DeLand, FL – The recent presidential campaign and election shined a spotlight on immigration concerns in the United States, and has heightened awareness and stirred emotions surrounding legal and illegal immigration issues. Stetson University will hold an open forum discussion with attorney Arturo R. Rios on recent changes in immigration actions and law including the expansion of enforcement capabilities. This forum is free and open to the public.
WHEN: Saturday, April 1, 1-2 p.m.
WHERE: Marshall & Vera Lea Rinker Welcome Center, 529 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand, Florida, 32723.
WHO: Arturo R. Rios, Esq., holds a Master of Laws in trial advocacy from Temple University, and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Stetson University College of Law, where he was a member of both the Trial Team and Moot Court. Rios is an adjunct professor at Stetson, where he teaches immigration litigation and advocacy and is a member of Stetson University College of Law Board of Overseers.
Rios has served on the Board of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (CFC) for the past several years, is the Chapter’s Ambassador to the American Immigration Council, and is the Regional Vice-Chair for the AILA-CFC Tampa Region.
Rios’ private legal practice, based in St. Petersburg, Florida, is solely focused on Deportation Defense and Immigration Litigation including Immigration Court cases throughout the U.S., appeals to Board of Immigration Appeals, representing employers under ICE investigation for I-9 compliance and related issues, immigration cases in Federal district & appellate courts, motions to reopen and/or waivers, and post-conviction relief in criminal courts for immigration-related cases.
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