Category: State & Local

  • Asylum & Protection
  • Admissions & Border
  • DREAM Act/DACA
  • Business Immigration
  • Removal & Relief
  • Family Detention

Governing with Blinders On

AILA Executive Director Benjamin Johnson describes how the border security debate ignores how border enforcement "works in the real world" and highlights how our "immigration system is very much out of step with economic and social reality."

Black Immigrant History is Part of Black History Month

In this blog post, part of the AILA Diversity & Inclusion series, AILA Second Vice President Allen Orr recognizes Black History Month, shares important research and analysis, and writes, "In the drive for immigration reform, black immigrants must not be forgotten or left out of the equation."

The View from the Chair

In this blog post, part of the AILA Diversity & Inclusion series, committee member Caroline Ostrom explains how "incorporating ways to include those with disabilities into your practice as colleagues, employees, and clients, makes business sense and is the right thing to do."

See Your Successes – the Justice Campaign’s Year in Numbers

Justice Campaign director Karen Lucas reflects on the difficulties and triumphs of 2018, writing that because of the amazing work of volunteers, the campaign “will enter 2019 with something that cannot and will not be deterred by anti-immigrant executive actions and rhetoric: hope."

Unintended Consequences

In this blog post, AILA Media Advocacy Committee Member Matthew Maiona highlights the unintended consequences of the shutdown, including a halt to the E-Verify program which allows U.S. employers to check the eligibility of applicants to work.

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