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Brian Bernhard, Legal Administrator
Elkind Alterman Harston, PC
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Nancy Elkind and David Harston Speak at the 2010 American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conference in National Harbor, Maryland
Denver, Colorado, July 3rd – Nancy Elkind and David Harston were speakers at the 2010 American Immigration Lawyers Association National Conference held June 30th to July 3rd in National Harbor, Maryland. Ms. Elkind spoke on a panel regarding the increase in inspections by the USCIS Office of Fraud Detection and National Security (FDNS). Mr. Harston spoke on panel addressing adjustment of status (U.S. permanent residency) and eligibility under INA §245(i). The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is the national association of over 11,000 attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration law. AILA Member attorneys represent U.S. families seeking permanent residence for close family members, as well as U.S. businesses seeking talent from the global marketplace. AILA Members also represent foreign students, entertainers, athletes, and asylum seekers, often on a pro bono basis. Founded in 1946, AILA is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that provides continuing legal education, information, professional services, and expertise through its 36 chapters and over 50 national committees. Fore more information, visit http://www.aila.org/
Palmer Polaski, located in lower Downtown Denver at Blake Street Terrace, offers a full line of services to fulfill employment-based and family immigration, deportation defense, asylum and refugee law. The partners bring more than 60 years of combined experience dealing exclusively with the complexities of the immigration process. All three partners are former Chapter Chairs of the Colorado Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association. Nancy Elkind and Philip Alterman have been cited in the prestigious Best Lawyers in America for more than ten years. Both partners also have been cited in the publication Super Lawyers on an annual basis since 2006. Super Lawyers also named Ms. Elkind one of the top twenty-five lawyers in Colorado in 2007, 2008, and 2009. The Denver Bar Association honored Philip Alterman with the Special President’s Award for his pro bono work. David Harston was cited in Law Week Colorado as an “Up-and-Coming” Lawyer in 2007. The three partners are supported by a seven-person support staff that also has decades of experience working in government, non-profit and corporate immigration law. The ever-changing world of post 9/11 America requires keeping up with all aspects of the flux of immigration law. Elkind Alterman Harston takes a high-touch approach to every case, serving as client advocates and educating employers and individuals as they navigate through immigration compliance. They regularly work on pro bono cases throughout the state of Colorado. To learn more, visit www.eahimmigration.com or call 303-736-6650.