Tag:American Immigration Lawyers Association

AILA Partners with Nonprofit Lender to Help Immigrants Pay Legal Costs

The American Immigration Lawyers Association has partnered with a nonprofit lender to help immigrants pay legal fees.

CBA and CJI Announce New Co-Chair to Diversity on the Bench Coalition

Christine Hernández was appointed co-chair for the CBA|CJI Diversity on the Bench Coalition, the organizations announced on Dec. 1.

Federal Appeals Court Overturns Asylum Ruling

A 9th Circuit decision to grant asylum to an Indian political activist has highlighted the role of asylum in U.S. law

ICE Pressured to Release Detainees After Possible Aurora Outbreak

According to representatives from the American Immigration Lawyers Association, there is a COVID-19 outbreak among detainees and staff at the Aurora immigrant detention center....

Sworn In: Naturalization Numbers Are Up, but Backlog Looms

A total of 152 people from 50 countries became U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony in Denver on Feb. 12. It was the latest...

Firms Join Together in Asylum Program

A group of law firms have been working with the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network in a first-of-its-kind program to help asylum seekers, and...

H-1B Scrutiny Explained in Newly Released Documents

Many employers and immigration attorneys saw a clear difference in how the federal government distributes skilled worker visas under the Trump administration. Now newly...

No ‘Safe Industry’

After Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested about 680 workers across Mississippi in a coordinated immigration sting in early August, it had immigrants and employers...