The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) elected William A. Stock, an immigration attorney from Philadelphia, PA, as the association’s First Vice President for the 2014-2015 term. The election results were announced during sessions of AILA’s 58th Annual Conference being held in Boston, MA.
Mr. Stock is a founding partner of Klasko, Rulon, Stock & Seltzer, LLP, in the firm’s Philadelphia office. He handles all aspects of immigration law, including employment based immigration for all sizes of companies as well as individuals, complex family-based matters, citizenship and naturalization matters, defending removal proceedings and DOL enforcement proceedings, and litigating in the federal courts.
He previously served as an elected Director for the AILA Board of Governors, as well as the Business Committee Chair, and the Distance Learning Committee Chair. He has spoken at numerous immigration conferences and written extensively, including being a Senior Editor of AILA's annual Immigration & Nationality Law Handbook.
A summa cum laude graduate of the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN, Mr. Stock received his law degree from the University of Minnesota. In 2000, he received AILA’s Joseph Minsky Award for outstanding accomplishments in immigration law. In addition to his practice, he has also been an Adjunct Professor at Villanova University School of Law.
Business, Consular Practice, Employer Sanctions, General, Medical, Naturalization.
Recent Blog Posts
Responding to the Increase in Child Migrants: We’ve Managed These Crises Before (AILA Leadership Blog, June 19, 2014)
Cities and Counties Stand Up for the Constitution (AILA Leadership Blog, May 30, 2014)
Supreme Court Strikes Down Most State Immigration Laws, Confirms President’s Authority to Decline Deportations (Klasko Law Blog, June 25, 2012).
“Self Deportation"? Inconvenience For Us All Won’t Be Enough (AILA Leadership Blog, February 1, 2012).
21st Century America – or 18th Century Poland? (AILA Leadership Blog, December 17, 2011).
DOL Appeals Body Limits Hospitals in Filing PERM Applications for International Medical Graduates (Klasko Law Blog, December 1, 2011).
Recent Articles Quoting Mr. Stock
Immigration bill could force hard decisions for domestic workers, employers (Newsday, May 26, 2013)
House Measure Launches New Immigration Debate (Wall Street Journal, November 27, 2012)
House Measure Launches New Immigration Debate by Corey Boles (Wall Street Journal, November 27, 2012).