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AILA Doc. No. 17101761 | Dated April 16, 2021
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AILA’s National Day of Action (NDA) is going virtual in 2021! On Thursday, April 22, hundreds of AILA members will join together from their home states and advocate to:
Registration for AILA’s Virtual National Day of Action has closed, however, you can help advance AILA’s priorities today. Learn more about our current campaigns below.
Join AILA on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to amplify key changes that USCIS should make to improve its customer service. Every Wednesday at 10:00 am (ET) through mid-April, AILA will engage in a conversation to raise awareness for the need for these changes. We hope you will join the conversation by sharing your own experiences.
To learn more about AILA’s recommendations to USCIS, see:
America needs just and efficient immigration courts to ensure due process and the success of the entire immigration system. Take action and urge your member of Congress to make immediate reforms to guarantee judicial independence, fairness, and consistency in decision-making. To learn more about AILA’s recommendations to reform our immigration courts, see:
Many of the 14,000 people currently in immigration detention don't meet ICE's new stated priorities for enforcement and removal or should have been initially considered for discretionary release. ICE must proactively conduct a full custody review of those in detention with the presumption of release.
AILA supports the passage of the Dignity for Detained Immigrants Act introduced by Representatives Pramila Jayapal (D-WA-07) and Adam Smith (D-WA-09) and Senator Booker (D-NJ). If passed, it would phase out the use of private detention facilities, promote community-based alternatives to detention, and end solitary confinement in immigration detention.
To learn more about AILA’s efforts to reduce and phase out the use of immigration detention read:
On Thursday, March 18, the American Dream and Promise Act (H.R. 6) and the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, FWMA, (H.R. 1603) passed the U.S. House of Representatives with bipartisan support. Now the Senate must act and bring these bills up for a vote.
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