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Featured Issue: Conditions in CBP Custody

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

Featured Issue: Presidential Proclamation Limiting Asylum Seekers

Resources related to President Trump’s administration’s efforts to limit asylum for individuals unless they cross at a port of entry at the southwestern border of the United States as well as information on the Remain in Mexico/Migrant Protection Protocols plan.
AILA Doc. No. 18110945

Featured Issue: Denaturalization Efforts by USCIS

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: End Family Separation and Family Detention

Resources related to the Trump administration’s implementation of a “zero tolerance policy” resulting in the widespread separation of parents and children arriving together at the United States southern border between ports of entry and the ongoing crisis of family detention.
AILA Doc. No. 18062033

Featured Issue: Immigration Courts

The Trump administration’s policies will undermine the independence of immigration judges (IJs) and weaken due process. The changes adopted by DOJ, including steps to impose numerical quotas on IJs and attempts to curtail procedural safeguards, threaten the integrity of immigration courts.
AILA Doc. No. 13040204

Featured Issue: Detainers

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

Featured Issue: Protect Dreamers

Resources on legislative efforts to protect Dreamers, young people who were brought to the country as children and have grown up in the United States, as the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program under the Trump administration is uncertain.
AILA Doc. No. 17072035

Featured Issue: FY2018 Appropriations

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Resources related to Arizona’s 2010 Senate Bill 1070.
AILA Doc. No. 16092034

Executive Action: Buy American and Hire American

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

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

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

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

Executive Actions Issued on the Border and Interior Enforcement

Documents relating to the two Executive Orders signed on January 25, 2017, relating the border and interior enforcement.
AILA Doc. No. 17030634

Removal Defense Resources Roadmap

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

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