AILA Announcements

AILA Introduces Privacy Policy

AILA has protected user data through the application of accepted industry standard practices and procedures. The recent adoption of EU’s GDPR brought to the forefront the need to consolidate our privacy protection practices into a unified privacy policy, which is being introduced today.

Don’t Miss Part V of the Habeas Webinar on May 30, 2018

Join the Federal Court Litigation Section and the Justice Campaign on 5/30/18 for a free, 90-minute webinar, discussing challenging the conditions of release on supervision during and after proceedings, as well as exploring creative uses of habeas, such as staying a deportation. Register today!

Free Toolkit to Hone your Fearless Lawyering Skills!

The Immigration Justice Campaign has launched a brand new Fearless Lawyering Toolkit, available exclusively to AILA members for free, to help you develop and sharpen your removal defense and federal court litigation skills. Check it out today.

Understand Your Forms, Get Back to Your Clients

Get a better understanding of immigration forms with AILA’s Immigration Forms Toolbox. Not only does it feature samples of the most common and important forms, it also includes checklists and advice on how to complete them. Order this helpful digital resource today!

Government Speakers Confirmed for Annual Conference!

We’re pleased to announce that officials from DHS, DOL, DOS, EOIR, and ICE are confirmed to speak at the Agency Open Forums at Annual Conference. Get critical updates from the officials charged with implementing and enforcing the laws and policies that impact your clients.

Register for the 2018 Worksite Enforcement Conference!

Registration is now open on AILA Agora for the 2018 Employer Compliance and Worksite Enforcement Conference, in Boston on August 11–12, 2018. Get updates on worksite enforcement policies and trends and learn best practices for employer compliance. Register today!

Save Big with Free Shipping on Kurzban’s!

Now’s your chance to get your copy of the new edition of Kurzban’s Immigration Law Sourcebook. Through May 31, 2018, save on shipping when you enter code KZ16SHIP185 at checkout. Offer doesn’t cover shipping surcharges and can’t be combined with other offers or applied to previous orders.

Take Action Tuesday: Congress Must Vote to Protect Dreamers

A discharge petition in the House of Representatives for H.Res. 774 is just 17 signers shy of the 218 necessary to force a vote on four bills related to Dreamers. Contact your member of Congress today, learn more about the “queen-of-the-hill” resolution, and engage your community on the issue.

Order the 2018 Editions of INA/CFR!

AILA’s 2018 editions of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) and Immigration Regulations (CFR) are now available for purchase. The new editions include the latest statues and regulations as of mid-March 2018, so you’ll have the latest information for the year ahead. Order today!

AILA Launches a Paralegals Portal

In recognition of the important role that paralegals play in an immigration law practice, members’ paralegals will now have their own access to! This new option guarantees access to all the critical information on that paralegals need to support their supervising attorneys.

AILA Annual Conference: Book Your Alcatraz Tour Today!

Interested in visiting Alcatraz while in San Francisco? Don’t wait! Tickets are already sold out on some days during the Annual Conference dates. Book yours today.

Take Action Tuesday: DHS and DOL Must Provide Immediate H-2B Cap Relief

Help escalate pressure on DHS and DOL to release the additional H-2B visas, as permitted by the FY2018 omnibus bill. AILA has created sample tweets so you can engage your social media community by sharing a blog post on H-2B cap relief and AILA’s Take Action.

Are You an AILA Attorney Representing a Client in Sanctuary?

Let us know if you have a client in sanctuary and are interested in collaborating and communicating with other AILA attorneys regarding issues and strategies unique to those in sanctuary.

Take Action Tuesday: Report IJs Denying Requests for Continuances and Change of Venue

EOIR has announced several policy changes that interfere with an individual’s right to a full and fair hearing by an impartial immigration judge. Help advance AILA’s advocacy efforts by sharing case examples in which immigration judges have denied continuances and/or request for change of venue.

AILA to Roll Out New Civility Code This Summer

On 4/14/18, the Board of Governors voted into effect a new AILA Civility Code. The goal is to roll out this code on 7/1/18. The Civility Code is designed to make AILA communications tools more accessible to the membership by keeping them professional. Additional information forthcoming.

New Report Highlights Immigration Court Needs Being Ignored by Administration

The administration has taken steps to make the immigration court system harsher. Well, we now also know that the government’s changes fly in the face of a Booz, Allen, Hamilton, report, commissioned by the government, which they have had in hand for over a year. Learn more and take action!

Take Action Tuesday: New Resources on the Importance of Family Immigration

AILA shares new resources that highlight the importance of family immigration. AILA’s latest Interview of the Month video features Dagmar Butte talking about her personal family immigration story. AILA also published a companion blog post on Think Immigration sharing her story. Get involved today!

Shareable Graphics on AILA’s Deconstructing the Invisible Wall Report

AILA released its report, Deconstructing the Invisible Wall, which details the Trump administration’s policies and procedures that are slowing, or even stopping, legal immigration to the United States. Use these graphics to share the report widely on your social media networks.

Take Action Tuesday: Shareable Graphics for AILA’s Cogs in the Deportation Machine Report

Keep sharing these graphics that highlight key takeaways from AILA’s Cogs in the Deportation Machine report, which surveys policy changes to immigration enforcement made by the Trump administration. Please share widely as part of our #AILAStandsWithImmigrants campaign.

Shareable Graphics Championing Family-Based Immigration

AILA posted a Think Immigration blog post on the reality of the family-based immigration system, dismantling the attacks against it and the pejorative term “chain migration,” and explaining why family-based immigration as a cornerstone of our country’s history must be protected. Please share widely.
AILA Doc. No. 18012599

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 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

Member Benefit: Free This Month on Agora

Check out AILA's free items for members for the month of May. Read a free article on advanced issues in asylum and withholding of removal and listen to a recording on preparing successful O-1 and P-1 petitions.
AILA Doc. No. 16061690

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.