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AILA Events and Highlights

Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year from AILA!

At the end of a challenging year, members of AILA’s Executive Committee share what they have learned from 2020 and what they are looking forward to in 2021.
AILA Doc. No. 20122303

Learn What's in Store for the 2020 AILA ACES Virtual Conference

Fuji Whittenburg and Laya Kushner, Chair and Vice Chair of the 2020 AILA Athletics, Culture, Entertainment, and Science (ACES) Virtual Conference, discuss the program for the upcoming conference, taking place on October 1-2. Early-bird registration expires September 16, so register today!
AILA Doc. No. 20091162

AILA Director of Government Relations Testifies at Congressional Hearing on Oversight of USCIS

AILA's Director of Government Relations Sharvari Dalal-Dheini testified before Congress in a hearing regarding oversight of USCIS. As a result of a budget shortfall, USCIS has issued furlough notices to over 13,000 employees and has requested a $1.2 billion bailout from Congress.
AILA Doc. No. 20080302

AILA’s 2020 Virtual Annual Conference Kick-Off

Hear from AILA’s outgoing president Marketa Lindt about AILA’s accomplishments during the last year. Then, AILA’s incoming president Jennifer Minear will share her vision for AILA’s future. Don’t miss getting to know Jennifer and hear her plans for continuing to strengthen AILA during her tenure!
AILA Doc. No. 20072191

AILA’s 2020 Virtual Annual Conference Keynote

AILA is honored to have this year’s keynote speaker, Senator Tim Kaine. Senator Kaine strongly opposed President Trump’s decision to end DACA and supported CIR. He also spoke out against the rise in deportations that are ripping families apart and the need to protect TPS recipients.
AILA Doc. No. 20072190

Why Do AILA Attorneys Recommend the 17th Edition of Kurzban’s?

Hear why AILA members recommend the 17th edition of Kurzban’s Immigration Law Sourcebook then purchase your copy today.
AILA Doc. No. 20071539

What Are AILA Members Saying About the 17th Edition of Kurzban's?

AILA members discuss the new edition of Kurzban's Immigration Law Sourcebook, coming out this August. Make sure to preorder your copy before the Chapter Prepurchase Program ends on June 30, 2020.
AILA Doc. No. 20062910

How Reliable Is Kurzban's

AILA members discuss how they rely on the Kurzban's Immigration Law Sourcebook and why getting the new edition is critical. Purchase your copy today!
AILA Doc. No. 20062690

How Do AILA Attorneys Use Kurzban's in Their Practice?

Learn how your colleagues use Kurzban's Immigration Law Sourcebook in their practice. Then make sure to order your copy today.
AILA Doc. No. 20062541

Ira Kurzban Discusses How He Stays on Top of All the Changes for the New Edition of Kurzban’s

Ira Kurzban discusses how he stays on top of all the changes for the 17th edition of Kurzban’s Immigration Law Sourcebook and why this new edition is necessary for your reference library.
AILA Doc. No. 20062430

AILA’s Annual Conference Chair Discusses the Hottest Event in Immigration Law

AILA’s Annual Conference Chair Gayle Oshrin discusses the upcoming virtual annual conference, on July 20-23, noting that while it was definitely challenging to pivot to a virtual conference, she thinks that they will be able to capture the essence of what attendees expect at an annual conference.
AILA Doc. No. 20062305

AILA: A Year in Review

AILA’s Immediate Past President Marketa Lindt reflects back on 2020, stating “We knew that we would face many difficult challenges this year and we did…. So as this AILA year draws to a close… I would like to thank each and every one of you for taking part in realizing these accomplishments.”
AILA Doc. No. 20061807

Live from AILA’s 2020 Spring Conference

AILA's Chief Learning Officer Grace Woods and Spring Conference Chair Bennett Savitz were live on Facebook giving updates from AILA’s 2020 Spring Conference.
AILA Doc. No. 20030644

