AILA Announcements

Summer Special- Get AILA’s Asylum Primer Shipped FREE!

Receive FREE standard shipping on AILA’s Asylum Primer and other print publication orders when you enter SSFREE717 during checkout on AILA Agora. Ends July 30, 2017.

USCIS and Notices to Appear: What You Need to Know—August 8 Seminar

Join our experts for the live audio seminar as they discuss USCIS’s use of its authority to issue NTAs—past practices, post-2011 policy memorandum, what the future may hold, and more. Register today! Can’t listen live? Download the recording!

Free AILA Recording: Representing a Mentally Ill Client Facing Removal Proceedings

This free recording discusses evergreen information on the representation of mentally ill clients in removal proceedings. Learn more about your ethical duties in bringing mental health issues to the attention of the court, communicating with clients, and working with mental health professionals.

Register for Next Conversations with the AILA EB-5 Committee

Sign up for the next call with the AILA EB-5 Committee to discuss the complex and evolving EB-5 field. This call, exclusively for AILA members and free, will also provide the opportunity to discuss case-specific questions. Limited to 100 AILA members. Register today and heighten your EB-5 knowledge.

Listen to In-Depth Discussion on Recent Changes at POEs

It’s more important than ever that you are aware of the adjudication environment at ports of entry (POEs). Register today for an audio seminar on 8/1/17, covering what rights travelers have to privacy, CBP’s authority to search passengers’ electronic devices, and best practices for advising clients.

Register Now for the August Federal Court Litigation Section Conference Call

The AILA Federal Court Litigation Section is hosting its next quarterly conference call on August 9, 2017. Federal court litigators will discuss hot topics in federal court litigation and provide updates from various courts before fielding questions from participants. Registation is free.

Free AILA Recording: Empowering Most Vulnerable—Ethics Of Representing Those Who Lack Capacity

Noncitizens with capacity issues related to mental incompetence and age have special protections under immigration law and policy. Listen to a free recording for members where the ethics of representing those requiring special protection is discussed, including working with guardians and families.

Receive Free Shipping on Preorders of Business Immigration: Law & Practice

Get FREE standard shipping when you preorder the new edition of Business Immigration: Law & Practice, the must-have treatise if you practice employment-based immigration law. Ends July 30, 2017.

Free Standard Shipping on All AILA Print Publications

Order the current editions of AILA’s top sellers and receive FREE standard shipping on your print publication orders when you enter SSFREE717 during checkout on AILA Agora. Offer ends July 30, 2017.

Attend the 2017 AILA Fall Conferences for Essential Lawyering Tips

For the tools, strategies, and hands-on guidance you need to fearlessly defend your removal and business clients, attend the 2017 Fall Conferences—Fearless Lawyering: Mobilizing in the New Era of Removal and the AILA/AIC’s Business Immigration Litigation Conference. Register now.

Building a Solid Understanding of U.S. Immigration Law

Essentials of Immigration Law is an indispensable reference that provides the foundation every attorney, law student, and law office staff member needs for an understanding of everything immigration. Order yours today!

Notice of Upcoming Purge of Message Center Posts

Due to the overwhelming response from Message Center users, AILA has reconsider its approach and decided not to do a wholescale purge of old data. Instead, AILA will be investigating other methods for managing the volume of the material to better provide accurate search results.

Don’t Miss the CBP, Electronic Devices, and Privacy at Ports of Entry Live Audio Seminar

Don’t miss the CBP, Electronic Devices, and Privacy at Ports of Entry audio seminar to be held on 8/1/17. Listen live or download the recording. The panelists will discuss changes at POEs since the election, as well as what rights travelers have to privacy and best practices for advising clients.

Strategic Guidance to Prepare for Any Immigration Court Proceeding

The new edition of Representing Clients in Immigration Court is completely revamped, rewritten, and expanded, and full of tips, strategies, and practical advice for a successful defense case. Purchase your copy of the 4th edition today.

Texas SB 4: What You Need to Know to Advise Your Clients

In this AILA podcast, free for AILA members, learn what you need to know about Texas Senate Bill (SB) 4 to advise your clients. Members of the AILA Texas Chapter are joined by Bill Stock, AILA Immediate Past President, for a discussion of SB 4, signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott on May 7, 2017.

Summer Special-10% Off AILA’s PERM/H-2B Practice Conference

Save 10% off the early-bird rate when you enter SS17PERMH2B during registration for AILA’s PERM/H-2B Practice Conference held August 18–19, 2017, in Seattle, WA. Offer ends July 23, 2017. Register today!

