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AILALink puts an entire immigration law library at your fingertips! Search the AILALink database for all your practice needs—statutes, regs, case law, agency guidance, publications, and more.
AILA offers several publications that are suitable texts for immigration classes and clinics.
The Essentials of Immigration Law book provides an overview of immigration law and is an excellent resource for your introductory immigration law class. If you're teaching a criminal immigration course, Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity is the perfect accompaniment, complete with expert analysis, "how-to" advice, and practice pointers. Are you supervising an immigration clinic? The Asylum Primer will provide you with a procedural "walk-through" of the entire asylum law system, while Representing Clients in Immigration Court will prepare the reader to succeed in immigration court. All of these publications and more are available for your review and class adoption. Visit Agora for more information.
To request a review copy and/or to use one or more of these books for your class, please complete the Academic Adoption Form.
The form requires information about the school, course, and number of students enrolled. Once the form has been received and approved, AILA will set up a unique coupon code for your class that will offer your students the discounted price.
Physical book(s) can be ordered: (1) by the school bookstore, or (2) by the students from AILA directly. Digital books must be purchased directly by the students from AILA.
After completing the form, please contact Agora by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. If the publication you are interested in purchasing is not listed below, please email Agora at email@example.com for additional guidance.
Student Price for Non-AILA Law Student Member: $75 (for duration of the course)
Student Price for AILA Law Student Member: $0 (for duration of membership; cost to become AILA Law Student Member: $15-50)
For more information about the publications available on AILALink, please view our AILALink Reference Guide.
Students who are enrolled in a full-time capacity at an ABA or like body accredited law school may be eligible for Law Student Membership with AILA. Dues are pro-rated depending on the time of year they apply, and can be as little as $15 and no more than $50. Law Student Membership comes with free access to AILALink.Learn More About Law Student Membership
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