MMHPC Attorneys Provide CLE Event on Immigration Law & Criminal Matters

January 07, 2013
Minsky, McCormick & Hallagan

Chicago-based immigration lawyers Ana Maria Echiburu and Alix Strunk of Minsky, McCormick & Hallagan, P.C., in their roles as chair and co-chair of their respective Chicago Bar Association (CBA) Immigration and Nationality Law Committees, have organized an event for CBA members to learn more about the intersection of immigration law and criminal proceedings: From Jail to Bail: Immigration Law.

At CBA Headquarters in Chicago on January 15, 2013 from 2 – 5 pm, the event will feature the following panel discussion:

  • Overview of Immigration Issues After a Criminal Arrest
  • Crimes and Sentencing: When Criminal and Immigration Laws Collide
  • Strategies for a Successful Immigration Bond Hearing

Speakers include immigration attorneys, law professors, representatives from the National Immigrant Justice Center and Immigration Judge Eliza Klein. This event offers 2.75 Illinois Continuing Legal Education credits. Register for the event by visiting or by calling 312-554-2056.

Ana Maria Echiburu and Alix Strunk are members of the Young Lawyers Division of the Immigration Section of the Chicago Bar Association. Ana Maria Echiburu focuses her legal practice on employment-based immigration issues and immigration compliance. She is the current chair of the Chicago Bar Association Immigration Law Section and is additionally active in other CLE and ethics committees for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Alix Strunk commonly handles deportation and removal proceedings and represents those seeking Deferred Action under DACA. Alix co-chairs the Chicago Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section Immigration Law Committee and serves AILA as the Chicago Chapter Librarian for the 2012 – 2013 term.

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