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AILA Correspondence

AILA: H.R. 1147 Would Harm Nation’s Economy

3/2/2015
AILA’s statement submitted to the Committee on the Judiciary of the U.S. House of Representatives opposing the “Legal Workforce Act.”
AILA Doc. No. 15030362

AILA: H.R. 1153 Would Dramatically Alter U.S. Asylum and Humanitarian Protections

3/2/2015
AILA’s statement submitted to the Committee on the Judiciary of the U.S. House of Representatives opposing the “Asylum Reform and Border Protection Act of 2015”
AILA Doc. No. 15030361

AILA: H.R. 1149 Will Harm Vulnerable Child Victims of Violence

3/2/2015
AILA statement for the House Judiciary Committee markup opposing H.R. 1149, the Protect the Children Act of 2015.
AILA Doc. No. 15030213

AILA: H.R 1148 Offers No Workable Solution to Serious, Long-Standing Problems with Immigration System

3/2/2015
AILA statement for the House Judiciary Committee markup opposing H.R. 1148, the Michael Davis, Jr. in Honor of State and Local Law Enforcement Act.
AILA Doc. No. 15030212

Letter to Senate Opposing S. 534 Introduced by Senator Collins

2/24/2015
A 2/24/15 letter from AILA to the Senate expressing opposition to the Immigration Rule of Law Act of 2015 (S. 534) introduced by Senator Collins.
AILA Doc. No. 15022564

Letter to Senate Opposing DHS Appropriations Act 2015 (H.R. 240)

2/3/2015
A 2/3/15 letter from AILA expressing opposition to the DHS Appropriations Act 2015 (H.R. 240), scheduled for a vote in the Senate. AILA welcomes, indeed urges, Congress to take up immigration reform but through robust and open debate, not a rushed process attached to a must-pass DHS spending bill.
AILA Doc. No. 15020360

AILA: Mass Detention of Asylum-Seekers is a Humanitarian Disaster

1/30/2015
AILA statement submitted to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights for a 1/30/15 briefing titled “State of Civil Rights at Immigration Detention Facilities.”
AILA Doc. No. 15012045

Letter to Secretary Perez on Modernizing and Enhancing the PERM Labor Certification Program

1/23/2015
Letter to Secretary Perez in response to DOL’s announcement that it would undertake a comprehensive examination of the permanent labor certification process and regulatory requirements in an effort to modernize the program and make it more responsive to changes in the national workforce.
AILA Doc. No. 15012342

Letter to the Chief of USCIS Asylum Division on Asylum Division Officer Training Course Lesson Plan

6/16/2014
A 6/16/14 letter from AILA and over 50 other organizations and law professors to John Lafferty, Chief of USCIS Asylum Division, requesting revisions to the Asylum Division Officer Training Course Lesson Plan, Credible Fear of Persecution and Torture Determinations, and the accompanying memorandum.
AILA Doc. No. 15011351

AILA Letter Opposing Four Amendments of H.R. 240

1/13/2015
A 1/13/15 letter from AILA to the House of Representatives expressing opposition to four amendments to the DHS Appropriations Act 2015 (H.R. 240).
AILA Doc. No. 15011347
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