Founded in 1946, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is a national bar association of attorneys who practice and teach immigration law.


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Comment Deadline on BIA Rule Changes is September 25th!

September 25th is the deadline to oppose the proposed rule that would fast-track deportations by undermining the appeals process in immigration court. The rule would give the EOIR Director adjudicatory power over appeals (authorizing him to reverse BIA decisions at the request of immigration judges), eliminate key safeguards in the appeals process, and force lawyers to […]

EOIR Proposes Rules on Asylum and Withholding

Changes include what must be included in an application for asylum and the consequences of the of submitting an incomplete application. The proposed rule also a 15 day filing deadline for asylum and withholding only proceedings. The document is below.

USCIS Issues Update on Public Charge Rule

On September 22, 2020, USCIS issued updated policy on the Public Charge Rule. Please follow AILA National’s Practice Alert on this issue to make sure you are up to date.

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