Educational Program

2019 AILA Annual Conference on Immigration Law

June 19-22, 2019 | Orlando, FL | Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

This June, engage in the magic of the AILA community at the 2019 AILA Annual Conference (AC19) in Orlando! AC19 is where the largest gathering of immigration attorneys in the country come together to exchange strategies, solutions, and resources over four days of learning and nearly 150 sessions and special events. AC19 will provide the support and training needed for success in the year ahead, no matter what you specialize in or your level of experience.

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Take Advantage of These Great Learning Opportunities

  • NEW for 2019! AILA Experts Bar - Get expert help from AC speakers to win your cases!
  • Get late-breaking information from the AILA National Officers at the Hot Topics Strategy Session
  • Develop your skills in the comprehensive Fundamentals Track
  • Can't make it to Orlando? Register for the Fundamentals Removal Track Webcast taking place on Saturday, June 22
  • Gain insight into the administration's policies at the Government and Liaison Committee Open Forums
  • Acquire new tactics in sessions such as Congressional Advocacy for Your Clients
  • Learn tips to convince your clients to litigate in Motivating Business Clients with Problem Cases to Litigate
  • Get engaged and ignited by attending the AILA Inspires Series
  • Come to the Fearless Lawyer Lounge on Thursday, presented by the Immigration Justice Campaign

Don't Miss These Featured Sessions and Tracks!

  • Business:
    • Unlawful and Unreasonable Policies at USCIS and DOS: Parts I and II
    • RFEs and NOIDS: Templates vs. Special Unicorns
    • Risky Business: Ethics and Risk Management in the Current Climate (Ethics CLE)
    • Labor Condition Applications: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You
  • Family:
    • Travel Ban: Which Countries, Which Types of Visas, and Waivers
    • RFE, NOID, and NOIR Strategies
    • Identifying and Ethically Handling Fraud in Marriage Cases (Ethics CLE)
    • VAWA/U Visa Mini-Track: Part II-Updates from VSC and the Field
    • Improving Your Client and Staff Relationships Through Diversity Training (Diversity CLE)
  • Due Process:
    • Filing a Petition for Review and Beyond: Battle in Circuit Court
    • Don't Let It Go: Contesting NTAs
    • Now That You Have Won: Make the Government Pay!
    • Representing Vulnerable Populations
    • Filing a Mandamus Against the Consulate
  • Special Sessions:
    • Marijuana and Immigration: Are We Paranoid?
    • Everyone Makes Mistakes: How to Ethically Mitigate Your Liability (Ethics CLE)
    • Law Practice Management Under the New Normal
    • How to Increase Your Efficiency