AILA Announcements

Get New Insights into the Complicated World of Visas for Investors

4/22/2019
Immigration Options for Investors & Entrepreneurs is a comprehensive guide to visa options for foreign investors. The new edition covers visas for entrepreneurs, working with regional centers, the historical and legal underpinnings of investment-related immigration, and more. Preorder today!

All AILA Websites and Listserves Offline This Weekend

4/22/2019
All AILA websites, as well as all AILA listserves, will be offline starting at 3:00 am (ET) on Saturday, April 27, for approximately 24 hours.
AILA Doc. No. 19042299

A Helpful Guide to Immigration Law for Paralegals

4/19/2019
AILA's Guide to Immigration Law for Paralegals is perfect for any paralegal who needs to get up to speed. It serves as a daily reference on the basics of immigration law and procedure and provides explanations of the paralegal's role in supporting a supervising attorney. Order it today!

An Immigration Law Guide for Your Office Staff

4/18/2019
Essentials of Immigration Law covers everything from the passage of the first immigration laws, to the ones currently on the books. It also includes glossaries of terms and acronyms, a list of immigrant and nonimmigrant visas, and more. A perfect primer for office staff — order today!

Get Updates on Status of MAVNI Litigation

4/23/2019
Join AILA for a MAVNI litigation update call this Thursday, April 25. Guest speakers, including attorneys from Fried Frank and AILA members working with MAVNIs, will outline Nio, Kirwa, and Calixto, and discuss how immigration attorneys may continue to assist MAVNIs.

What's Trending in Business Immigration?

4/17/2019
Join us on May 9 for our seminar, Hot Topics in Business Immigration: What’s Trending? Panelists will address recent developments in USCIS adjudication trends, including for H-1Bs, Ls, and O-1s. They’ll also cover visa chargeability and backlogs, consular delays, and new memoranda. Register today!

"Public Health Risk" Admissibility Issues for Employment-Based Visa Applicants

4/15/2019
Join us for our May 21 seminar, Admissibility, Revocation, and Public Health: "Risky Business." Panelists will discuss consulates revoking visas when an individual is charged with a DUI, other conduct that public health inadmissibility might be expanded to include, and ways to protect your clients.

Catch the Recordings of Recent Conferences and Seminars

4/15/2019
Need CLE credit? You can download recordings from recent seminars and CLE credit is available for many of them. Recent additions include seminars on B-2 visas, changes to the asylum process at the U.S./Mexico border, CBP trends, and TN visas.
AILA Doc. No. 15051199

ICYMI: There’s Still Time to Take Survey on Product Pricing

4/19/2019
As part of our efforts to deliver stellar service, increase member satisfaction, and help you win cases, we are reviewing the pricing of our products and services. Take our comprehensive pricing survey to have your voice heard. You have until April 23 to complete the survey.

How Can the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) Work for Your Client?

4/16/2019
With visa retrogression on the rise, many are turning their attention to evaluating whether the CSPA can work for (or against) their clients. Our May 2 seminar, Revisiting the Child Status Protection Act, will discuss key provisions, considerations for protecting clients, and more. Register today!

Your Opinion Matters!

4/5/2019
Over the next several weeks, AILA will be conducting in-depth surveys about Kurzban’s, pricing of AILA’s products and services, and resources for winning cases. Helping us continue to deliver the services you need to succeed by taking the time to complete these surveys.

Don't Miss the Early-Bird Rate for the Global Immigration Forum!

4/22/2019
Early-bird for the 2019 Global Immigration Forum will end May 6. Register for this two-day event taking place in Orlando, FL, June 17–18. Learn the hottest issues in global migration and network with consular officers and fellow attorneys in formal and informal sessions.

Call for Papers: AILA Law Journal, Fall 2019 Edition

4/18/2019
The AILA Law Journal seeks articles on current and pragmatic topics related to the rapidly changing immigration law landscape for the fall 2019 edition of the journal. The deadline for submissions is June 1, 2019.

Save Time Drafting Briefs and Other Pleadings with Fastcase Copying Tools

4/16/2019
When you copy the text of the document you are viewing in Fastcase to your clipboard, Fastcase will attach the citation by default. You can change that setting by clicking on the Share button at the top right of the screen. All AILA members have access to Fastcase — start your research today!

Your Passport to a Successful Consular Practice

4/15/2019
AILA's Consular Practice Handbook (eBook) is your guide to understanding consular practice. It includes explanations of everything from the nuts and bolts of lawyering at consular posts, to visa refusals and how to challenge them. Download this go-to reference today!

Your Guide to Representing Clients Accused of a Crime

4/16/2019
Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity guides you through the tricky intersection of immigration and criminal law. It features analysis of federal case law and statutes, practical guidance on everything from fashioning a plea to available waivers, and more. Order your copy today!

Order Our Guide to Litigating in Federal Court

4/17/2019
Robert Pauw's Litigating Immigration Cases in Federal Court includes a helpful overview of the basic principles of judicial review of immigration cases, as well as editorially vetted favorable cases to help with brief writing. If you're preparing to go to court, order this first!

What’s Happening!

3/6/2019
Have news you want to share with the AILA community? It might be a professional announcement, an award you’ve won, or news of a wedding or a new addition to your family. Send a 500- to 700-character blurb to AILA today. Then check back to this page to see updates from your fellow members.
AILA Doc. No. 15071005

New Resources for Immigration Paralegals

3/12/2019
We don't have to tell you that paralegals play an essential role in your practice's success. AILA has the resources to get your staff up to speed and keep their skills sharp.

Sign Up to Be Referred to Detainees in Need of Representation

4/2/2019
Grow your removal defense practice in 2019 and add your name to a list of immigration attorneys to be circulated to detention facilities in your region. Sign up through AILALawyer today to expand your outreach to potential paying clients and increase access to counsel in the new year!

Upcoming Web and Audio Seminars

4/2/2019
Check out AILA’s upcoming web and audio seminars. Get your CLE requirements from the convenience of your desk. Included with registration, participants in the live seminar will receive a free downloadable recording of the seminar. Topics vary widely, so find a seminar that fits your schedule!

Member Benefit: Free This Month on Agora

12/28/2018
AILA's free items for members for this month are now available. AILA is providing a list of the top ten resources from 2018, that are free to members. Happy holidays and download these resources today.
AILA Doc. No. 16061690

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the INA

10/7/2015
AILA celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Immigration & Nationality Act with 15% off the 2015 edition of the INA. Enter INA50ANN during checkout on AILA Agora. This offer excludes previous/existing orders. Cannot be combined with other offers. Expires October 13, 2015.

The New AILA.org Thinks Like You

5/15/2015
Learn about the new features of AILA’s website.