AILA Announcements

Stay Up to Speed on the Changing World of Asylum Practice

Author Dree Collopy has updated AILA's Asylum Primer, and it's packed with the latest guidance on PSGs, affirmative and defensive asylum, new case law, and more. When you preorder the highly anticipated new edition, you'll be invited to an exclusive roundtable with the author in November.

Get the Perfect Starter Kit of Immigration Practice Pointers

This downloadable publication is a compendium of original articles offering cutting-edge analyses of a broad range of advanced topics in a clear and concise format. Written by recognized leaders in immigration law, these practice advisories provide how-to advice and expert analysis.

Don't Miss Next Week's Seminar on Recent Border Changes

The Biden Administration has ushered in changes to longstanding policies, including humanitarian and family reunification parole programs, TPS redesignations and extensions, and more. On Tuesday, October 3, panelists will provide an overview and lead a discussion. Register now.

An Online Legal Research Database Designed for Immigration Attorneys

AILALink is an online research database created and designed specifically for legal professionals who need quick access to reliable and up-to-date immigration law information and guidance. To sign up for a FREE 30-DAY TRIAL of AILALink, please e-mail

Discover the Essential Physician Immigration Handbook

This is your go-to guide for successfully navigating the complex world of physician immigration. Packed with expert insights and up-to-date information, this comprehensive resource empowers you to streamline the process, get the answers you need, and achieve successful outcomes. Get your copy today.

Take Action: Congress Must Grant Permanent Protection to Dreamers NOW

On September 13, Judge Hanen ruled against DACA and called to terminate the program, again. Now, the future of DACA returns to the hands of the Fifth Circuit. We know that the only way to provide permanent protection is for Congress to act NOW. Take action today.

Best Practices for Working with Hispanic Immigration Clients

National Hispanic Heritage Month honors the diverse history of generations of people of Hispanic and Latin American heritage whose aspirations and achievements have shaped America. Join the Hispanic/Latin American Interest Group for a free roundtable on 10/11/23 about how to support this community.

Strategies for Establishing and Managing Corporate Immigration Programs

Have you taken a step back to look at the big picture for your corporate clients? On 10/5/23, our expert panel will provide guidance to attorneys whose clients are establishing their U.S. immigration programs, navigating changes in corporate structures, and auditing clients’ policies and procedures.

Take Action: Urge Congress to Cosponsor the Asylum Seekers Work Authorization Act of 2023

Urge Congress to improve access to employment authorization for asylum seekers while strengthening our immigration system and economy by co-sponsoring the Asylum Seeker Work Authorization Act today! Use AILA’s easy form to take action today.

Perfect Your Practice with AILA’s Practice Management Workshop

Learn from preeminent immigration practice entrepreneur Bob Meltzer and AILA’s Practice and Professionalism Center at our upcoming in-person workshop in San Francisco on October 27-28. Previous workshops have filled up fast, so lock in your spot to start building a more profitable practice now!

Solutions for “Stuck” Employment-based Cases in 2023

Post-COVID instances of cases falling into black holes continue to persist. What resources are available and what strategies are most effective for “unsticking” these cases? During our 11/16/23 seminar, expert speakers will discuss how to rescue cases from the abyss and get them back on track.

Permanent Residence for E-1/E-2 Treaty Traders and Investors: Thinking Outside the Box

Join our industry experts on 10/17/23 for an advanced, fast-paced panel as they offer different strategies and customized approaches to decipher the myths and help attorneys discover how E-1/E-2 clients can obtain U.S. permanent residence and eventually realize the American dream: U.S. citizenship.

The Biden Administration’s Changes in Humanitarian, Removal, and Family Immigration: “Where Are We Now?”

The Biden Administration has ushered in changes to longstanding humanitarian, removal, and family immigration policies, and has instituted a host of new programs. During our 10/3/23 seminar, panelists will provide an overview of these major developments and recent executive branch updates.

Registration Is Now Open for the 36th Annual AILA California Chapters Conference

Join AILA National and the AILA California chapters in San Francisco this October for a three-day conference covering developments in humanitarian parole, trends in employment-based visas, and hot topics across all areas of immigration law. Book your hotel room and register for the conference today!

Attorney Sign-Up - Low Bono Referrals for Afghan Clients

Expand access to representation for Afghans resettling in the United States and sign up for AILA’s Low Bono Referral List. On a rolling basis, AILA continues to collect the information of AILA members willing to provide immigration representation to resettling Afghans at a reduced or low bono rate.