AILA Announcements

Roadblocks to Refuge: The Latest Developments on Barriers to Asylum

Asylum seekers are facing unprecedented attacks on their ability to seek protection—at the border, in detention centers, and in immigration courts. Join the Immigration Justice Campaign on May 2 for a look at the latest policy developments curtailing the right to seek refuge here.

Streamline Your Practice and Focus on What Matters

AILA's Immigration Practice Toolbox will help you save time on routine matters so you can focus on your clients. It includes customizable questionnaires and checklists on consular processing, family-based immigration, waivers, removal defense, and more. Get this time-saving resource today!

Catch the Recordings of Recent Conferences and Seminars

Need CLE credit? You can download recordings from recent seminars and CLE credit is available for many of them. Recent additions include seminars on E-1/E-2 visas challenges, the phasing out of InfoPass, and how to plan for unpredictable priority dates.
AILA Doc. No. 15051199

Get New Insights into the Complicated World of Visas for Investors

Immigration Options for Investors & Entrepreneurs is a comprehensive guide to visa options for foreign investors. The new edition covers visas for entrepreneurs, working with regional centers, the historical and legal underpinnings of investment-related immigration, and more. Preorder today!

All AILA Websites and Listserves Offline This Weekend

All AILA websites, as well as all AILA listserves, will be offline starting at 3:00 am (ET) on Saturday, April 27, for approximately 24 hours.
AILA Doc. No. 19042299

A Helpful Guide to Immigration Law for Paralegals

AILA's Guide to Immigration Law for Paralegals is perfect for any paralegal who needs to get up to speed. It serves as a daily reference on the basics of immigration law and procedure and provides explanations of the paralegal's role in supporting a supervising attorney. Order it today!

An Immigration Law Guide for Your Office Staff

Essentials of Immigration Law covers everything from the passage of the first immigration laws, to the ones currently on the books. It also includes glossaries of terms and acronyms, a list of immigrant and nonimmigrant visas, and more. A perfect primer for office staff — order today!

Get Updates on Status of MAVNI Litigation

Join AILA for a MAVNI litigation update call tomorrow April 25. Guest speakers, including attorneys from Fried Frank and AILA members working with MAVNIs, will outline Nio, Kirwa, and Calixto, and discuss how immigration attorneys may continue to assist MAVNIs.

ICYMI: There’s Still Time to Take Survey on Product Pricing

As part of our efforts to deliver stellar service, increase member satisfaction, and help you win cases, we are reviewing the pricing of our products and services. Take our comprehensive pricing survey to have your voice heard. You have until April 23 to complete the survey.

Working Effectively with the National Visa Center

During our May 7 seminar, Best Practices for Interacting with the National Visa Center (NVC), panelists will offer advice on communicating with the NVC. You'll get pointers for using the new electronic document collection system, responding to requests, submitting evidence, and more. Register now!

Your Opinion Matters!

Over the next several weeks, AILA will be conducting in-depth surveys about Kurzban’s, pricing of AILA’s products and services, and resources for winning cases. Helping us continue to deliver the services you need to succeed by taking the time to complete these surveys.

Don't Miss the Early-Bird Rate for the Global Immigration Forum!

Early-bird for the 2019 Global Immigration Forum will end May 6. Register for this two-day event taking place in Orlando, FL, June 17–18. Learn the hottest issues in global migration and network with consular officers and fellow attorneys in formal and informal sessions.

Call for Papers: AILA Law Journal, Fall 2019 Edition

The AILA Law Journal seeks articles on current and pragmatic topics related to the rapidly changing immigration law landscape for the fall 2019 edition of the journal. The deadline for submissions is June 1, 2019.

What’s Happening!

Have news you want to share with the AILA community? It might 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.
AILA Doc. No. 15071005

New Resources for Immigration Paralegals

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.

Sign Up to Be Referred to Detainees in Need of Representation

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!

Upcoming Web and Audio Seminars

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!

Member Benefit: Free This Month on Agora

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 Doc. No. 16061690

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.

The New Thinks Like You

Learn about the new features of AILA’s website.