Quick Reference Guide to AILALink’s Content

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Primary and Secondary Sources
  • Immigration and Nationality Act
  • 8 USC sections not codified in the INA
  • Public Laws
  • Code of Federal Regulations Title 8 and relevant portions from Titles 6, 19, 20, 22, 28, 29, 42, and 45
  • Federal Register Rules and Notices
  • Foreign Affairs Manual Titles 7 and 9
  • BIA Decisions
  • BALCA Decisions
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals Cases (immigration-related)
  • U.S. Supreme Court Cases (immigration-related)
  • Agency Memoranda, Cables, Letters (DHS, DOS, DOL, DOJ)
  • Administrative Appeals Office Practice Manual
  • Affirmative Asylum Procedures Manual
  • BIA Practice Manual
  • CBP Legacy Inspector’s Field Manual
  • CBP Use of Force Policy, Guidelines & Procedures Handbook
  • Immigration Judge Benchbook
  • Immigration Court Practice Manual
  • Uniform Docketing System Manual
  • Adjudicator’s Field Manual
  • USCIS Policy Manual
  • USCIS Online Filing Customer User Manual
  • E-Verify User Manual for Employers
  • Supplemental Guide for E-Verify Employer Agents
  • USCIS Handbook for Employers
  • USCIS Guide to Naturalization
  • ICE Performance-Based National Detention Standards
  • Dictionary of Occupational Titles and O*NET
  • Legacy INS Operations Instructions
  • U.N. Documents
  • NAICS Codes and Titles
  • ELIS Customer User Manual
  • Reports (American Immigration Council, DOS Country Reports, Appleseed Network, and Safe Passage Project)
  • Internet Resources
AILA Publications (a $4,000+ value!)
General Publications
  • Kurzban’s Immigration Law Sourcebook
  • AILA’s Guide to U.S. Citizenship & Naturalization Law
  • AILA’s Guide to Immigration Law for Paralegals
  • Diplomatic Visas Handbook
  • The Entrepreneurial Lawyer
  • Essentials of Immigration Law
  • Ethics in a Brave New World
  • Navigating the Fundamentals of Immigration Law
  • Affidavits of Support: A Practitioner’s Guide

Asylum, Criminal, and Removal
  • AILA’s Asylum Primer
  • Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity
  • Representing Clients in Immigration Court
  • Immigration Law & the Criminal Client by CLINIC (exclusive to AILALink)
  • The Waivers Book: Advanced Issues in Immigration Practice

Business Immigration
  • AILA’s Focus on Immigration Practice Under AC21
  • AILA’s Occupational Guidebook Series: Academics & Researchers, Artists & Entertainers, Investors, Nurses & AHP, Physicians, Religious Workers
  • AILA’s PERM Labor Certification Survival Guide
  • Business Immigration: Law & Practice
  • Going Global: Trends in Outbound Immigration
Conference Handbooks
  • Annual Conference (1997 to 2017)
  • California Chapters Conference (1998 to 2017)
  • Employer Compliance & Worksite Enforcement (2017)
  • Fall Conference (2010 to 2017)
  • Global Immigration Forum (2014 to 2015)
  • Interactive Workshop on Waivers (2017)
  • Midyear Conference (2010 to 2018)
  • New York Chapter (2001 to 2017)
  • Solo & Small Firm Conference (2016)
  • Spring Conference (2015 to 2018)
  • Removal Defense Conference Handbook (2018)

Consular Practice
  • The Consular Practice Handbook

Family-Sponsored Immigration
  • Immigration Law & the Family
  • The International Adoption Sourcebook
  • Provisional Waivers: A Practitioner’s Guide

Federal Litigation
  • Litigating Immigration Cases in Federal Court

  • AILA's Immigration Practice and Professionalism Toolbox
  • AILA’s Immigration Forms Toolbox
  • AILA’s Immigration Litigation Toolbox
  • AILA’s Immigration Practice Toolbox
Additional Features of AILALink
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  • Official Agency Liaison Minutes
  • Bookmark, note, and folder features to help keep your research organized
  • 3–, 6–, and 12–month subscription options
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  • Ability to save searches