Bernie Wolfsdorf Installed as New President of AILA

Wednesday, June 3, 2009
George Tzamaras

LAS VEGAS, NV - The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) today announced Bernard Wolfsdorf as its new National President for the 2009-2010 term. He was installed as President during sessions of the association’s 53rd Annual Conference in Las Vegas, NV. During his installation speech, Wolfsdorf urged President Obama and Congress to work together to fix the nation’s broken immigration system and asked AILA membership to strive to pass comprehensive immigration reform this year.

Wolfsdorf is the founding partner of the Wolfsdorf Immigration Law Group, one of the largest immigration firms in the United States with offices in Santa Monica and New York. He is a California state bar certified specialist in immigration and nationality law and is listed in Martindale Hubbell’s Pre-eminent Specialist Directory with the highest possible rating in ethics and competence. Recently, Human Resource Executive Magazine named Wolfsdorf one of the Nation's top 10 Most Powerful Immigration Employment Attorneys”.

Wolfsdorf is featured in The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, California Super Lawyers, and the International Who’s Who of Business Immigration Lawyers. His firm figures prominently among the top immigration firms in the nation, with three nominees among the International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers. "The firm is increasingly considered ‘[a] force to be reckoned with,’ on a national scale." —Chambers Global.

Wolfsdorf has been featured in many articles by major news publications, including the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Daily Journal, the Orange County Register, New York Times, and USA Today. He is a featured guest for radio and television news programs and has been interviewed regularly by CNN.


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. 09060510.