Mary Kramer on Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity: A Guide to Representing Foreign-Born Defendants

AILA author Mary E. Kramer discusses her new book, Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity: A Guide to Representing Foreign-Born Defendants, and why this is a critical resource to add to the references you use on a daily basis.
AILA Doc. No. 19102504

2019 Annual Conference: Hot Topics Strategy Session

Kelli Stump chairs the Hot Topics Strategy Session at the 2019 AILA Annual Conference, including participation from AILA Executive Director Ben Johnson and the members of the AILA Executive Committee: Anastasia Tonello, Marketa Lindt, Jennifer Minear, Allen Orr, Jeremy McKinney, and Farshad Owji.
AILA Doc. No. 19062438

2019 Annual Conference: Julián Castro’s Keynote Speech

The Honorable Julián Castro, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, delivers the keynote speech at the 2019 AILA Annual Conference in Orlando, FL.
AILA Doc. No. 19062437

2019 Annual Conference: Installation of Marketa Lindt as AILA President

AILA President Marketa Lindt delivers her installation speech at AILA’s 2019 Annual Conference in Orlando, FL.
AILA Doc. No. 19062436

Ruby Powers on Build and Manage Your Successful Immigration Law Practice (Without Losing Your Mind)

AILA Author Ruby Powers discusses her new book Build and Manage Your Successful Immigration Law Practice (Without Losing your Mind).
AILA Doc. No. 19061736

Installation of Anastasia Tonello as AILA President

AILA President Anastasia Tonello delivers her installation speech at AILA's 2018 Annual Conference in San Francisco.
AILA Doc. No. 16061680

Video: AILA Urges Congress to Pass the Dream Act

On Tuesday, November 14, as more than 150 AILA members across the country met with congressional offices to urge them to pass a clean Dream Act, AILA members and staff met with Congressman Hoyer in DC. AILA's Executive Director shares why this movement is so important.
AILA Doc. No. 17111499

Mayor Landrieu Welcomes AILA to New Orleans

Mayor Mitch Landrieu gives welcoming remarks at AILA's 2017 Annual Conference.
AILA Doc. No. 17062402

Installation of Annaluisa Padilla as AILA President

AILA President Annaluisa Padilla delivered her installation speech at AILA's 2017 Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA.
AILA Doc. No. 16062401

Annual Conference Keynote: Nevada State Senator Yvanna Cancela

Nevada State Senator Yvanna Cancela delivered the keynote address at AILA's 2017 Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA.
AILA Doc. No. 17062400

Senator Cory Booker Speaks at AILA’s NDA

Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey speaks at AILA’s National Day of Action luncheon about the importance of immigration in America.
AILA Doc. No. 17040734

Video: Recap of AILA's 2016 Solos Conference

AILA Secretary Allen Orr recaps his favorite moments from the 2016 AILA Solo and Small Firm Practice Management Conference that happened December 8-9, 2016.
AILA Doc. No. 16121534

Video: Installation of William Stock as AILA President

AILA President William Stock delivers his installation speech at AILA’s 2016 Annual Conference in Las Vegas.
AILA Doc. No. 16070703

Video: AILA 2016 Annual Conference Keynote

President and General Counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Foundation Thomas A. Saenz, whose U.S. Supreme Court argument on behalf of immigrant mothers underscored the human impact of immigration policy, presented as the keynote speaker at AILA's 2016 Annual Conference.
AILA Doc. No. 16070160

Installation of Victor D. Nieblas Pradis

President Victor D. Nieblas Pradis delivers his installation speech at AILA's 2015 Annual Conference at National Harbor.
AILA Doc. No. 15061932

Ethical Questions for AILA Members Regarding Expanded DACA and DAPA Clients

AILA member and Ethics Committee Chair Cyrus Mehta answers ethical questions on clients who may qualify for expanded DACA and DAPA. For more information or additional questions, please email AILA’s Practice and Professionalism Center.
AILA Doc. No. 15031002