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AILA National Spokespeople

AILA's network of national spokespeople includes recognized immigration law experts. To schedule an interview with an AILA national spokesperson, contact one of the Communications team members listed on the right.

For non-media calls please see the Contact AILA page.

2015-2016 AILA National Officers

Victor Nieblas

Victor D. Nieblas Pradis, Esq.

City of Industry, CA,
President (English, Spanish)


Expertise:
Asylum, Consular Practice, Deportation, DREAM Act, Family, General, Litigation, Naturalization, Waivers
William Stock

William A. Stock, Esq.

Philadelphia, PA,
President-Elect

Expertise:
Business, Consular Practice, Employer Sanctions, General, Medical, Naturalization
Annaluisa Padilla

Annaluisa Padilla, Esq.

La Habra, CA,
First Vice President (English, Spanish)

Expertise:
Family, General, Removal, Waivers, Naturalization,
Asylum, Deportation
Anastasia Tonello

Anastasia Tonello, Esq.

New York, NY,
Second Vice President


Expertise:
Business, Consular, Family, Investors, Global, U.K., General
Marketa Lindt

Marketa Lindt, Esq.

Chicago, IL,
Treasurer


Expertise:
Business, E-Verify, Worksite Enforcement, Criminal Employer Sanctions, General.
Jennifer Minear

Jennifer Minear

Richmond, VA,
Secretary


Expertise:
BBusiness, Employment-based, Healthcare, J-1 waiver, Foreign Medical Graduates.

Other Executive Committee Members

Leslie Holman

Leslie A. Holman, Esq.

Burlington, VT
Immediate Past President


Expertise:
Business, Consular Practice, Family General, Investor,
Medical, Naturalization, Waivers
David Leopold

David Leopold, Esq.

Cleveland, OH
General Counsel


Expertise:
Family, Business, Healthcare, Deportation Defense, Federal Immigration Litigation

AILA National Office Spokespeople: Washington, DC

Greg Chen

Greg Chen, Esq.,

AILA Director of Advocacy
Expertise:
Legislation/Congress

Media Advocacy Committee

Maurice Goldman

Maurice H. Goldman, Esq.

Tucson, AZ, Chair

Expertise:
Business, Deportation, DREAM Act, Family,
Naturalization, SB 1070
Dree Collopy

Dree Collopy, Esq.

Washington, DC, Vice Chair

Expertise:
Asylum, Removal Defense, VAWA and U visa Petitions,
Family, Waivers
Ally Balour

Ally Bolour, Esq.

Los Angeles, CA (English, Farsi)

Expertise:
Family, LGBT, O-1B, E-2, H-1B, Asylum
Karol Brown

Karol Brown, Esq.

Bellevue, WA

Expertise:
Business, Consular Practice, DREAM Act, Family,
Investor, Naturalization
Ezequiel Hernandez

Ezequiel Hernandez, Esq.

Phoenix, Arizona (English, Spanish)

Expertise:
Removal and Business Immigration
Michael Jarecki

Michael Jarecki, Esq.

Chicago, IL

Expertise:
LGBT, Asylum, Business, Family, Medical, DREAM Act
Tammy Lin

Tammy Lin, Esq.

San Diego, CA

Expertise:
Asylum/Refugee, General, Family, Naturalization, Deportation
Matthew Maiona

Matthew Maiona, Esq.

Boston, MA

Expertise:
Business, Employer Compliance, Military, Removal and Family
Alma Rosa Nieto

Alma Rosa Nieto, Esq.

Los Angeles, CA (English, Spanish)

Expertise:
Consular Practice, Family, Naturalization, Adjustments, Deportation Defense, VAWA and U visa, DACA, TPS, and Waivers
Deborah Notkin

Deborah J. Notkin, Esq.

New York, NY

Expertise:
Business (including PERM labor certifications, H-1B, H-2B,
and E-Verify), Consular Practice, General, Medical
Aimee Todd

Aimee Todd, Esq.

Atlanta, GA

Expertise:
Business, Consular Practice, Employer Sanctions, Investor