‘Immigration 101,’ CLE set to happen on Friday

June 23, 2020

“Immigration 101,” a virtual Continuing Legal Education (CLE) presentation by Rebecca Kitson, Esq.

June 26, 2020
12:00 PM

Free Immigration CLE presented by Rebecca Kitson, Esq.

Friday, June 26, noon to 1 p.m. Presentation made possible by the Jacqueline Leaffer Foundation.

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“Immigration 101,” a virtual Continuing Legal Education (CLE) presentation by Rebecca Kitson, Esq. will be taking place on Friday, June 26 from noon to 1 p.m. on Zoom.

The CLE will include an important discussion on the current immigration landscape, laws of asylum and paths to citizenship. This program has been approved by NMMCLE for 1.0 General CLE credits and is free for UNM School of Law alumni and members of the New Mexico Bar.

To register for the CLE, please email Cheryl Burbank at burbank@law.unm.edu.

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Kitson, who graduated from the Law School in 2007, is an adjunct professor at the UNM School of Law and has taught Immigration Law and related courses since 2009. She has presented widely at CLE’s through the NM State Bar and has been a presenter/panelist at various conferences through the University of New Mexico.

After working with the Immigration Law firm of Lawit & Kitson beginning in August of 2006, Kitson established her own firm in 2012, Rebecca Kitson Law, where she continues to practice the spectrum of Immigration Law, including employment and family-based immigration and removal defense. She currently sits on the board of directors of the New Mexico affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union as well as the Board of the Immigration Section of the NM State Bar since 2008, and the Board of the New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association since 2011.

The Immigration 101 CLE is being presented by the UNM School of Law with funding from the Jacqueline Marie Leaffer Foundation.