AILA Correspondence

AILA Requests Clarity from USCIS on Afghanistan Evacuation Policies

8/21/2021
On 8/20/21, in light of the escalating humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, AILA sent a letter to USCIS with recommendations regarding USCIS policy and procedures relating to the Afghanistan evacuation and seeking clarifying information regarding humanitarian parole adjudications.
AILA Doc. No. 21082391

AILA Statement to the House Judiciary Committee on the Southern Border

2/1/2023
In advance of a February 1, 2023, hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on the border, AILA submitted this statement advising on how to meaningfully manage the southern border through an all-government approach.
AILA Doc. No. 23013131

AILA and Partners Send Letter Urging Human Rights, Humanitarian Protection, and Access to Asylum to Be Center of Upcoming North American Leaders’ Summit

1/9/2023
AILA and partners sent a letter to U.S., Canadian, and Mexican Administrations urging them to center human rights, humanitarian protection, and access to asylum for individuals fleeing persecution in discussions regarding regional migration at the upcoming North American Leaders’ Summit.
AILA Doc. No. 23012503

AILA and Partners Send Letter to USCIS on Stakeholder Engagement with IPO

1/18/2023
AILA and partners sent a letter to USCIS requesting that IPO resume regular engagement with critical stakeholders regarding the implementation of the RIA. The past engagements have helped avoid the need to litigate issues that could be easily discussed prior to a policy announcement.
AILA Doc. No. 23012000

AILA and Partners Send Letter to President Biden on Deportations to Haiti

1/12/2023
AILA and partners sent a letter to President Biden urging the U.S. to stop all deportations to Haiti due to the deadly conditions in Haiti, particularly impacting those individuals who are ineligible for TPS, including those with past criminal convictions or criminal charges.
AILA Doc. No. 23011905

AILA’s Asylum & Refugee National Committee Requests a Meeting on I-730 Adjudications

1/18/2023
The AILA Asylum & Refugee National Committee sent a letter to USCIS requesting a meeting on I-730 adjudications to discuss issues and recommendations and to provide questions.
AILA Doc. No. 23011901

AILA Sends Letter to President Biden Regarding the Proposed New Transit Ban

1/17/2023
AILA sent a letter to President Biden expressing concerns in response to an announcement that the Administration would issue a notice of proposed rulemaking that would include a transit ban.
AILA Doc. No. 23011800