AILA Announcements

Your Guide to Representing Clients Charged with a Crime

Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity will keep you updated on the latest crimmigration trends with clear and thorough analysis of recent developments and case law, and it will guide you through fashioning a plea with expert advice. Get this reference today!

Agora Special! Save 15% Through December 20

Get a gift for your practice this holiday season! From now until 12/20/17, you can save 15% on publications on AILA Agora when you use the code PUBS1517 at check-out. Applies to all publications except Kurzban’s, Business Immigration, and combos; cannot be combined with other offers.

AILA and Other Organizations Stand with Dreamers

Members of Congress and organizations blacked out their websites to stand with Dreamers and demand immediate passage of the Dream Act.

Kurzban's: A Reliable Reference for Your Practice

Now in its 15th edition, Kurzban's Immigration Law Sourcebook is widely used by lawyers, judges, and government officials and known for its clear and authoritative analysis and citations on every area of immigration law. If there's one reference book you need, it's Kurzban's.

Using Alternate Wage Surveys for PERMs and H-1Bs: Money Matters

Our January 18 web seminar will discuss the rise in RFEs regarding Level 1 wages and teach you how to use alternative sources of wage information for H-1Bs and PERMs, including what counts as an alternate wage survey, how to prove it’s DOL compliant, and other important considerations.

A Year-End Gift to the American Immigration Council

Join the American Immigration Council, AILA’s nonprofit partner, in shaping a world where our values and beliefs are upheld. Make your tax-deductible donation and be part of the Council team working to promote laws, policies, and attitudes that honor our proud history as a nation of immigrants.

Your Ticket to an Effective Consular Practice

AILA’s Consular Practice Handbook is a complete guide to the ins and outs of consular practice. It covers the basics of lawyering at consular posts and representing visa applicants, unpacks the DS-160 and DS-260, guides you through challenging visa refusals, and more.

A Guide to Navigating the Unlawful Presence Trap

Provisional Waivers: A Practitioner’s Guide covers the entire process of dealing with the unlawful presence ground of inadmissibility, from working with the client to handling RFEs and denials. It also includes a toolkit and sample documents.

Lunch and Learn: Marketing Strategies for New Members

Join us for a lively Lunch and Learn discussion on December 6, 2017, on marketing strategies for new members. This is an excellent opportunity to engage with AILA members and ask questions from our expert discussion leaders. This free session will provide practical marketing tips for your practice!

Now Available: Podcast with a 2017 U.S. Supreme Court and Federal Court Update

In this podcast, free for members, the panel of experts will discuss changes in the law based on recent decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court and the federal courts, and address how they affect clients and litigation practice in general.

Now Available: Podcast on Finding Relief for Victims of Labor and Sex Trafficking

In this podcast, free for members, our panel of experts will guide practitioners through the T visa regulations, screening for eligibility, preparing applications, responding to requests for evidence, and setting expectations for processing times and approval rates.

Make Sure You Have the Latest Immigration Regulations

The 2017 edition of Immigration Regulations (CFR) is an easy-to-use primary source for professionals. Volume one covers Title 8: Aliens and Nationality; and volume two covers Titles 6, 19, 20, 22, 28, 29, 42, and 45. Order today to make sure you are covered!

Help Us Find the 2018 Michael Maggio Immigrants' Rights Fellow

Do you know a law student looking for a valuable summer opportunity focused on social justice and/or immigrants’ rights? Applications for the 2018 Michael Maggio Immigrants’ Rights Summer Fellowship are now being accepted!

Register for AILA’s New ACES Interest Group Today!

AILA is launching a new practice-oriented interest group for AILA members that are interested in immigration law issues related to athletics, culture, entertainment, and science. To register for the ACES Interest Group, please complete this form to be added to the listserve.

Upcoming Web and Audio Seminars

Check out AILA’s upcoming web and audio seminars. Get your CLE requirements from the convenience of your desk. Included with registration, participants in the live seminar will receive a free downloadable recording of the seminar. Topics vary widely, so find a seminar that fits your schedule!

Check Out AILA’s Self-Care Center

There are so many tasks to do every day and it can feel impossible to step away from it all and incorporate self-care practices into our daily routines. Life won’t slow down, but you can. We want you to make self-care practices a priority, even if for a small fraction of your day!

Check Out Recent AILA Recordings

AILA offers recordings of recent web and audio seminars that are available whenever you are! Check out the recordings today and stay current on the trends, topics, and issues that affect your clients and practice. CLE credit is also available for many of these recordings.
AILA Doc. No. 15051199

Quickly Build a Comprehensive Immigration Law Library With AILALink

Obtaining all the resources you need to practice successfully can be an expensive task. AILALink can help you save and provide you with an affordable and comprehensive immigration law library at the same time. Sign up for the next free training on January 10, 2018, or subscribe today!

Member Benefit: Free This Month on Agora

AILA's free items for members for December are now available. AILA is providing a list of the top ten resources from 2017, that are free to members. Happy holidays and download these resources today.
AILA Doc. No. 16061690

Get Involved—Build Your AILA Presence and Community

The AILA New Members Division and the AILA Diversity and Inclusion Committee collaborated recently on a podcast about developing reputation, relationships, and skills to navigate AILA and the immigration law community.
AILA Doc. No. 15120402

What’s Happening!

Have news you want to share with the AILA community? It might be a professional announcement, an award you’ve won, or news of a wedding or a new addition to your family. Send a 500- to 700-character blurb to AILA today. Then check back to this page to see updates from your fellow members.
AILA Doc. No. 15071005

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the INA

AILA celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Immigration & Nationality Act with 15% off the 2015 edition of the INA. Enter INA50ANN during checkout on AILA Agora. This offer excludes previous/existing orders. Cannot be combined with other offers. Expires October 13, 2015.

The New Thinks Like You

Learn about the new features of AILA’s website.