AILA Announcements

Gain Quick Access to the Immigration Law Resources You Need

AILALink is the all-in-one immigration law research database that includes statutes, decisions, top AILA publications, and more for practitioners of any immigration specialty. Subscriptions are affordable and include access to Fastcase Premium. Do your research and check out AILALink today!

Be Ready for USCIS Site Visits

USCIS site visits are on the rise as the Trump administration ramps up its focus on H-1B, L-1, and R-1 fraud. Our 11/2/17 audio seminar, USCIS Fraud Detection and National Security Site Visits, will cover the basics of site visits and explain how to prepare your clients for them. Register today!

Early-Bird Rates Extended for California Chapters Conference

In light of the wildfires impacting California, reduced rates for the 30th Annual California Chapters Conference have been extended until 10/30/17. Take advantage of the extended deadline to register for a conference that will keep you up to date on a wide range of immigration law topics.

Wave Goodbye to Your Waiver Troubles

Whether your practice emphasizes waivers or handles them only occasionally, The Waivers Book: Advanced Issues in Immigration Practice provides the foundation you need to understand waivers, and includes practical pointers and useful legal strategies. Order today!

Lunch and Learn: Professional Development of Young Lawyers

Join AILA for the 11/29/17 Lunch and Learn to learn about professional development for young lawyers. The session is available for up to 25 members who access the seminar using Zoom, a video conferencing platform that is free to attendees.

Hollywood Night with the Council

Join the American Immigration Council for a fun night out on 11/10/17 at St. Felix, in Hollywood, CA. The event takes place the Friday night of the annual AILA California Chapters Conference and is just a few blocks from the conference. We hope you will join us.

Be in Business with the Business Immigration Book

The new edition of Business Immigration: Law & Practice provides attorneys of all experience levels with in-depth guidance on business immigration issues, including H-1Bs, L-1s, E-1s/E-2s, and labor certifications. Plus, this two-volume resource shows you how to lawyer a case. Order today!

The Basics for New EB-5 Practitioners

The Basics for New EB-5 Practitioners offered an overview of the EB-5 program and updates on recent changes. If you missed the seminar, purchase the recording, which is eligible for CLE credit. New to EB-5? Register for the December 2017 EB-5 Investors Summit and get this recording FREE!

Lunch and Learn: What's Your Angle?

Join AILA for the 11/15/17 Lunch and Learn on developing an niche practice and creating business plans. The session is available for up to 25 members who access the seminar using Zoom, a video conferencing platform that is free to attendees.

Know The Law Before You Practice

You wouldn’t go to court without the proper attire, so why would you go without knowing the law? Having the 2017 INA/CFR Combo, including AILA’s Immigration & Nationality Act and the Immigration Regulations two-volume set, will ensure that you know the law. Order today!

Represent Your Clients in Court Successfully

The next time you go to court, don’t go without the fourth edition of Representing Clients in Immigration Court, rewritten to include new tips and strategies for creating a successful defense case. This new edition includes updates on a range of topics and is an essential guide. Order today!

Lunch and Learn: Managing Your Firm's Finances

Join AILA for the next Lunch and Learn on 11/1/17 on managing your firm’s finances. The session is available for up to 25 members who access the seminar using Zoom, a video conferencing platform that is free to attendees.

Paralegals Conference: Get In on the Webcast!

The in-person option is sold out, but there’s still time to register for the webcast of our Paralegal’s Conference, on October 12-13, 2017! The conference is perfect for getting your paralegal up to speed on immigration law and giving them the vital skill set they need. Register your staff today!

Thank You to the Volunteers Who Made AILA Citizenship Day a Success

With your support, we helped hundreds of people around the country apply for naturalization and renew their DACA benefits, with a total of 31 workshops taking place across the country throughout September and October. Thank you for being pro bono leaders in your communities and chapters!”

Member Alert: White House Immigration Announcements

AILA provides an update to members regarding anticipated announcements from the White House on new country-specific travel restrictions, administrative actions, and legislative priorities.

ICYMI: Recordings from the 2017 AILA Annual Conference

If you weren’t able to join us in New Orleans, you can still benefit from the discussions and information shared during the conference! Purchase individual sessions, topical track bundles, or the full set of recordings. Don’t miss the recordings from the 2017 Annual Conference.

Updates Regarding Government Office Closings Due to Hurricane Harvey

The AILA Texas Chapter provides information regarding Houston closures due to Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath.

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 August 9, 2017, or subscribe today!

A New Challenge for AILA and the Communities We Serve

AILA’s message to members on the election results and how “AILA will continue to fight for a just and fair system using every tool at our disposal…we must carry this message of unity and perseverance to the immigration agencies, to Congress, and to the courts.”
AILA Doc. No. 16110931

Member Benefit: Free This Month on Agora

AILA's free items for members for September are now available. This month, our resources are focused on PERM and BALCA issues. Listen to a free recording on the top seven PERM issues for 2017 and read an article on notable BALCA decisions issued in 2017. Check them out 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.