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  • AILA National Office Closed Monday, September 1st (8/29/2014)
    The AILA National Office will be closed on Monday, September 1st for the Labor Day holiday. The office will re-open on Tuesday, September 2nd.
    AILA Doc. No. 14082904.
  • AILA Leadership Blog: The United States Must Do Better for Same-Sex Partners of Asylum Grantees (8/29/2014)
    Michael Jarecki advocates for LGBT individuals seeking asylum who “leave behind a same-sex partner who cannot become a spouse, as same-sex marriage is not legal in the asylee’s home country,” meaning that the partner “does not qualify to follow-to-join under U.S. immigration law.”
    AILA Doc. No. 14082901.
  • AILA Leadership Blog: Ignoring the Economics of Immigration (8/27/2014)
    In response to a recent piece about the “cost to taxpayers” of legalization in Forbes, AILA First Vice President Bill Stock argues that legalization of the undocumented is not only compassionate, but there is “substantial evidence that it will be an economic benefit as well.”
  • Register for the September 17 Monthly EB-5 Teleconference (8/27/2014)
    AILA is launching a monthly teleconference series designed to answer EB-5 questions in this growing area of immigration law. E-mail case-specific questions in advance. Hosted by AILA's EB-5 Liaison Committee, registration is limited to 100 members. Participation costs only $15, so register today
  • AILA Leadership Blog: After a Month in Artesia (8/26/2014)
    In this Leadership Blog post, AILA member Christina Brown writes about her experience volunteering at the Artesia family detention center for a month and the multitude of emotions resulting from that experience which have only reinforced her commitment to return in the fall.
  • FREE Shipping on AILA Print Publications! (8/26/2014)
    The final week of the August Specials brings you FREE shipping on ALL print publication orders. Enter SS814FREE during checkout on AILA Agora. Excludes previous/existing orders. Cannot be combined with other offers. Expires August 31, 2014.
  • AILA Leadership Blog: When Justice Isn’t Allowed to be Blind (8/22/2014)
    In this blog post, Ally Bolour, member of AILA’s Media Advocacy Committee interviews retired Immigration Judge Bruce Einhorn about Immigration Judge Ashley Tabaddor’s efforts to fight a DOJ order to recuse herself from all Iranian cases due to her ethnicity.
  • AILA Recorded Seminars: Knowledge and CLE Credits (8/20/2014)
    From business, litigation, and asylum issues, to consular practice, waivers, deportation, and more, AILA downloadable web and audio seminars are an easy way to stay informed and earn CLE credits. Review the full selection of over 200 seminars on Agora.
  • AILA EB-5 Conference Sold Out. Recording Available (8/19/2014)
    Given the growing interest in EB-5, Friday’s AILA EB-5 Conference in Chicago has sold out. While there is no onsite registration or webcast option, you can order the event recordings and benefit from all the conference knowledge and information.
  • AILA Leadership Blog: Beyond Artesia: Without a Choice in Karnes Detention Center (8/19/2014)
    AILA Member Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch highlights the lack of due process and the difficult conditions she witnessed at Karnes Detention Center, noting "even though children are not supposed to be placed in expedited removal, that’s exactly what’s happening."
  • As the Summer Wanes, Look Toward Next Year’s Internship (8/19/2014)
    If you are coming fresh off the heels of your summer internship or even just starting your first semester of law school, it’s never too early to think about what you’ll do next summer. In the July/August VOICE, get some ideas and inspiration from two AILA members who were once in your shoes.
  • Fundamentals Conference – October in New Orleans (8/19/2014)
    This October 16–17 conference is designed for attorneys who are new to the complex field of immigration law. The learning begins with pre-recorded training sessions. These will prepare you for the information-packed live event, giving you the tools and information you need to succeed.
  • Free This Month on Agora (8/20/2014)
    AILA free items for August are now available. Read about marketing techniques to start and grow your practice. Also AILA has pulled all of its free practice resources on assisting unaccompanied minors and families together in one place. Check them out today!
