Certified Immigration Support Specialist

CERTIFIED IMMIGRATION SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Overview

People are leaving their native countries and moving to the USA that offers basic human rights and economic opportunities. With this, the demand for immigration legal services has increased and is expected to continue to grow. Our immigration law course gives you immense knowledge and understanding of your role as a paralegal and everything about the visas.

Siotoh Academy’s Immigration Specialist Certification Program offers you in-depth education on various subjects related to immigration including family-based visas, asylum visas, immigration court, and much more.

Description

This Certified Immigration Support Specialist Program, offered by Siotoh Academy examines the process by which the United States offers immigration to foreign nationals. This self-paced advance course offers essentials of immigration law, non-immigrant visas, and asylum/refugee immigration.

The curriculum of this advanced program offers an extraordinary curriculum designed by practicing attorneys for the people who want to pursue a specialization in immigration law.

What Certified Immigration Support Specialist Program Offers You?

Siotoh Academy’s self-paced course is delivered through several modules of instruction. Each section of the module is designed to build on your previous lessons. The program begins with the essentials of immigration law needed to help an immigration paralegal adjust, contribute meaningfully, and assist the immigration attorney in the practice and management of immigration law firms. As the program progresses, you will focus on political asylum, refugee laws, and removal proceedings.

  • This online Immigration Consultant Program is divided into three modules. The first module offers you the understanding of the role of a paralegal in the law firm including the process to become paralegal, how to manage clients, initiate cases, and everything related to them.
  • The advanced course offers you complete ethical knowledge and concepts regarding the immigration processes. You will get a clear understanding of the part government agencies play in the immigration procedures and how to deal with them for attaining the documents and forms.
    • Students will learn family-based petition and adjustment of status, removal of condition in detail. With this immigration certification course, students will learn how to locate, use, and prepare supporting documentation of the family-based petition.
    • Knowledge of I-212 waiver, eligibility, how to apply for permission to reapply for admission into the United States after deportation or removal, and preparation of supporting documentation of the application.
    • Learn about B-1 and B-2 non-immigrant visas, their processes, extension, and how to prepare the application packages. Understanding of non-immigrant visas such as Treaty Trader Visa, E-1 & E-2, H-1B visa, O, P, Q, R-1, and TN NAFTA Non-Immigrant Visas, and Special Immigrant Juveniles (SIJ) Status.
    • In-depth understanding of US asylum and refugee laws as part of the international framework, the procedure for getting asylum, rights, and responsibilities after the grant of asylum or becoming a refugee.

Program Objectives

  • Role of paralegals in an immigration law firm
  • Ethical knowledge of immigration practice
  • Learn to deal with clients
  • Deal with waiver applications
  • Know various types on Non-Immigrant Visas
  • Understand US asylum and refugee laws
  • Understand the structure and role of immigration court and immigration judges

Career Prospects

Graduates of this online immigration course will have excellent knowledge in the immigration law practice, and they would be able to help attorneys in all the phases of the immigration process. Upon culmination of the program, you will be better prepared to work in:

  • Law firms
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Government agencies
  • Corporate legal departments
  • Immigration consulting firms & practices

Graduates of the online immigration program may also work at nonprofit organizations or under an in-house counsel in private companies. They can also work for the government as immigration field officers, adjudication officers, refugee resettlement officers or support staff in immigration courts.

Professional Outcomes

Immigration Law Specialist Certificate Program offers you many opportunities to advance your career in legal services. It is essential to know the professional aspects of your future after the culmination of this course. Here are some of the job options that you take up:

1. Immigration Field Officers
Immigration officers manage the flow and operations of the US immigration system. Their job includes conducting investigations and interviews of the immigrants who submit falsified information on their forms for visas, asylums, and citizenship. They also analyze procedures and policies and make recommendations as well.

2. Adjudication Officers
Adjudications officers are legal professionals who work for government agencies. They make decisions related to the policies of government agencies including acceptance and denial of program applications, approving claims and penalties, sanctions, and assigning liabilities.

3. Refugee Resettlement Officers
They work in the Office of Refugee Resettlement that offers refugees the opportunity to achieve their full potential in the USA. Officers may assist them in becoming integral citizens of society.

4. Immigrant Assistant
Assistants/paralegals may work for private law firms, government agencies, or non-profit organizations. They help immigrants under the supervision of an attorney with their applications and documentation work to become an integral member of the USA.

Course Designed by Professional Practicing Attorneys

The President and other instructors of Siotoh Academy are experienced and well-qualified practicing attorneys with mastery in the subjects they guide.

President/CEO of Siotoh Academy, Martins I. Imudia, an LLM from Tulane University Law School, has more than two decades of experience in immigration and nationality laws. He has expertise in solving all kinds of immigration issues such as employment, deportation, business visas, and labor certification. He holds a JD equivalent degree from Abo Akademi University in Abo, Finland, and has done his doctorate in business administration from Walden University.

Certified Immigration Support Specialist instructor, Morten B. Christoffersen a law degree holder from Copenhagen. Originally from Denmark, he obtained his Master’s Degree in International Law and Business and a Juris Doctor Degree from Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida. He has over 13 years of experience in immigration law and family law.

Interactive Online Immigration Law Course

Siotoh Academy suits best for those who want to specialize in their field of education while working and maintaining their lifestyle.

We offer an online Immigration Law Specialist Certificate Program. Once a student is registered, he/she will be provided with complete details about the course. All they need is a computer and a good internet connection. Students will be offered their personal accounts with usernames and passwords to maintain confidentiality. 

Course Duration 

The Certified Immigration Support Specialist is designed as a 6-month Certification Program for persons who wish to advance their paralegal careers in immigration law. Graduates of this program will have comprehensive knowledge regarding the immigration processes, types of visas, their roles, and duties.

The course is divided into three modules and after each module, students will be evaluated based on knowledge gained from the course. 

Daily Starts

You can start anytime you want. Enroll and start today.

Tuition 

Tuition for Certified Immigration Support Specialist Program includes 24/7 access to Siotoh Academy interactive online classroom.

Total Tuition: $899 (Books & other reading materials are not included in the tuition)

Curriculum

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