Recently the handling of civil immigration detainers by local law departments has been heavily scrutinized.
AILA Doc No. 09060513 | Dated June 3, 2009
LAS VEGAS, NV - The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) today appointed Laura Lichter, an immigration attorney and expert from Denver, CO as the association’s Second Vice President. The appointment took place during sessions of AILA’s 53rd Annual Conference being held in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Ms. Lichter’s Denver-based practice emphasizes representation of removable aliens, contested family and naturalization applications, administrative appeals, and related Federal litigation.
A nationally-recognized expert and mentor, Ms. Lichter is a well-respected author and lecturer. Her commitment to community outreach, education, and access to counsel has been demonstrated by numerous projects, initiatives and pro bono cases over the years.
An elected Director of the Board of Governors and former Chapter Chair, Ms. Lichter previously chaired the EOIR Liaison Committee as well as AILA’s ICE Liaison. Ms. Lichter graduated cum laude from Swarthmore College and earned her JD at the University of Colorado.
The American Immigration Lawyers Association is the national association of immigration lawyers established to promote justice, advocate for fair and reasonable immigration law and policy, advance the quality of immigration and nationality law and practice, and enhance the professional development of its members.
Cite as AILA Doc. No. 09060513.