AILA Podcast: The Procedures, Risks, and Costs of Federal Court Litigation

Download this AILA podcast, free for members, on how to assess whether litigation is the best option for your client, as well as the logistics, costs, and risk to litigation. Podcast will also discuss common procedural pitfalls and costs that can be incurred in addition to attorney’s fees.

Save the Date: Citizenship Day 2017

AILA is pleased to announce that it will sponsor “Citizenship Day 2017” on September 23, 2017. This nation-wide workshop will assist lawful permanent residents eligible for naturalization. Stay tuned for more details.

Free Shipping on Kurzban's Immigration Law Sourcebook and Business Immigration: Law & Practice

Take advantage of this week's summer special—free shipping on Kurzban's Immigration Law Sourcebook and the newest edition of Business Immigration: Law & Practice! To claim your discount, enter SS17FRKZBUS during checkout on AILA Agora.

PERM/H-2B Practice Conference—Early-Bird Rate Ends August 1, 2017

What are two of the hottest topics in business immigration? PERM and H-2B visas. For recent trends and developments, strategies and best practices, and discussions of key issues regarding these two topics, register now for AILA’s conference taking place August 18-19 in Seattle, WA.

International Refugee Assistance Project Seeking Attorneys to Represent Detained Iraqi Nationals

The International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP), which has led national efforts to respond to the travel ban, and partners are looking for more lawyers to help represent detained Iraqi nationals with prior removal orders who face imminent deportation and seek to reopen their cases.

Missed the 2017 AILA Annual Conference? Get the Recordings!

You can still benefit from the discussions and information shared during the 2017 AILA Annual Conference by purchasing recordings of select sessions, a bundle on a specific topic, or the entire conference.

Explore the Hot Topics of Business Immigration at AILA's PERM/H-2B Practice Conference

Don’t delay. Get intermediate— to advanced-level solutions at AILA's PERM/H-2B Practice Conference, to be held August 18–19, 2017, in Seattle, Washington, and learn all about PERM and H-2B visa issues! The early-bird rate ends August 1, 2017, so register now to save $100.

Two Essential References in One Convenient Package

Every immigration law practitioner should have the latest editions of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) and the Immigration Regulations (CFR) on his or her desk. AILA's INA/CFR Combo provides these essential primary sources in one convenient package. Pick up your copies today.

Upcoming Web and Audio Seminars

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!

Check Out AILA’s Self-Care Center

There are so many tasks to do every day and it can feel impossible to step away from it all and incorporate self-care practices into our daily routines. Life won’t slow down, but you can. We want you to make self-care practices a priority, even if for a small fraction of your day!

Top Ten Takeaways from the AILA Marketplace Study

In this podcast, free for members, speakers share ten important trends and developments in the 2016 Study that will help you in your firm or practice. This podcast is a special companion to AILA’s 2016 Marketplace Study. Tune in to hear what your peers are implementing in their practices!

Check Out Recent AILA Recordings

AILA offers recordings of recent web and audio seminars that are available whenever you are! Check out the recordings today and stay current on the trends, topics, and issues that affect your clients and practice. CLE credit is also available for many of these recordings.
AILA Doc. No. 15051199

Quickly Build a Comprehensive Immigration Law Library With AILALink

Obtaining all the resources you need to practice successfully can be an expensive task. AILALink can help you save and provide you with an affordable and comprehensive immigration law library at the same time. Sign up for the next free training on August 9, 2017, or subscribe today!

A New Challenge for AILA and the Communities We Serve

AILA’s message to members on the election results and how “AILA will continue to fight for a just and fair system using every tool at our disposal…we must carry this message of unity and perseverance to the immigration agencies, to Congress, and to the courts.”
AILA Doc. No. 16110931

Member Benefit: Free This Month on Agora

AILA's free items for members for July are now available. In today’s immigration enforcement environment, removal defense is more important than ever. Check out AILA’s free resources on this issue and freshen up your removal defense skills.
AILA Doc. No. 16061690

Get Involved—Build Your AILA Presence and Community

The AILA New Members Division and the AILA Diversity and Inclusion Committee collaborated recently on a podcast about developing reputation, relationships, and skills to navigate AILA and the immigration law community.
AILA Doc. No. 15120402

What’s Happening!

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

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the INA

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 Thinks Like You

Learn about the new features of AILA’s website.