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  • AILA Leadership Blog: Ending Artesia (1/27/2015)
    Stephen Manning, Member of the AILA Board of Governors and Artesia Volunteer, shares his thoughts on the end of the Artesia detention center, the impact of the pro bono project that helped so many kids and moms, and links to his interactive report on the project from start to finish.
  • AILA Leadership Blog: Claiming Victory at What Price? (1/23/2015)
    Christina Brown describes the plight of indigenous language speakers – kids and moms – incarcerated at the family detention center in Dilley, Texas who "cannot communicate with immigration judges or asylum officers, and many are pushed through the process with no opportunity to tell their story."
  • Get Ready for Improved Research on the New AILA.org (1/23/2015)
    AILA's new website has even better search functionality through the InfoNet Research Library, which is full of new and improved tools to help you find and keep track of your research. Search by topics, sort by document and create notes and bookmarks to save documents in your own folder system.
  • Free This Month on Agora (1/21/2015)
    AILA free items for January are now available. Read a free article on residency-defined immigration versus taxation and expatriate tax consequences. Also download a seminar recording on advising clients on crossing a land border. Check them out today!
  • Proving Extreme Hardship for a Relative Based on Health Issues (1/21/2015)
    An applicant seeking an I-601 waiver or an I-601A provisional waiver must demonstrate extreme hardship to a USC or an LPR spouse or parent. In VOICE, A. Renée Pobjecky offers tips on establishing extreme hardship for a qualifying relative based on health issues, among other reasons.
  • AILA's New Website - Coming January 29th (1/20/2015)
    AILA's website has been revamped. As technology—and your research needs—have evolved, AILA.org has evolved too. We can't wait for you to take advantage of all the new and improved tools and resources AILA.org has to offer.
  • AILA Leadership Blog: Mexican Consulates Will Issue Birth Certificates…Starting Today! (1/15/2015)
    AILA Media Advocacy Committee Chair Mo Goldman applauds the Mexican consulates’ new birth certificate policy writing, “This announcement and change in policy comes at a critical juncture for millions of Mexican citizens living in the United States that may be eligible for Deferred Action.”
  • For 2015 New Year’s Resolutions, Make SMART Goals (1/13/2015)
    As immigration lawyers begin 2015, we will make our resolutions, just as others do. Unfortunately, by spring, most of these goals will likely already have been neglected because they were not SMART goals. In VOICE, Cletus Weber explains the acronym and offers tips for applying it to your goals.
  • AILA Leadership Blog: New Yorkers Get New ID to Get Past the Velvet Rope (1/13/2015)
    Neena Dutta, Chair of AILA’s New York City Chapter, applauds the new municipal IDs in NYC as “one more great innovation by the city to make it more open and welcoming to the vulnerable and to help try to solve the great disconnect between Federal inaction and positive local action.”
  • Get Hands-on Experience at the March 6-8 Litigation Institute (1/12/2015)
    The 2015 AILA & The Council Litigation Institute is a unique practicum designed for attorneys of all levels to become confident and knowledgeable about litigating removal cases in immigration court and federal court. Space is limited. Register today.
  • AILA Leadership Blog: ‘Tis the Season – H-1B SEASON! (1/9/2015)
    The Chair of AILA’s New York City Chapter, Neena Dutta shares some frustrations with H-1B denials, encourages AILA members to consider litigation, and finishes off with some tips on how to give your clients the best chance to successfully complete the process.
  • AILA Leadership Blog: Starting Off the New Year (1/2/2015)
    AILA President Leslie Holman highlights four action items on which the President can move forward immediately to help business development in the U.S. and keep families together – issues that he has said are of "paramount importance to him and necessary for the wellbeing of our country."
  • A Global S.O.S. for Non-U.S. Immigration Matters (12/30/2014)
    Judging by the growth of AILA’s Global Migration Section and the expansion of global departments at large U.S. immigration law firms, more and more corporate clients have been sending employees abroad for work. In the December VOICE, Audrey Lustgarten explains options for handling these matters.
    AILA Doc. No. 14123006.
  • AILA Leadership Blog: Building on a Shared Moment of Community to Move Forward (12/5/2014)
    AILA Secretary Marketa Lindt shares thoughts about the President’s administrative relief noting, “For those in the immigrant communities who will be able to emerge from the shadows, there will be many fresh chances to begin new lives with more opportunity, stability, and dignity.”
    AILA Doc. No. 14120507.
 
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