Explore the priority immigration-related issues that AILA is tracking and working on.
Each featured issue page provides curated materials, including government announcements and actions, AILA's policy recommendations, practice resources, media reports, advocacy opportunities, and more.
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This page contains resources concerning the national interest exceptions and the country-specific COVID-19 travel bans. AILA will also provide updates on the Biden administration’s planned easing of travel restrictions set to be effective for both air travel and land borders on November 8, 2021.
Use this AILA Featured Issue page to find resources on the Trump administration’s public charge changes. On April 26, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court denied without prejudice states’ attempts to intervene in the Northern District of Illinois case that vacated the DHS public charge final rule.
Resources Related to Presidential Proclamations Temporarily Suspending Entry of Certain Immigrants and Nonimmigrants into the United States
This page contains resources related to President Trump's proclamations that suspended the entry of certain immigrants and nonimmigrants into the United States. DOS announced that that Presidential Proclamation 10052 expired on March 31, 2021.
This page tracks historical updates related to EOIR’s operational status during the coronavirus pandemic. Please note that this page is not updated in real time.
The text of the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2020 (S. 386) as passed by the Senate.
Latest text, as of August 5, 2020, of the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2020 (S. 386).
AILA provides a chart summarizing key changes to S.386 as of August 5, 2020.
AILA urges its members to support the Resolving Extended Limbo for Immigrant Employees and Families (RELIEF) Act (S. 2603/H.R. 5327), and to oppose new changes that are being considered to the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 (S. 386).
Latest text, as of March 3, 2020, of the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 (S. 386).
AILA leaders traveled to Brownsville, Texas, and witnessed firsthand how this administration is blocking access to legal representation, due process, and ultimately safety for asylum seekers.
Two differing perspectives on the per-country quota bills being considered by Congress this week.