AILA Announcements

Register for the Upcoming Seminar on High Scrutiny Consular Posts

On 5/18/17, the panalists of this audio seminar will discuss consular posts with a particular focus on those posts with special processing issues, including China, the Philippines, and Singapore. Speakers will provide practice tips to manage client expectations and keep the visa process moving.

Annual Conference Early-Bird Deadline Is Two Weeks Away. Register Now!

If you haven’t registered for the 2017 AILA Annual Conference, don’t delay any longer. You’ll automatically receive a $250 discount off the advance/onsite rate when you register by May 9, 2017. Don’t miss out on the largest gathering of immigration professionals.

Have All the Facts and Figures at Your Fingertips

Since the release of the first edition in 1990, immigration law professionals have relied on Kurzban's Immigration Law Sourcebook to provide comprehensive, authoritative, and concise analysis of immigration law. The book serves as a quick reference sourcebook, so purchase your copy today.

The Essentials You Need for Your Immigration Practice

AILA's Immigration Practice Essentials Combo includes three must-have resources for immigration practitioners—the Immigration & Nationality Act (INA), the Immigration Regulations (CFR), and Kurzban's Immigration Law Sourcebook, 15th Ed. Save when you purchase as a set!

AILA Podcast: Ethical Dilemmas When Representing Business Clients

ICYMI, AILA provides a free podcast for members on potential ethical issues that attorneys can face when representing business clients. Panelists in this podcast discuss examples of these dilemmas and offer legal and practical tips for addressing various types of clients in challenging situations.

Get Free Shipping on the Two Most Important Primary Sources for Immigration Law Practice

The Immigration & Nationality Act (INA) and Immigration Regulations (CFR) are essential resources for a successful immigration law practice. Now through 4/30/17, receive free standard shipping.

Prepare for the Challenges Ahead at the 2017 AILA Annual Conference

Come to AC17 and network with colleagues, meet new people, hear from leaders in the field, learn new skills, and take advantage of the opportunities to exchange ideas on how best to address whatever the future holds. The early-bird deadline is May 9, 2017, register today.

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!

ICYMI: Cyber Security and the Ethics of Protecting Client Data

In case you missed it, this article offers several steps that attorneys can take to reduce the likelihood of a data security breach. Technology has made it easier to practice law without being tied down to our desks. This convenience, though, comes with a heightened need for security.

Are You Reading AILA’s Practice Success Tips?

Our weekly Practice Success Tips are designed to help our members in their everyday practice! Check out the top 25 Practice Success Tips of 2016 and also take a look at our Practice Success Tips for 2017. See a tip that has really helped in your practice? Be sure to share it with your colleagues!

Looking for Guidance on Specific Immigration Issues?

Check out AILA’s seminar recordings. If you missed a live seminar, you can still learn from these discussions that provide insight and guidance on myriad topics, such as oversubscribed countries, effective lawyering under the Trump administration, navigating the FOIA process, and more.

AILA Podcast: How to Use Facebook Live to Market Your Removal Defense Practice

Members may be wondering, “how can I keep my clients informed, how can I attract these potential clients to my practice, and what’s a good, low-cost method to engage with immigrants who need my expertise?” We have a suggestion: Try Facebook Live! Check out our new podcast on Agora to learn more.

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!

Sign Up for the Next Conversations with the AILA EB-5 Committee

Join us for the May 17, 2017, Conversations with the AILA EB-5 Committee call. Following updates from the committee, there will be an open Q&A forum for you and other participants to ask pressing EB-5 questions. You are encouraged to send case-specific questions in advance.

Top Ten Takeaways from the AILA Marketplace Study

In this podcast, free for members, speakers share ten important trends and developments in the 2016 Study that will help you in your firm or practice. This podcast is a special companion to AILA’s 2016 Marketplace Study. Tune in to hear what your peers are implementing in their practices!

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 May 10, 2017, or subscribe today!’s InfoNet Research Library Added New Filters

Periodically, new filters are added to’s InfoNet Research Library. Filters can be used in conjunction with the keyword search function in the InfoNet Research Library to narrow down search results.

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 April are now available. Receive an introduction to removal proceedings or freshen up your removal defense skills with this month’s free items and listen to a recording on visa options for employers seeking to bring health care professionals to the United States.
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.