migrant and Immigrant Community Action (M.I.C.A.) Project, in St. Louis. Additionally, she served as the Legal Director at Interfaith Legal Services for Immigrants from 2005-2009. Her areas of expertise include family-based immigration, refugee and asylum law, naturalization law, removal (deportation) defense, and legal protections for immigrant victims. She has presented trainings on various aspects of immigration and refugee law and policy.
A View from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: Public Corruption Investigations and Prosecutions
Hear from an experienced attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s office about some of the most high profile, complex and sensitive public corruption investigations and prosecutions he has handled. This will be a fascinating look into some high stakes criminal proceedings in our region.
Our speaker is Hal Goldsmith, Esq. He serves as Senior Litigation Counsel for the United States Attorney’s Office in St. Louis, Missouri. In addition to his supervisory responsibilities, Hal handles investigations and prosecutions of public corruption and major fraud matters.
Hal has served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Miami (1990-1995), East St. Louis (1998-2006), and St. Louis (2006-2015; 2018 to current). He has served in various leadership positions, including Chief of the Criminal Division, Senior Litigation Counsel, and White Collar Chief. He has successfully tried numerous cases, and briefed and argued a significant number of appeals before the Eleventh, Seventh, and Eighth Circuit Courts of Appeals.