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AILA Member Paralegals

If you are a paralegal of an AILA member, you are eligible to gain access to many AILA research tools and educational opportunities. Non-member paralegals are not eligible.

In order to recognize the important role that paralegals play in a law practice, members' paralegals will now have their own access to! This new option guarantees access to all the critical information on that paralegals need to support their supervising attorneys, without the attorney needing to share member login credentials. Access includes:

  • AILA's Website
    Paralegals will have special searchable access to resources, including the most up-to-date immigration news and information, government correspondence, and the latest on AILA activities, products, services, and events.
  • Fastcase
    Fastcase provides free access to a comprehensive legal research system containing a full range of federal caselaw and Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) decisions. It features smarter technology, customized searching, and even a mobile legal research app.
  • Message Center
    Provides you with an avenue to ask questions and engage with your peers and AILA members.
  • AILA Agora
    Paralegals will receive paralegal pricing on AILA products and services.

To Create an Account:

  1. Go to, and click on Create an Account in the grey box at the top of the page
  2. You will get a confirm email with an activation link
  3. Under Person Type, choose Member's Paralegal
  4. Where indicated, enter your attorney's member number and last name*
  5. Your attorney will receive an email asking to confirm that you are his/her paralegal
  6. Once your supervising attorney confirms, you're ready to log in!

*last name must exactly match what's listed in our database

AILA Resources for Paralegals

  • AILA Paralegals Online Course
    AILA's Paralegals Online Course, available exclusively for AILA members' paralegals, is a perfect resource for beginner to intermediate paralegals. It includes over 20 hours of content through 11 modules that include reading materials, videos, and tests. Participants receive a certificate of completion once the course is finished.
  • AILA's Guide to Immigration Law for Paralegals
    AILA's Guide to Immigration Law for Paralegals is meant to serve as a daily reference guide for immigration law paralegals. Articles cover the paralegal's role as it relates to a variety of key topics, including ethics, unauthorized practice of law, and more.

Government Employees

Government employees can register by creating an account. On the "Person-Type" field of the form choose "Government Employee" from the drop-down. Fill out the rest of the form and click "Create Account" when finished. An e-mail will then be sent to your government address with your login information. Users whose e-mail ends in .gov will receive automatic approval. If your email does not end in .gov, please contact the AILA membership department at to set up your access.

Members of the Public

Members of the public can register for an account on and gain access to the Recent Postings Alert, saved searches and bookmarks, and more.

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 99900786.