AILA Doc. No. 17061913 | Dated June 19, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC - The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) will recognize Ben Winograd, of Alexandria, VA, with the 2017 Joseph Minsky Young Lawyer Award for his outstanding contributions made as a young lawyer in the field of immigration and nationality law. He will receive the award this week during AILA's Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA.
Mr. Winograd is an attorney at the Immigrant & Refugee Appellate Center, LLC (IRAC), an immigration law firm specializing in cases before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) and federal circuit courts. There, he specializes in removal defense before the Board of Immigration Appeals and federal circuit courts. He is the author of IRAC's "Index of Unpublished Decisions of the Board of Immigration Appeals," which contains links to more than 1,500 decisions selected for their potential to assist noncitizens in removal proceedings.
Mr. Winograd received his J.D. cum laude from Georgetown Law, where he was an editor of the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal and participated in the asylum clinic. He previously worked at the American Immigration Council, where he authored amicus briefs and practice advisories for immigration lawyers. Previously, he worked as a journalist before and during law school, writing for Reuters, the Associated Press, and the Wall Street Journal.
The American Immigration Lawyers Association is the national association of immigration lawyers established to promote justice, advocate for fair and reasonable immigration law and policy, advance the quality of immigration and nationality law and practice, and enhance the professional development of its members.
Cite as AILA Doc. No. 17061913.