About the Section

The ACBA’s new Immigration Section puts on quality MCLE and keeps us up-to-date on current landscape of immigration laws in the US.

To join the section, please contact our Membership Department at (510) 302-2200 or hadassah@acbanet.org.

We are actively seeking Executive Committee members to help lead the Immigration Section. Executive Committees are responsible for planning the section networking events, MCLE programs, and other activities throughout the year. 

Immigration Study Group

Members of the ACBA Immigration Section are invited to attend monthly meetings of our Immigration Study Group. The Study Group usually meets on the first Tuesday of each month.

The study group is an opportunity for both new and experienced practitioners to ask practice questions, collaborate and learn. This meeting is not MCLE eligible. Check out our calendar to RSVP.

No lunch provided, please bring your own food.

Cost: FREE 

Upcoming Events

December Immigration Study Group

For more events, please visit the ACBA calendar

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Immigration Executive Committee

Elisabeth Pellegrin 

436 14TH STREET, SUITE 728, OAKLAND, CA 94612

Elisabeth A. Pellegrin

Carly Stadum-Liang

Stadum-Liang Immigration
317 Washington St., Suite 170
Oakland, CA 94607

Carly Stadum-Liang

Carly Stadum-Liang is the principal attorney at Stadum-Liang Immigration. She currently serves as Secretary of the Immigration Section of the Alameda County Bar Association.  Carly devotes her practice to representing and defending individuals in asylum matters, removal proceedings, family-based visa petitions, waivers of inadmissibility, VAWA and U-visa petitions, and adjustment of status and naturalization applications. 

Scott A. Mossman 

Law Office of Scott A. Mossman
1970 Broadway, Suite 1145
Oakland CA 94612
(510) 835-1115

 Scott Mossman

Scott Mossman is the principal attorney at Law Office of Scott A. Mossman and is of counsel at the criminal defense firms of Summit Defense, PLC, and Spaulding Campi, LLC.  He currently serves as the ethics coordinator for the Northern California Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.  He previously served as a chapter liaison to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and to Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

Camiel Becker  

1322 Webster Street, Ste 300
Oakland CA 94612
Phone: 415-233-7001


Camiel Becker is a managing partner at Becker & Lee LLP in Oakland, California and is certified as a specialist in immigration and nationality law by the State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization.  Mr. Becker represents a number of companies and individuals in the employment-based immigration context, including mid- and small-sized businesses, researchers and scientists and IT professionals. He also has litigated numerous cases before Immigration Courts and has successfully argued before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has experience in all areas of immigration law, including removal defense, employment-based immigration, PERM labor certifications, waivers, consular processing, asylum, adjustment of status and naturalization.

Cecily Clements

Law Office of Cecily Clements
1322 Webster Street, Suite 300
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 770-6570

Cecily Clements

Cecily is the principal attorney at the Law Office of Cecily E. Clements and has been practicing immigration law exclusively since 2007.  Her practice focuses on removal defense, family unification, and protections for victims of crimes.  She was previously co-liaison to the Executive Office for Immigration Review for the Northern California Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and was named to the Rising Star list for the Northern California Super Lawyers from 2014-2018. 

Jesse Lloyd

Bean + Lloyd, LLP
110 11th Street
Oakland, CA. 94607
(510) 433-1900

 Jesse Lloyd

Jesse Lloyd of Bean + Lloyd, LLP in Oakland, is a certified specialist in immigration and nationality law by the California State Bar’s Board of Legal Specialization, and a member of the State Bar Immigration and Nationality Law Advisory Commission. A past chair of the Northern California chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, he is currently vice-chair of the AILA ICE national liaison committee.