Immigration and Nationality Law Section

Composed of over 600 attorney members, the LACBA Immigration and Nationality Law Section provides continuing legal education programs in key immigration practice areas, mentorship through the Lunch with the Experts series and the Section Listserve, opportunities to serve in a pro bono capacity in our community, liaison activities with the Department of Homeland Security and the Executive Office for Immigration Review, an annual diversity celebration, and mixer events co-sponsored with other bar associations. The Section's Executive Committee monitors federal immigration legislation and comments on proposed regulations.

Please note that only licensed attorneys may join the Immigration and Nationality Law Section.

Click Here for Upcoming Section Events


Theodore Dokko, Esq.

“COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace”
Friday, October 1, 2021
12:00 -1:00 p.m.
Click to view the member's only page for more info. Look under "Lunch with the Expert"


Please note that this virtual event, including attendees' Zoom video, audio and screen name, and questions or chats, may be recorded. All or portions of the event recording may be shared after the event. Individuals who do not want their identities to be captured are solely responsible for turning off their camera, muting their microphone and/or adjusting their screen name accordingly. By attending this event, you consent to your name, voice, and/or image being recorded and to LACBA immigration section reproducing, distributing and otherwise displaying the recording, within its sole discretion.

Theodore Dokko, Esq.’s practice involves representing employers in all aspects of labor and employment litigation, including discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation, breach of contract, and wage and hour violations in individual plaintiff matters, as well as in class and representative actions. Mr. Dokko has handled numerous cases in both federal and state court through trial and in the appellate courts throughout California. Mr. Dokko has also served as employment general counsel, providing advice and counsel to clients on a variety of employment practices including posting requirements, sexual harassment training, meal and rest breaks requirements, and the classification of employees as exempt or non-exempt. As general counsel he has also negotiated employment, severance, and independent contractor agreements, and has reviewed employment manuals, policy handbooks, and employment policies for his clients.


  • Vaccines and Mandates
  • Masks, including the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health order
  • Cal OSHA Revised Emergency Temporary Standards
  • Wage and Hour Issues due to COVID-19
  • Q&A Session

Time: Oct 1, 2021 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Section news will be added here as it becomes available.

Click here for Immigration Section documents and other information (Section members only)

This includes:
DHS Agencies and EOIR Liaison Meeting Minutes, Policies, Memos, and Procedures
Current updates, policies, and procedures for local immigration courts and CIS District offices and sub-offices, processing times and much more.
Please note:  when you access the link above, you'll be asked for your LACBA user name and password.

Immigration Legal Assistance Project Attorney Filing Service