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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DOJ/USCIS Issue Final Rule Limiting Asylum Based on Criminal History

On October 20, the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security announced the publication of a Final Rule amending their regulations to prevent certain categories of individuals with criminal history from obtaining asylum in the United States. The rule takes effect 30 days after publication of the Final Rule in the Federal Register […]

Last Chance to Comment on EOIR Proposed Rules on Asylum and Withholding

Deadline to Comment is October 23, 2020! 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 Rule also permits IJs to introduce evidence in asylum cases. The […]

ICE Implementing Expanded Expedited Removal

Buzzfeed News reports that ICE has begun to implement the Expanded Expedited Removal that was announced in 2019. A preliminary injunction has recently been lifted, opening the doors for the policy to become effective. You can read the policy below in its entirety.

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