T. Douglas Stump is the President-Elect of AILA for the 2012-13 term. Mr. Stump, an immigration lawyer from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma was installed as the President-Elect of AILA at the association's 56th Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, on June 14, 2012.
For over 30 years, Mr. Stump has been an attorney, practicing immigration law exclusively, and maintaining offices in both Tulsa and Oklahoma City. He focuses his practice on employment-based immigration law, complex deportation, federal court litigation and family immigration matters.
A nationally recognized attorney, Mr. Stump has been listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers since 1996, and is listed in "Best Lawyers in America" for immigration law. Mr. Stump was recently recognized in Oklahoma Magazine as one of the Top 50 Super Lawyers in Oklahoma, and has been afforded an AV Rating by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.
Mr. Stump previously chaired the National Security Liaison Committee and AILA's CIS Administrative Appeals Office Liaison Committee. Additionally, Mr. Stump is a senior editor for AILA Publications, and an adjunct professor of immigration law at the Oklahoma City University School of Law, where he earned his J.D.
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Recent Blog Posts
Prosecutorial Discretion for the Families of Deferred Action Recipients (AILA Leadership Blog, November 21, 2012)
Violent Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric: "It Will Kill You - Warning" (AILA Leadership Blog, October 19, 2011)
A Conservative's Memo to GOP Presidential Candidates (AILA Leadership Blog, September 19, 2011)
It's Time to Engage the Hate Mongers! (AILA Leadership Blog, March 15, 2009)
Recent Articles Quoting Mr. Stump
Article: Immigrants Come Out of the Shadows to Fulfill a Dream by Saundra Amrhein (Reuters, 10/24/2012)
Article: Separated by Law: Families Torn Apart by 1996 Immigration Measure by Susan Ferriss and Amy Isaakson (10/19/2012)
Young immigrants can apply for Dream Act-like protections starting Wednesday by Steve Hendrix (Washington Post, August 14, 2012)
Getting a reprieve: Young illegal immigrants see first signs of Obama’s deferred action program by Liz Goodwin (Yahoo! News, August 3, 2012)
Gap in policy forces woman to deport herself, reluctantly by Eric Adler (The Kansas City Star, July 17, 2012)
Dreamers spurn Obama by Jefferson Morely (Salon, May 2, 2012)
Proposed Immigration Change Could Keep Families Together by Elise Foley (Huffington Post, January 6, 2012)
A'Antiquated system': Some immigrants face 18-year backlog by Randy Ellis (NewsOK.com, July 17, 2011)