Kerry Walsh Hartington is widely recognized as one of the premier immigration practitioners in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
On-Demand: December 15, 2022
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The world of family-based immigration law is ever-changing. Between the COVID pandemic, administration changes, and worldwide catastrophes, it is difficult to keep up with the latest developments and processes. New Jersey-based immigration attorney Kerry Hartington will provide an insightful and entertaining look into the latest topics in family-based immigration law.
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Date: December 15, 2022
Kerry W. Hartington | Hartington King English, LLC
Kerry Walsh Hartington is widely recognized as one of the premier immigration practitioners in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Kerry obtained her B.A. in Spanish Language and Literature from University of Delaware. As an undergraduate student, Kerry studied abroad at the University of Granada, Spain, and then taught English in Burgos, Spain following her graduation. Prior to becoming an attorney, Kerry worked as a BIA-Accredited Immigration Representative at Catholic Social Services in Philadelphia. Kerry also worked as a paralegal at immigration law firms in Philadelphia and South Jersey while obtaining her law degree.
She has vast experience with Family-based immigration petitions, Employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, Investor visas, PERM Labor Certifications, Waivers, and Removal defense. Kerry has represented thousands of individuals before the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of State, the Department of Justice, and the Department of Labor and has successfully obtained immigration benefits for her clients within the United States and abroad. Kerry is a leader in the practice of filing inadmissibility waivers and provisional unlawful presence waivers.
Kerry is also a highly sought-after speaker who frequently lectures at immigration law seminars throughout the region due to her expertise in the field and recognition as an authority on immigration law. Kerry has law for the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association and many local non-profit organizations and churches. Kerry is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”) in New Jersey and Philadelphia, the New Jersey State Bar Association, and the Federal Bar Associations. Kerry serves as the AILA liaison to the Mount Laurel United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) Field Office.
Kerry graduated from Widener University Delaware Law School and is admitted to the New Jersey and Pennsylvania bars.
Kerry is fluent in Spanish. She spends her free time with her husband and two sons.
I. The status of DACA and permanent options for DACA applicants | 1:00pm – 1:30pm
II. Updates on visa processing at U.S. Embassies abroad | 1:30pm – 2:00pm
Break | 2:00pm – 2:10pm
III. New parole programs for Ukrainians and Venezuelans | 2:10pm – 2:40pm
IV. USCIS processing updates and wait times | 2:40pm – 3:10pm