Seminar Set For Feb. 9 On Immigration And Removal Issues

Monday, January 18, 2016

Attorney Terry Olsen and Supervisory Detention & Deportation Officer John Bobo will be giving a seminar on immigration enforcement & removal processes on Feb. 9 from 11 a.m. until noon. They will also be discussing the current Policies for the Apprehension, Detention, and Removal of Undocumented Immigrants.

The event will be held at the Olsen Law Firm at the James Building, 735 Broad Street, Suite 708.

Attorney Olsen is a Chattanooga attorney who practices immigration and nationality law exclusively, and was chair of the immigration section of the Tennessee Bar Association from 2009 thru 2011, and 2013 thru 2014.

· Officer John Bobo of ICE-ERO-New Orleans Field Office is the Supervisory Detention and Deportation Officer for Chattanooga and Knoxville.

Overall, this seminar is open to all attorneys interested in hearing about the current immigration issues one can encounter daily in the practice of immigration law, and throughout 2016.

If you plan to attend, please email attorney Terry Olsen by Feb. 3 at tolsen@tlolaw.com

 


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