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Think Immigration: The Serious Flaw in the Biden Administration’s New Border Asylum Adjudication System
In this blog post, three AILA law professor members dive into the impact of rushed timelines as the Biden Administration attempts to streamline the asylum process at the border, but which may make it impossible for asylum seekers to provide corroborating evidence of persecution within the deadlines.
Member Jennifer Atkinson describes helping one family from Afghanistan after a 6-year-old boy suffered a grievous wound at the airport during the evacuations last year; his family recently arrived safely in the United States. His story shows how important passing the Afghan Adjustment Act truly is.
AILA Senior Pro Bono Associate Erin Lynum writes about the upcoming 17th AILA Citizenship Day and how naturalization opens a wider world. AILA is proud to partner with NALEO Educational Fund and NPNA again for this inspiring effort.
Inspired by a new documentary about the issue, AILA member Mona Shah and co-authors Sarah Salarano and Shaun Chaudhry describe the terrible situation facing women and girls in Afghanistan and urge all of us to become informed and to take action.
AILA Practice and Policy Counsel Amy Grenier highlights the due process concerns that arise when CBP enters incorrect addresses for vulnerable migrants, sending vital paperwork astray and undermining the migrants' chances to successfully request asylum and protection.
As we recognize the one-year anniversary of Kabul's fall, Mahsa Khanbabai, Parastoo Zahedi, and Spojmie Nasiri highlight efforts of the AILA Afghan Task Force and why the Afghan Adjustment Act is so important for the United States to live up to its promises to protect our allies.
AILA Senior Director of Government Relations Greg Chen describes why the Senate passage of the budget reconciliation bill with no immigration-related provisions in it is a huge accomplishment, when so many anti-immigrant amendments were offered, including those that would have extended Title 42.
In this blog post, AILA President Jeremy McKinney describes a recent win for his client in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals that will help protect asylum seekers and how this case only emphasizes why we need an independent immigration court, free from politicization.
HBO’s “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” aired a comedic yet powerful segment on injustices in U.S. immigration courts. Several AILA members were consulted about the piece and helped shape it.