Join us on December 7, 2018, at AILA National for the 2018 AILA PERM Conference and Webcast! The conference will provide updates on the latest PERM trends, so you can handle applications confidently. A hotel block has been reserved, so reserve your room to take advantage of AILA room rates today!
Our Immigration Practice Essentials Combo includes the 2018 editions of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) and Immigration Regulations (CFR), as well as Kurzban’s Immigration Law Sourcebook. Order these vital immigration law references today!
You can still register for the Fall CLE Conference in London on October 5, 2018. We’ll cover pressing issues in consular practice and global migration, as well as how U.S. immigration law fits into the global picture. Learn from legal experts, network, visit consulates, and more. Register today!
The Immigration Justice Campaign is sponsoring a one-day removal defense skills workshop where expert faculty will provide practical tips and guidance, and offer individual feedback on mock bond and master calendar hearings. Fee is only $75 and TX/OK/NM CLE credits. Space is limited.
With litigation becoming a critical part of an immigration attorney’s arsenal, AILA’s Immigration Litigation Toolbox is the reference you need. It takes you through the most common flow of a case, from immigration court to the Supreme Court, and includes sample pleadings, motions, and more.
Learn best practices for responding to H-1B RFEs and how to avoid them in the first place during our October 16, 2018, seminar, H-1B RFEs and Denials: Our New Reality. We’ll also discuss managing client expectations, structuring fees, options for challenging denials, and more. Register today!
Don’t miss the October 1, 2018, hotel cutoff and early-bird registration deadline for the AILA & IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum! Hear from keynote speakers Sarah Kendall of USCIS and Charles Oppenheim of DOS, get updates on visa backlogs and adjudication trends, and network with EB-5 industry leaders.
Business Immigration: Law & Practice is our authoritative business immigration reference, with thorough yet understandable explanations on common issues like H-1Bs, L-1s, and labor certifications, as well as less common ones, like J-1s and H-3s. Make sure you have a reference you can trust!
The affidavit of support can be tricky even for experienced practitioners. Affidavits of Support: A Practitioner’s Guide, by Charles Wheeler of CLINIC, demystifies the affidavit of support process, covering a variety of topics on completing the affidavit and associated forms. Order it now!
AILA’s Immigration Practice and Professionalism Toolbox compiles a variety of resources on firm management, marketing, ethical issues, client communications, and more. You’ll find practical advice to help you manage your practice, your staff, and your time. Order this member favorite today!
Our September 26, 2018, seminar, Strategies and Considerations in the Wake of Pereira v. Sessions and Matter of Bermudez-Cota, will provide overviews of both decisions, consideration for raising Pereira-based arguments, and more. Special $49 member pricing – register today!
Register for this late-breaking seminar on Pereira v. Sessions and the subsequent Matter of Bermudez-Cota and their impact on the stop-time rule. Discuss potential due process concerns, challenging the legitimacy of removal proceedings, and more. Special member pricing: $49.
We need AILA members to take action on this petition calling for greater accountability of USCIS so we can deliver it to DHS and the Senate Judiciary Committee at an upcoming USCIS oversight hearing at which USCIS Director Francis Cissna will testify.
Last week, AILA and the American Immigration Council filed a complaint detailing coercive tactics used by government officials against parents who were separated from their children. Support the complaint by sharing it on social media.
Essentials of Immigration Law provides an overview of everything immigration, from the passage of the first immigration laws to the current state of affairs. It also features glossaries of terms and acronyms, a list of immigrant and nonimmigrant visas, and more. Order for your classes!
The American Immigration Council is hiring for the positions of Staff Attorney and FOIA Staff Attorney. Learn more about the job responsibilities and requirements as well as the benefits of working with the Council’s dynamic and collaborative team, and submit your cover letter and resume today!
The American Bar Association (ABA) is conducting a focus group study for women of color who have JDs and who have been out of law school for at least 15 years to assess and help identify factors that fostered or impeded their success in the legal profession.
AILA members are encouraged to join AILA’s nationwide campaign to ensure lawmakers hold USCIS accountable to its service-oriented mission as envisioned by Congress and to protect the integrity and independence of the immigration court system.
In response to USCIS’s updated NTA policy guidance, Anastasia Tonello stated that “this policy erases the ‘Service’ from USCIS and transforms the agency into yet another DHS enforcement tool.” Share AILA’s press statement and Quicktake on social media today.
You may be eligible to have your name placed on a list of AILA lawyers that will be distributed to immigrants being held in detention centers in your area. These are not pro bono lists, but lists of attorneys interested in working with detainees on their removal cases. Learn more!
There has been an outpouring of support for the immigration community. To provide clarity on how you can get involved, here is a variety of different ways you can support the fight against family detention and family separation.
EOIR has announced several policy changes that interfere with an individual’s right to a full and fair hearing by an impartial immigration judge. Help advance AILA’s advocacy efforts by sharing case examples in which immigration judges have denied continuances and/or request for change of venue.
The administration has taken steps to make the immigration court system harsher. Well, we now also know that the government’s changes fly in the face of a Booz, Allen, Hamilton, report, commissioned by the government, which they have had in hand for over a year. Learn more and take action!
AILA released its report, Deconstructing the Invisible Wall, which details the Trump administration’s policies and procedures that are slowing, or even stopping, legal immigration to the United States. Use these graphics to share the report widely on your social media networks.
Keep sharing these graphics that highlight key takeaways from AILA’s Cogs in the Deportation Machine report, which surveys policy changes to immigration enforcement made by the Trump administration. Please share widely as part of our #AILAStandsWithImmigrants campaign.
AILA posted a Think Immigration blog post, as well as other resources, on the reality of the family-based immigration system, and explaining why family-based immigration is a cornerstone of our country’s history that must be protected. Please share widely.
Check out AILA’s upcoming web and audio seminars. Get your CLE requirements from the convenience of your desk. Included with registration, participants in the live seminar will receive a free downloadable recording of the seminar. Topics vary widely, so find a seminar that fits your schedule!
AILA offers recordings of recent web and audio seminars that are available whenever you are! Check out the recordings today and stay current on the trends, topics, and issues that affect your clients and practice. CLE credit is also available for many of these recordings.
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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.