  • AILA Leadership Blog: Leaving Artesia (8/13/2014)
    In this blog post, AILA member Eileen Sterlock shares her difficult experiences while volunteering at the family detention center in Artesia and why she will be returning.
  • Business Visitor Travel to Hong Kong (8/12/2014)
    With visa-free entry to Hong Kong for business travelers from more than 150 nationalities, employers frequently ask about the scope of permitted business activity there. In the July/August VOICE, AILA members Grace Shie and Becki Young offer guidance on traveling to Hong Kong for business.
  • Annual Conference Recordings - $899 until 8/17 (8/12/2014)
    Even if you missed the Annual Conference, you can still benefit from all the expert education and information when you buy the complete conference recordings for $899 (member price). Sale price ends 8/17/14. Individual sessions and tracks also available. Purchase your recordings today!
  • Save $50 on a New AILALink Subscription (8/11/2014)
    The savings continue during the second week of AILA’s August Specials. Save $50 when you become a new AILALink subscriber! Enter SS814LK50 during checkout. Applies to 3-, 6-, and 12-month subscriptions. Limited to new subscriptions. Cannot be combined with other offers. Expires Aug. 17, 2014.
  • AILA Leadership Blog: A Volunteer’s Experience at Artesia (8/7/2014)
    In this blog post, AILA member Kim Hunter provides a recap of her week volunteering at the Artesia family detention center in New Mexico and why the trip was worth it.
  • Correct Job Classification Matters for a Design Professional (8/6/2014)
    Considering the vast number of diverse job descriptions and the limited classifications provided by DOL for design professionals, read the July/August VOICE for tips on properly advising employers to accurately categorize the design-related positions that foreign nationals will be assuming.
  • AILA Leadership Blog: What Do Starfish and Artesia, NM Have in Common? (8/4/2014)
    In this blog post, AILA Board of Governors member Lisa Helen York shares how AILA members volunteering in Artesia, NM, are living by the AILA Colorado’s motto of saving starfish as they provide pro bono work for Central American refugees at the facility.
  • August 22-23 EB-5 CLE Conference Draws Registrants (7/31/2014)
    EB-5 is a rapidly growing practice area. AILA’s Chicago CLE conference has already attracted over 200 attendees looking for practical “how to” information and advanced discussions on issues such as TEAs, econometric models, securities compliance, exit strategies, and more. Register and join them!
  • Need Help Using the Message Center? (7/10/2014)
    Are you new to the Message Center? Or maybe just in need of more guidance? AILA now has a tutorial that walks you through all the frequently used features on the Message Center. Learn how to post, reply, and find what you need.
    AILA Doc. No. 14071042.
  • AILA Leadership Blog: Day One in Artesia: Notes from the Front Lines (7/30/2014)
    In this blog post, AILA Past President Laura Lichter shares her experiences from her first day on the ground in Artesia, the family detention center in New Mexico where several AILA members are offering pro bono services to help detained families navigate the immigration process.
    AILA Doc. No. 14073020.
  • Master the Art of Removal Defense – September 19 (7/10/2014)
    AILA’s Fall CLE Conference in Seattle will delve into removal defense issues, providing an advanced understanding of this complex process. The conference is organized around a detailed fact pattern and sample litigation documents to help you prepare for scenarios you might encounter. Register today!
  • Impress Your Boss and Clients! (7/8/2014)
    VOICE is on a brief hiatus until the end of July. Meanwhile, enjoy one of VOICE’s popular stories from the April issue, where AILA member Cletus Weber offers tips to entry-level immigration attorneys and support staff on minimizing embarrassing mistakes and succeeding at work.
  • The Annual Conference at Your desk – $899 (7/7/2014)
    If you missed this year’s Annual Conference, you can get any or all the expert education and information you missed. Recordings for the entire conference are available to members for $899; or choose by session or track. Whatever your choice—purchase your recordings on Agora today.
 
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