Register for AILA’s National Day of Action (NDA) on April 11, 2019, to meet with members of Congress and share how the administration’s immigration policy changes are harming American families, businesses, and communities.
Registration is now open for the 2019 AILA Fall CLE Conference, on September 13 in Park City, UT. This year's conference will feature a Worksite Compliance and Enforcement Track, as well as a Removal Skills Track, cosponsored by the Immigration Justice Campaign. Register by August 13 to save $100!
Have you cast your ballot for AILA's 2019 National Officers and Directors? Voting closes tomorrow, June 20, at 3:30 pm (ET). All AILA attorney members in good standing may vote. Learn more about the candidates and cast your ballot today!
If you can't make it to Annual Conference, tune into Facebook Live for our Hot Topics Strategy Session at 10:00 am (ET) on Thursday, June 20, during which our national officers will discuss the latest immigration news and policies.
Fastcase 7 is now live! To help you make the transition, Fastcase is hosting a free webinar (non-CLE credit) today at 2:00 pm (ET), and every Monday through August. The webinar will provide a guided tour of Fastcase 7 explaining how to use the system and highlighting new tools and featured content.
Planning has already started for the 2020 AILA Annual Conference! The Conference planning committee needs your suggestions for topics, speakers, and preferred formats to ensure that the quality of next year’s event continues AILA's long tradition of excellence. Submit by July 22, 2019.
The Waivers Book features a detailed overview of the wide variety of available immigration waivers, as well as practical advice related to adjustment of status, cancellation of removal, U visas, health-related waivers, and more. Get the waivers support you need — order your copy today!
Our downloadable seminar recordings allow you to delve into various immigration law topics and earn CLE credit at the time and place most convenient to you. They cover everything from broad overviews of practice areas to updates on evolving issues and advanced discussions of specialty topics.
On 10/10/18, DHS published a proposed rule related to public charge. Since then, there have been a lot of questions about current adjudications of Form I-864, Affidavit of Support. Check out this page to make sure that you have the resources to stay on top of the changing environment.
Business Immigration: Law & Practice provides clear explanations of employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visa programs, with an emphasis on practical solutions for clients. Get expert guidance and creative strategies for addressing even the most complex business immigration issues.
Join us on July 25 for our web seminar, Buttoning Up: A Compliance Check-In, for a review of big-picture compliance issues and practical compliance pointers. Panelists will cover a range of topics, including the public access file, tracking F-1 STEM OPT, and I-9 compliance processes. Register today!
Join us for our August 6 seminar, The Journey from an E-2 Visa to an EB-5 Green Card: A Fast Track. Our expert panel will discuss the careful planning and detailed strategy required for E-2 investors to properly structure their respective businesses to transition the visa into an EB-5 green card.
We've added a new session to the 2019 AILA Annual Conference. Join representatives from DOL's Office of Foreign Labor Certification on Thursday, June 20, for a walk-through of the Foreign Labor Application Gateway (FLAG) System. DOL representatives will also receive and address stakeholder feedback.
Just this week, advocates called on the government to address the systemic failure to provide appropriate medical services in an immigration detention center in Aurora, Colorado. Urge Congress to demand accountability and urge consideration of alternatives to detention.
Join us for our July 18 seminar, 2019 DACA Update: Where Are We Now and What Can We Expect?, to get tips for screening DACA clients for other forms of relief and best practices for DACA clients seeking alternative relief with an outstanding removal order. Special $59 member pricing. Register today!
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!
Members should be mindful that SSA no-match letters can potentially lead to issues related to immigration enforcement and I-9 compliance. Learn more at AILA’s 2019 Annual Conference and read a free article on trends in I-9 audits, to be included in the 2019 Immigration Practice Pointers.
You asked. We listened. The first-ever Athletics, Culture, Entertainment, and Science (ACES) Immigration Conference will take place on August 2 in Hollywood, CA. Learn strategies for addressing the immigration-related issues routinely faced in these practice areas. Register by July 10 to save $100.
Join us on July 30 for our members-only seminar, The Notorious I-864: No Longer a Shield Against "Public Charge." Panelists will discuss how current public charge inadmissibility rules are being applied, as well as what to expect if DHS's proposed public charge rule takes effect. Register today!
Join us for our July 9 seminar, Foreign Students Not Picked in the H-1B Lottery: Options and Strategies. Panelists will discuss options for students who weren't chosen and strategies for staying in status while awaiting results. They will also address advising students for the next H-1B cap season.
Coming mid-June 2019, the new edition of Immigration Options for Investors & Entrepreneurs is a comprehensive guide that provides analysis, strategies, and practice tips. Plus: check out a preview of an abbreviated version of an article on USCIS denials of petitions filed by investors.
We offer full and partial tuition assistance for AILA National online courses, including our Fundamentals, PERM, and Paralegals courses, based on need and availability. Learn more about the eligibility requirements and complete the application by July 15, 2019.
RAICES established a Legal Defense Fund for Released and Reunified Families to provide stipends to pay for attorney’s fees on behalf of formerly separated families. RAICES is looking for AILA members nationwide who are interested in representing these clients. Learn more about the stipends.
Need CLE credit? You can download recordings from recent seminars and CLE credit is available for many of them. Recent additions include recordings on best practices for interacting with the NVC, guidance on the CSPA, and options for clients with a prior removal order picked up by ICE.
Have news you want to share with the AILA community? It could be a professional announcement, an award you’ve won, or news of a wedding or a new addition to your family. Send a 500– to 700-character blurb to AILA today. Then check back to this page to see updates from your fellow members.
Grow your removal defense practice in 2019 and add your name to a list of immigration attorneys to be circulated to detention facilities in your region. Sign up through AILALawyer today to expand your outreach to potential paying clients and increase access to counsel in the new year!
AILA's free items for members for this month are now available. AILA is providing a list of the top ten resources from 2018, that are free to members. Happy holidays and download these resources today.
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.