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Special Pre-Conference Sessions for Asylum Conference Attendees

These sessions will be held the week of the virtual conference as a bonus feature for registrants. Zoom information will be provided to conference attendees ahead of the sessions.

New AILA Member Benefit: Long Term Care Global

With 35+ years of Long Term Care insurance experience, LTC Global will save you time and money on your Long Term Care Insurance quote. We don't just offer one solution. We offer multiple carriers to help you best meet your individual needs and budget. Learn more today.
AILA Doc. No. 20092133

Last Chance to Register for Our Seminar on Obtaining a More Secure Status for DACA and TPS Holders

Friday's seminar, DACA and TPS Under Attack: Using Employment-Based Strategies to Obtain a More Secure Status, will focus on developing strategies with employers to sponsor employees with DACA, TPS, or other non-traditional statuses. Member price $59. Registration closes Thursday at 11:59 pm (ET).

OnDemand CLE: Trends in PERM and BALCA Cases

This downloadable CLE seminar recording provides the latest updates on recent trends in PERM processing, audits, and BALCA cases, as well as expert strategies for preparing PERM applications and responding to audits. Earn CLE and boost your practice at your convenience — order today!

Registration Now Available for October 8 and 16 Virtual BOG Meetings

Registration is available for members who wish to attend one or both of the upcoming October 8 and 16 BOG meetings. The October 8 meeting will focus on the dues restructuring proposal and the October 16 meeting will focus on the 2021 Annual Plan. Questions? Contact

Take Action Now: Preserve the Right to a Fair Appeal in Immigration Court

Many AILA members know how important the BIA appeals process is to correcting faulty decisions by immigration judges. EOIR's new proposed rule would transform that process into one that prioritizes deportations over due process. Use our template to submit a comment today. Comment deadline is 9/25.

Learn More: 2020 AILA Athletics, Culture, Entertainment, and Science (ACES) Virtual Conference

This advanced-level CLE conference expands beyond arts and entertainment to include panels focused on athletics, science, and business. Experienced panelists explore immigration issues routinely faced in these practice areas.

Take Advantage of the Education Even If You Missed the Annual Conference

This year’s Annual Conference may be over, but you can still receive the educational materials provided during the conference. Download and listen to the full set of the recordings or purchase the handbooks to read at your leisure.

New American Economy Seeking Immigrant Stories in Swing States

New American Economy is seeking immigrants in swing states who would like to publish opinion pieces or short essays about how immigration policy will impact their families and communities in the coming years, particularly in MI, OH, WI, PA, CO, VA, NC, GA, AZ, FL, and TX.

Attend the Upcoming AILA Virtual Asylum Conference and Maximize Your Savings

Don’t miss our upcoming virtual asylum conference on September 30. Take advantage of our savings on asylum resources today.

AILA Events Coming This Week

Stay on top of upcoming AILA events this week, including web seminars on defenses to denaturalization and DACA and TPS; free video roundtables on affordable federal litigation strategies and your AILA membership benefits; and the September Global Migration Section call.

Resources on ICE Detention During COVID-19

AILA has created resources related to ICE’s handling of detention during COVID-19, including a free recording eligible for CLE on parole and a just-added webinar on seeking release for detained clients.

ICYMI — The Week of September 14 in Review

In case you missed it, AILA provides a list of new, substantive documents posted to during the week of September 14, 2020, as well as the top immigration news stories of the week. This page is updated every Friday.

Article: Immigrant Advocates Condemn ICE Activity in Kitsap as Racial Profiling

Kitsap Sun reports on local ICE activity and concerns about the expansion of expedited removal. Regarding the latter, AILA Washington Chapter Advocacy Chair Steven Miller said, "It's a huge issue, and the (U.S.) Supreme Court has never really defined where the limits are."
AILA Doc. No. 19092561

Article: America's Shifting Asylum Policies Explained

Voice of America reports on the asylum rule the Supreme Court has allowed the government to begin implementing. AILA Executive Director Ben Johnson said, "This rule denies people a meaningful chance to seek asylum, putting the lives of asylum seekers back in the hands of their persecutors."
AILA Doc. No. 19092562

Featured Issue: SSA No-Match Letters

Members should be mindful that SSA no-match letters can potentially lead to issues related to immigration enforcement and I-9 compliance. Learn more with AILA's resources on employer compliance and enforcement.
AILA Doc. No. 19101009

Give Your Paralegals the Resources They Need to Thrive

We don't have to tell you that paralegals play an essential role in your practice's success. AILA has the resources to get your staff up to speed and keep their skills sharp.

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the INA

AILA celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Immigration & Nationality Act with 15% off the 2015 edition of the INA. Enter INA50ANN during checkout on AILA Agora. This offer excludes previous/existing orders. Cannot be combined with other offers. Expires October 13, 2015.