Clark Hill Attorney Thomas Ragland Speaks at AILA Conferences
Clark Hill attorney Thomas K. Ragland is a featured speaker at the 2016 AILA Asylum CLE Conference beginning February 8, 2016. Ragland will speak on “Fighting Charges of Terrorism: Real and Wrongly-Imputed Bars to Asylum.” On February 9, he will speak at the 2016 AILA Federal Court Immigration Litigation CLE Practicum on “Challenging Denials of family – and Employment Based-Based Benefits Adjudications in Federal Court.” Both Conferences will be held in San Antonio, Texas.
Ragland is a Member in Clark Hill’s Washington, D.C. office. He has practiced immigration law for more than 20 years. Prior to joining private practice, Ragland worked for 10 years in the U.S. Department of Justice, joining directly after graduating from law school through the Attorney General’s Honor Program. At DOJ, he represented the government in the Boston Immigration Court, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the Civil Division Office of Immigration Litigation. Since leaving the government in 2004, Ragland has devoted himself to guiding individuals and companies through the complex, often overwhelming U.S. immigration system.
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