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AILA Announcements

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  • AILA Audio Seminar: Tools for Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Reorganization (4/18/2014)
    Tuesday, April 22. Earn CLE credits as you learn tips for dealing with immigration consequences of different types of corporate reorganization, including merger, acquisition, spin-off, and bankruptcy.
  • AILA Leadership Blog: Could Religion Be the Common Ground for Immigration Reform? (4/16/2014)
    AILA Secretary Anastasia Tonello looks at how immigration reform has brought together leaders of varying faiths noting, “Perhaps religion, which we too often see as a source of division, can this time serve as a bridge to unite us and serve as a basis and foundation for immigration reform.”
    AILA Doc. No. 14041644.
  • Mark Your Calendar and Register for These Mid-May CLE Seminars. (4/15/2014)
    May 13 Web Seminar: The Intersection of Export Control Regulations & Immigration Law. May 15 Web Seminar: Perplexing PERM Issues—Secrets from Experienced Practitioners, May 20 Audio Seminar: Child Status Protection Act: Retaining Your Sanity. May 22 Web Seminar: H-1B Cap Cases: RFE Trends.
  • Free This Month on Agora (4/15/2014)
    Various burdens of proof can make the difference between winning and losing your case; prepare yourself with this month's free Agora resources. Also free; read about the legal and practical issues surrounding the general authorization for admission for nonimmigrants under §212(d)(3)(A) of the INA.
  • Mark Your Calendar and Register for These Early May CLE Seminars (4/10/2014)
    May 1 Audio Seminar: Expanding the Availability of INA §212(h). May 6 Web Seminar: Is ‘In Lieu’ Dead or Alive? Appropriate Usages of the B-1. May 8 Audio Seminar: What to Do When Your Client Gets Arrested for a Criminal Matter.
  • The Ultimate Resource on Immigration Law (4/9/2014)
    Immigration attorneys, judges, and government officials agree that Kurzban’s Immigration Law Sourcebook is the ultimate resource for the practice and interpretation of U.S. immigration law. Accurate and concise analysis makes this publication as accessible as it is authoritative.
  • AILA Websites Safe from Heart Bleed Security Flaw (4/9/2014)
    All the sites that make up AILA's online presence (InfoNet, Agora, Message Center. AILALink, AILALawyer) are safe from the security flaw known as Heart Bleed
  • The Staggering Cost of Employer Noncompliance (4/9/2014)
    In VOICE, AILA member Christine Mehfoud emphasizes the importance of spending a little to implement a proper immigration compliance program to stave off stiff fines and prison terms. For more on the basics of employer sanctions, purchase AILA’s Annual Conference recording on Employer Sanctions.
  • Keep Immigration Reform Efforts Alive! (4/4/2014)
    A long-time participant in National Day of Action, AILA member Neil Dornbaum explains in VOICE why the sense of novelty and purpose in educating political leaders about immigration law and policy never wears off. Join fellow attorneys in advocating for sensible and humane legislation on April 10.
    AILA Doc. No. 14040450.
  • AILA Leadership Blog: America’s April Fools’ Lottery Is No Laughing Matter (4/1/2014)
    AILA Past President Eleanor Pelta explains the foolishness of the H-1B visa lottery, noting that “until Congress does its job and updates our antiquated immigration laws so that American businesses can remain competitive in the global marketplace of the 21st century, the joke is on all of us.”
  • AILA Leadership Blog: Shifting Pressure, Shifting Strategies – Whose Move Will Be Checkmate? (3/27/2014)
    AILA Treasurer Annaluisa Padilla highlights the promising moves made by the President and the Senate over the past two years on immigration reform and what remains yet undone by the House.
  • AILA Leadership Blog: Top Ten Similarities Between March Madness and the U.S. Immigration System (3/25/2014)
    Anastasia Tonello, AILA Secretary, offers ten examples of how the NCAA basketball tournament and the U.S. immigration system are similar, concluding with a call for Congressional action on immigration reform.
  • AILA Audio Seminar: Humanitarian Reinstatement (3/20/2014)
    April 17, 2014. The audio seminar will guide you through the humanitarian reinstatement process, a discretionary form of relief that is available to the principal beneficiary of an approved Form I-130 upon the death of the petitioner.
  • 2014 AILA Global Immigration Forum (3/19/2014)
    Do you practice global migration? The 2014 AILA Global Immigration Forum, "Bringing Economic Liberty and Certainty to Global Migration," provides the latest information on global immigration law and policy. This event is on 6/18/14 and coincides with the AILA Annual Conference. Register today!
  • AILA National Office Closed Monday, March 17th (3/17/2014)
    The AILA National office is closed Monday, March 17th due to a winter storm. Federal government offices in the Washington, DC metro area are also closed.
  • 2014 AILA Annual Conference (3/14/2014)
    The 2014 Annual Conference registration is now open to nonmembers and AILA does expect this conference to sellout. This conference is the largest gathering of immigration law professionals in 2014 and is a can't-miss event for immigration lawyers! Register today.
  • Deadline for National Committee Selection Process is Friday (3/11/2014)
    Members can access AILA’s online volunteer portal and indicate their volunteer preferences and activities. To be considered for a slot on an AILA National committee, members must submit their volunteer information by 3/14/14.
    AILA Doc. No. 14020641.