AILA Announcements

Free Roundtable: HR Professionals Answer Your Burning Questions as an Employer

Are there aspects of being an employer that you could use some guidance on? Join us on November 17 for a free Q&A with small business HR professionals and employment specialists. Topics will include the records and insurance to maintain, what to ask and avoid in interviews, more. Register now!

Join AILA’s 75th Anniversary Celebration

AILA is 75 and this milestone presents the opportunity for us all to celebrate our shared history and community. Discover the latest ways we are celebrating, how to get involved on social media, and more on our 75th anniversary website.

Join Evacuate Our Allies for Virtual Congressional Advocacy Days

The Evacuate Our Allies Coalition invites AILA members to virtual congressional advocacy days on November 9 and November 10 to demand that Congress pass the Afghan Adjustment Act and other asks related to the continued evacuation and resettlement of at-risk Afghan allies. RSVP by October 25.

Take Action: Demand a Clear System of Release from Immigration Detention

Over 22,000 people are currently being held in detention by ICE. Many are eligible for release or have factors supporting discretionary release. Join the Immigration Justice Campaign in asking ICE and DHS to create a clear and transparent system of release from immigration detention.

Take Action: Get Immigration Reform Done on Reconciliation

Speaker Pelosi has set October 31 as the new deadline to pass the bipartisan infrastructure package and reconciliation. Keep up the energy and pressure - continue to reach out to members of Congress to demand that they deliver for immigrant workers and families in the reconciliation package.

ABA Invites AILA Members to Ombuds Day 2021

Conflict is inevitable. Ombuds/ombudsman can help you handle conflict effectively. The ABA’s Ombuds Day 2021 panelists discuss how ombuds/ombudsman provide a unique resource for addressing conflict—no matter the setting or type.

Help Us Serve You Better by Updating Your Demographics in MyAILA

As part of our commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity among our membership, as set out by the Annual Plan, we are on a mission to have ALL members update their demographic information.

Register Today for This APA Litigation Seminar

When your client has run out of administrative appeals and a circuit court appeal isn’t available, how can you keep fighting for the case? Join our experts at this intermediate seminar on September 9 to explore when and how to litigate a denial, how to draft an APA complaint and more. Register now!

Help Afghans Find You Online

If you want to help Afghan refugees, sign up for AILA’s Lawyer Referral Search and add the new category Afghan Assistance to your profile today.

Help Formulate a Future Program Specific for Immigration Paralegals

Over the past several months, AILA has been developing a new program for immigration paralegals — the AILA Immigration Paralegal Affiliates. Please help us by providing feedback.

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.