AILA Announcements

Now Available: Podcast with a 2017 U.S. Supreme Court and Federal Court Update

In this podcast, free for members, the panel of experts will discuss changes in the law based on recent decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court and the federal courts, and address how they affect clients and litigation practice in general.

Now Available: Podcast on Finding Relief for Victims of Labor and Sex Trafficking

In this podcast, free for members, our panel of experts will guide practitioners through the T visa regulations, screening for eligibility, preparing applications, responding to requests for evidence, and setting expectations for processing times and approval rates.

Advanced Topics in Motions to Reopen

Learn how to overcome the restrictions placed by courts on noncitizens to reopen removal cases. Join us on 12/12/17 for our audio seminar, Advanced Topics in Motions to Reopen. Panelists will discuss time and numerical limits, motions in the post-departure context, and more. Register today!

Overcoming Challenges in Consular Processing

The new edition of the Consular Practice Handbook was just released, and it’s already one of our most popular resources. This practical guide unpacks the DS-160 and DS-260 forms and addresses issues such as “extreme vetting,” challenging visa refusals, and more. Purchase today.

Join the American Immigration Council this #GivingTuesday!

Your support allows the American Immigration Council to fight for a world where facts matter, where everyone is afforded a fair immigration process, where our doors remain open to those in search of safety and protection, and where the fact that immigration is good for our country is embraced.

Practical Strategies for the Vast World of Business Immigration

The new edition of Business Immigration: Law & Practice covers everything from routine H-1Bs, L-1s, E-1/E-2s, and labor certifications to the less common E-3s, J-1s, and H-3s. New and experienced practitioners will appreciate its wealth of citations and proven strategies. Order yours today.

The Current State of Consular Processing

Our December 5 web seminar, Consular Processing 360 Under the Trump Administration, will provide updates on topics like "extreme vetting," delays in administrative processing, new hurdles to obtaining L-1 blanket extensions, and best practices for preparing clients for interviews. Register today!

Your Compass for Navigating Immigration Law

Navigating the Fundamentals of Immigration Law provides practical tips and how-to advice on some of the most common visa classifications. Articles cover a range of immigration law topics: business immigration, family immigration, removal, ethics, and more. Order the 2017-18 edition today!

Make Sure You Have the Latest Immigration Regulations

The 2017 edition of Immigration Regulations (CFR) is an easy-to-use primary source for professionals. Volume one covers Title 8: Aliens and Nationality; and volume two covers Titles 6, 19, 20, 22, 28, 29, 42, and 45. Order today to make sure you are covered!

Planning for Changes at the I-485 Stage

The I-485 Supplement J now requires both the employer and the employee to sign an attestation. Learn about the implications of these changes and how to adjust your processes, by ordering the recording of our recent seminar, Supplemental J Form at the I-485 Stage: Planning for Changes, today!

Help Us Find the 2018 Michael Maggio Immigrants' Rights Fellow

The Michael Maggio Immigrants’ Rights Summer Fellowship Program awards a dedicated law school student the opportunity to engage in a self-initiated project that strengthens their commitment for advocacy and promotes justice for vulnerable immigrant groups. Help us find the 2018 Fellow today!

EB-5 Summit – Hotel Deadline is Tomorrow!

The deadline to book your hotel room at the AILA group rate for the 2017 EB-5 Investors Seminar is tomorrow, November 8, and the early registration deadline is coming up on November 20. This year’s conference features distinguished EB-5 experts from a variety of backgrounds, so don’t miss it!

The Waivers Book: Wave Goodbye to Your Waiver Troubles

Get The Waivers Book, the must-have reference for waiver practitioners. It provides the foundation for understanding waivers, as well as practical advice and legal strategies on unlawful presence, adjustment of status, recent developments, health-related waivers, and more. Order today!

Lunch and Learn: Professional Development of Young Lawyers

Join AILA for the 11/29/17 Lunch and Learn to learn about professional development for young lawyers. The session is available for up to 25 members who access the seminar using Zoom, a video conferencing platform that is free to attendees.

Register for AILA’s New ACES Interest Group Today!

AILA is launching a new practice-oriented interest group for AILA members that are interested in immigration law issues related to athletics, culture, entertainment, and science. To register for the ACES Interest Group, please complete this form to be added to the listserve.

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!

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!

Member Benefit: Free This Month on Agora

AILA's free items for members for November are now available. Read an article with a 2017 update on USCIS fraud detection and national security site visits and listen to a recording on preparing successful O-1 and P-1 petitions.
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.