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  • AILA Recorded Seminars: Knowledge and CLE Credits (8/20/2014)
    From business, litigation, and asylum issues, to consular practice, waivers, deportation, and more, AILA downloadable web and audio seminars are an easy way to stay informed and earn CLE credits. Review the full selection of over 200 seminars on Agora.
  • AILA EB-5 Conference Sold Out. Recording Available (8/19/2014)
    Given the growing interest in EB-5, Friday’s AILA EB-5 Conference in Chicago has sold out. While there is no onsite registration or webcast option, you can order the event recordings and benefit from all the conference knowledge and information.
  • AILA Leadership Blog: Beyond Artesia: Without a Choice in Karnes Detention Center (8/19/2014)
    AILA Member Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch highlights the lack of due process and the difficult conditions she witnessed at Karnes Detention Center, noting "even though children are not supposed to be placed in expedited removal, that’s exactly what’s happening."
  • As the Summer Wanes, Look Toward Next Year’s Internship (8/19/2014)
    If you are coming fresh off the heels of your summer internship or even just starting your first semester of law school, it’s never too early to think about what you’ll do next summer. In the July/August VOICE, get some ideas and inspiration from two AILA members who were once in your shoes.
  • Fundamentals Conference – October in New Orleans (8/19/2014)
    This October 16–17 conference is designed for attorneys who are new to the complex field of immigration law. The learning begins with pre-recorded training sessions. These will prepare you for the information-packed live event, giving you the tools and information you need to succeed.
  • Save 30% on the INA and CFR (8/18/2014)
    The savings keep getting better during AILA’s weekly August Specials. This week, save 30% when you purchase the INA, CFR, or INA/CFR Combo! Enter SS814PS30 during checkout on AILA Agora. Excludes previous/existing orders. Cannot be combined with other offers and combos. Expires 8/24/14.
  • Free This Month on Agora (8/20/2014)
    AILA free items for August are now available. Read about marketing techniques to start and grow your practice. Also AILA has pulled all of its free practice resources on assisting unaccompanied minors and families together in one place. Check them out today!
  • AILA Leadership Blog: Leaving Artesia (8/13/2014)
    In this blog post, AILA member Eileen Sterlock shares her difficult experiences while volunteering at the family detention center in Artesia and why she will be returning.
  • Business Visitor Travel to Hong Kong (8/12/2014)
    With visa-free entry to Hong Kong for business travelers from more than 150 nationalities, employers frequently ask about the scope of permitted business activity there. In the July/August VOICE, AILA members Grace Shie and Becki Young offer guidance on traveling to Hong Kong for business.
  • Annual Conference Recordings - $899 until 8/17 (8/12/2014)
    Even if you missed the Annual Conference, you can still benefit from all the expert education and information when you buy the complete conference recordings for $899 (member price). Sale price ends 8/17/14. Individual sessions and tracks also available. Purchase your recordings today!
  • Save $50 on a New AILALink Subscription (8/11/2014)
    The savings continue during the second week of AILA’s August Specials. Save $50 when you become a new AILALink subscriber! Enter SS814LK50 during checkout. Applies to 3-, 6-, and 12-month subscriptions. Limited to new subscriptions. Cannot be combined with other offers. Expires Aug. 17, 2014.
  • AILA Leadership Blog: A Volunteer’s Experience at Artesia (8/7/2014)
    In this blog post, AILA member Kim Hunter provides a recap of her week volunteering at the Artesia family detention center in New Mexico and why the trip was worth it.
  • Correct Job Classification Matters for a Design Professional (8/6/2014)
    Considering the vast number of diverse job descriptions and the limited classifications provided by DOL for design professionals, read the July/August VOICE for tips on properly advising employers to accurately categorize the design-related positions that foreign nationals will be assuming.
  • AILA Leadership Blog: What Do Starfish and Artesia, NM Have in Common? (8/4/2014)
    In this blog post, AILA Board of Governors member Lisa Helen York shares how AILA members volunteering in Artesia, NM, are living by the AILA Colorado’s motto of saving starfish as they provide pro bono work for Central American refugees at the facility.
