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Have a Practice Management or Ethics Question? Talk to Reid and Charity During AC20V
AILA’s resident practice management and ethics advisors are at it again. Whether you need guidance on an ethical dilemma, want to improve your firm’s marketing message, want to move toward a more paperless and virtual practice, or would like to discuss any other business issue, be sure to sign up for a free, 30-minute confidential consultation during the conference. Please sign up below or contact email@example.com for further information.
AILALink Mini Trainings During Break Times
Take advantage of conference break times to see a brief demo of AILALink or just ask a question or two.
Learn how AILALink is the perfect tool that allows you to access the immigration research resources you need, including electronic copies of Kurzban’s and other AILA books, no matter where you’re working. Sign up for a quick Zoom meeting in between conference sessions to see a demo of AILALink or ask any questions you may have.
Zoom login information will be sent in your confirmation email.
Date: Monday, July 20
Date: Tuesday, July 21
Join Fastcase on Monday or Tuesday afternoon in between conference sessions for a brief tour of Fastcase, one of your AILA member benefits, as well as Fastcase Premium, the upgraded version of Fastcase for AILALink subscribers. See what’s new and have your questions answered by the Fastcase Reference Attorneys.
Just click on the link below to join the Zoom meeting room at one of the scheduled times.
Sign Up for AILA’s Virtual Conference Social Events
AILA Virtual Conference Kick-Off Party
Date: Monday, July 20
Time: 8:00 pm-9:30 pm (ET)
Now more than ever the AILA community needs a chance to come together and celebrate! Join the conference kick-off and enjoy entertaining games, activities, and prizes, plus great music to get you in the mood. We’ll make sure you are party ready with an ingredient list and a live demo on how to make fun summer cocktails!
Sign up is required by July 15 to get the cocktail ingredient list and game details in advance.
AILA’s Immigration Trivia Night
Date: Tuesday, July 21
Time: 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (ET)
Are you a trivia wizard? Grab your brainy friends and make new ones too while showing off all you know about immigration and AILA. Participants will be divided into teams and prizes will be awarded to the winning teams.
Sign up by Thursday, July 16 as space is limited.
AILA's Virtual Talent Show
Date: Thursday, July 23
Time: 8:00 - 9:00 pm (ET)
Do you have a talent you’d like to share with fellow attendees? Now is the perfect time to show us your skills! Get ready to watch a night full of entertainment and surprises! There will be a prize given to the winner/s. To be considered for entry, please sign up below and send an audition tape to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 8 as space is limited. We will filter and select participants.
American Immigration Council Events
American Heritage Awards (AHA)
The American Heritage Awards is a FREE live-stream event open to the entire AILA community. Join us for the same inspiring and thought-provoking awards that you’ve come to know with added fun in Zoom cocktail receptions, a virtual red carpet, and the band Elena Y Los Fulanos inspiring us throughout the night. You will hear from leaders in the AILA and Council community, our honoree, Valdeta Mehanja, and our 5th Grade creative writing winner.
AHA Companion Forum
American Heritage Awards (AHA) is the centerpiece of a larger-scale, interactive Forum offering an expanded experience to our entire American Immigration Council audience. Now more than ever it is important to Join Forces and Rise to the Challenge of standing up for Immigration together. This four-week virtual forum is a participatory website virtually engage with the Council through discussions that ignite conversation, presentations that spread ideas, and platforms for attendees to tell their stories.
Year Four of the Trump Administration: What’s Happened, What’s to Come, and How COVID-19 Has Impacted Immigration Policy
The Trump administration has proposed a dizzying array of changes, including restrictions on legal immigration, efforts to eliminate programs such as TPS and DACA, and a relentless assault on asylum. COVID-19 has also been used as a pretext to aggressively pursue long-held immigration priorities. American Immigration Council experts will discuss these latest developments and their implications.
Bonus Prerecorded CLE Sessions
Your AC20V registration includes a 2020 AILA SUMMER CLE BONUS BUNDLE. Get a head start on learning and earning CLE! These sessions will be available the week of July 13, 2020, and throughout the conference. Look for an email to registrants with more details.
The Bonus Prerecorded CLE Sessions are sponsored by Morningside Evaluations and Consulting.
Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation
Start your AC day by releasing tension and increasing your focus with an all-levels, virtual hatha yoga class followed by a guided mindfulness meditation. We’ll focus on optimal alignment in each pose, with an eye toward cultivating flexibility, strength, and balance. No yoga experience? No problem! All are welcome to participate.
Hot Topics Part II
Hear from AILA author Ira Kurzban; AILA Secretary Jeff Joseph; and conference chair Gayle Oshrin as they cover the latest developments in immigration law at the Annual Conference. This panel will cover developments including the proclamation which have occurred since AILA’s Executive Committee presented Hot Topics Part I as part of the June governance events. Members can watch the Hot Topics Part I video for free now.
The Hot Topics, Part II Session is sponsored by Tracker Corp.
Unite virtually for four days of education, innovation, inspiration, and collaboration in a series of programming and events geared toward immigration law practitioners.Learn More