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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AILA Rome Chapter Holding its Spring Conference

The RDC Spring Conference is fast approaching!  This two day virtual event will be held April 27 & 28.  Take advantage of this opportunity for 7 CLE Credits for £99** by signing up here! With a new administration and swift vaccinations, we are on the precipice of significant changes to our practices, to how we […]

Houston Immigration Court Updates

Thanks to our EOIR liaison, Elizabeth Mendoza, for the following updates from the Houston Immigration Courts: Here is some new information about Houston EOIR: 1. The new E-56 is the form to use to request records from an ROP. So if you use the old records request form you may be asked to submit an […]

EOIR Revises Case Flow Processing Model

On April 2, 2021, EOIR issued a policy memo implementing a revised case flow processing model for certain non-detained cases with representation. Specifically, the revised memo now permits the removal issues to be processed separately from relief applications. The updated process still moves to cancel master calendar hearings, but now allows immigration judges to resolve […]

Question Sought for AILA DOS Liaison Committee Meeting

Deadline is today, April 9th, for which to submit questions for the AILA DOS Liaison Committee Meeting. Please submit your non-case specific questions by sending an email to sheller@us-visa.co.uk, subject line “Question for Spring DOS Liaison Meeting.”

BIA Issues Pair of Crime-Related Decisions

In Matter of Vucetic, 28 I&N Dec. 276 (BIA 2021), the BIA held that the offense of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the first degree, in violation of Section 511(3)(a)(i) of the New York Vehicle and Traffic Law is categorically a crime involving moral turpitude. Additionally, in Matter of Al Sabsabi, 28 […]

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