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Public Charge Changes at USCIS, DOJ, and DOS

6/11/2019
Resources related to the Trump administration’s proposed or enacted changes to how it handles the public charge ground of inadmissibility to define the term "public charge" and change the types of benefits that are considered in public charge inadmissibility determinations.
AILA Doc. No. 19050634

Featured Issue: Border Processing and Asylum

6/17/2019
This featured issue page provides updates, analysis, and other resources on the Migrant Protection Protocols program, the turnback of asylum seekers at ports of entry, prosecution of asylum seekers under zero tolerance, separation of families, and the increased use of detention on asylum seekers.
AILA Doc. No. 19032731

Featured Issue: Changes in USCIS Policy Under the Trump Administration

5/17/2019
Dramatic changes in USCIS policy under the Trump administration have undermined the legal immigration system that the agency was created to facilitate. This page provides analysis, media coverage, and other resources that bring the nature and destructive impacts of these changes into relief.
AILA Doc. No. 19022633

Featured Issue: Conditions in CBP Custody

5/20/2019
Resources related to conditions while in CBP custody and recent migrant deaths while in CBP custody.
AILA Doc. No. 18122608

Featured Issue: Denaturalization Efforts by USCIS

5/20/2019
The Trump administration announced the opening of an office to focus on identifying immigrants who are suspected of cheating to get their green cards or citizenship and will seek to denaturalize these individuals. Watch this page for updates and resources from AILA.
AILA Doc. No. 18072705

Featured Issue: Immigration Courts

6/12/2019
The Trump administration’s policies, including the imposition of numerical quotes on immigration judges (IJs), continue to undermine the independence of IJs and weaken due process. This featured issue page provides updates, analysis, and other resources on the current state of immigration courts.
AILA Doc. No. 13040204

Featured Issue: Detainers

3/7/2018
Updates and resources related to detainers, including AILA press statements, reports, and testimonies.
AILA Doc. No. 11113063

Featured Issue: Protecting Dreamers and TPS Recipients

6/3/2019
Resources on legislative efforts to protect Dreamers and TPS recipients.
AILA Doc. No. 17072035

Featured Issue: FY2018 Appropriations

4/19/2018
Resources on the House DHS funding bill for FY2018 that seeks to dramatically increase immigration enforcement and border security, including ways you can push back on this bill.
AILA Doc. No. 17071835

White House Principles on Immigration

2/1/2018
AILA provides resources on the immigration principles and policies released by the White House on 10/8/17, including information on border security, interior enforcement, and the creation of a "merit-based" immigration system.
AILA Doc. No. 17101000

Featured Issue: Texas Senate Bill 4

9/25/2017
On 5/7/17, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law Senate Bill 4, effective 9/1/17. The bill provides civil and criminal penalties for localities and law enforcement agencies and university police departments in Texas who have or implement new policies that build trust with immigrant communities.
AILA Doc. No. 17050837

Featured Issue: Congressional Efforts to Curb Legal Immigration

9/21/2017
Resources on legislative efforts to reduce or eliminate legal immigration levels to the United States.
AILA Doc. No. 17080342

Featured Issue: Legislative Efforts to Lower CBP Hiring Standards

6/9/2017
Congress is considering two bills that would weaken screening procedures for Custom and Border Protection (CBP) officers and agents by waiving the polygraph requirement for certain applicants. Learn more about these bills and join AILA in pushing back on these efforts.
AILA Doc. No. 17060632

Featured Issue: House Immigration “Enforcement-Only” Bills

6/9/2017
On 5/18/17, the House Judiciary Committee will consider a series of bills that would implement President’s Trump mass deportation plan. Learn how you can join AILA and its partners to push back on this effort.
AILA Doc. No. 17051737

Featured Issue: Border

1/24/2017
In recent years, increasing amounts of money have been poured into the protection of the border region—the necessity of these escalating costs is questionable, especially when considering that apprehensions at the border are at their lowest in 40 years.
AILA Doc. No. 12032166

Featured Issue: Arizona Senate Bill 1070

9/20/2016
Resources related to Arizona’s 2010 Senate Bill 1070.
AILA Doc. No. 16092034

Executive Action: Buy American and Hire American

10/24/2017
Documents related to H-1Bs and Executive Order 13788, Buy American and Hire American.
AILA Doc. No. 17052537

Resources on the Travel and Refugee Bans

9/21/2018
Documents related to the two Executive Orders, as well as the Presidential Proclamation, related to the travel bans.
AILA Doc. No. 17052501

Resources for Responding to Large-Scale Enforcement Actions and Raids

4/6/2018
This page includes a variety of resources to assist members in responding to large-scale enforcement actions and raids, and representing individual clients who were subjected to a raid.
AILA Doc. No. 17031533

Executive Actions Issued on Crime and Public Safety

3/6/2017
Documents relating to the Executive Order signed on February 9, 2017, relating to crime and public safety.
AILA Doc. No. 17030606

Removal Defense Resources Roadmap

2/15/2017
Removal defense resources for members new to removal defense and for members who need a refresher or wish to expand their existing skills.
AILA Doc. No. 17010502

Litigation Resources Roadmap

2/15/2017
Litigation resources for members new to litigation and for members who need a refresher or wish to expand their existing skills.
AILA Doc. No. 17010501