  • AILA Leadership Blog: Artesia, Day Two (and a Half) (8/1/2014)
    In this blog post, AILA Past President Laura Lichter shares her experiences from her second day in Artesia, where she is working with other AILA volunteers to provide pro bono work for Central American detainees.
  • Did You Miss the AILA Nonimmigrant Visa Admissions Web Seminar? (8/1/2014)
    Forget to register for AILA’s web seminar, Time Bandits – Navigating Nonimmigrant Visa Admissions? Did you know you can purchase the downloadable recording and listen to it anytime that works with your schedule? Check it out today!
  • AILA Leadership Blog: University of Houston Law Center Helps UAC Immigrants Coming to Houston (7/31/2014)
    In this blog post, Geoffrey Hoffman shares how the University of Houston Law Center is spearheading efforts to help UACs who will be coming to the Houston area.
  • August 22-23 EB-5 CLE Conference Draws Registrants (7/31/2014)
    EB-5 is a rapidly growing practice area. AILA’s Chicago CLE conference has already attracted over 200 attendees looking for practical “how to” information and advanced discussions on issues such as TEAs, econometric models, securities compliance, exit strategies, and more. Register and join them!
  • Need Help Using the Message Center? (7/10/2014)
    Are you new to the Message Center? Or maybe just in need of more guidance? AILA now has a tutorial that walks you through all the frequently used features on the Message Center. Learn how to post, reply, and find what you need.
    AILA Doc. No. 14071042.
  • AILA Leadership Blog: Day One in Artesia: Notes from the Front Lines (7/30/2014)
    In this blog post, AILA Past President Laura Lichter shares her experiences from her first day on the ground in Artesia, the family detention center in New Mexico where several AILA members are offering pro bono services to help detained families navigate the immigration process.
    AILA Doc. No. 14073020.
  • Hawaii Midyear Conference Open for Registration (7/29/2014)
    2015 AILA Midyear/Winter CLE Conference, Riding The Waves Of Immigration: Tackling Complex Business Issues When There Is No Guidance, is geared towards the advanced-level business immigration practitioner with a program designed to provide insight into the most challenging issues. Register soon.
  • The Categorical Approach After Moncrieffe and Descamps (7/22/2014)
    VOICE is on a brief hiatus until next week. Meanwhile, enjoy one of VOICE’s popular stories from the March issue, where AILA member Mary Kramer analyzes Moncrieffe and Descamps to shed light on the categorical approach to classifying crimes.
  • EB-5 Conference Early-Bird Pricing Ends This Thursday (7/21/2014)
    Don’t miss AILA’s August 22-23 EB-5 CLE conference in Chicago, featuring over a dozen panels offering “how to” and advanced information, networking opportunities, and access to exhibitors critical to success in the EB-5 practice area. Register by Thursday, July 24 for the lowest rate.
  • Master the Art of Removal Defense – September 19 (7/10/2014)
    AILA’s Fall CLE Conference in Seattle will delve into removal defense issues, providing an advanced understanding of this complex process. The conference is organized around a detailed fact pattern and sample litigation documents to help you prepare for scenarios you might encounter. Register today!
  • Impress Your Boss and Clients! (7/8/2014)
    VOICE is on a brief hiatus until the end of July. Meanwhile, enjoy one of VOICE’s popular stories from the April issue, where AILA member Cletus Weber offers tips to entry-level immigration attorneys and support staff on minimizing embarrassing mistakes and succeeding at work.
  • The Annual Conference at Your desk – $899 (7/7/2014)
    If you missed this year’s Annual Conference, you can get any or all the expert education and information you missed. Recordings for the entire conference are available to members for $899; or choose by session or track. Whatever your choice—purchase your recordings on Agora today.
  • August 22-23 EB-5 Conference Open for Registration (6/4/2014)
    For attorneys looking into the dynamic EB-5 practice area, as well as those representing individual investors and regional centers, the comprehensive 2014 EB-5 Investors & Regional Centers CLE Conference covers both practical “how to” information and cutting-edge issues. Register soon.
 
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