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Annual Awards

We are proud to be an association of the nation's finest immigration attorneys, and it is our distinct pleasure to recognize and celebrate at the 2017 Annual Awards Ceremony the individuals and organizations who have achieved excellence in immigration over the past year. Awards are given in up to 10 categories for exceptional work in immigration.

The categories are:

  • Mentoring
  • Advocacy
  • AILA Service
  • Law Practice
  • Litigation
  • Young Lawyer Recognition
  • Pro Bono Service
  • Human Rights
  • Teaching
  • Media and congressional leadership

In addition, the AILA Founders Award is given from time to time to the person or entity having the most substantial impact on the field of immigration law or policy in the preceding period.

The AILA Annual Awards provide a wonderful opportunity to extend a prestigious honor to selected members and/or others to acknowledge their accomplishments. Awards will be presented during the AILA Annual Conference on Saturday, June 24, 2017. This year's conference is being held in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The deadline for nominations for the 2017 Annual Awards is Friday, March 10, 2017. Please use this submission form to make your nominations.

Should you have any questions, please contact LaJuan Campbell at lcampbell@aila.org.