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Nine Years Later…DACA is Not Enough

Nine Years Later…DACA is Not Enough

Mo Goldman shares the example of his client to explain that DACA isn’t enough and Congress needs to act because “A year from now, we should not be celebrating the ten-year anniversary of DACA” but instead “the first months of a path to citizenship for these deserving individuals.”

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A Transformative Year Ahead

A Transformative Year Ahead

Allen Orr, newly installed AILA President for the 2021-22 term, shares his story and his vision for a transformative year ahead in this transcript of the installation speech he gave on June 10, 2021 during AILA’s Annual Conference.

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Climate Refugees Are Here

Climate Refugees Are Here

AILA member Christine Popp shares more about her recent article in the AILA Law Journal on climate refugees, explaining how she became interested in the intersection of immigration/ asylum law and climate change realities and what she hopes her article offers for practitioners.

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Wanted: A Fierce Advocate for Immigrant Rights!

Wanted: A Fierce Advocate for Immigrant Rights!

AILA Media Advocacy Committee Chair Fiona McEntee shares what a “want ad” for a fierce immigration law advocate in the Biden administration might look like, modeled after the song in Mary Poppins listing the specific qualities being sought for an extremely important position.

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Helping Asylees Find Welcome

Helping Asylees Find Welcome

In this blog post, AILA Law Journal authors Ben Levey and Rachel Zoghlin of HIAS share how they came to write about the reasons why asylees aren’t accessing benefits they are eligible for, and policy recommendations to effect change and help clients.

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Coercive Population Control and Immigration Law

Coercive Population Control and Immigration Law

AILA member Sylvia Miller shares insights into why she wrote for the Spring 2021 edition of the AILA Law Journal, “Ultimately my hope is that this article helps continue and broaden conversations, both within the legal community and between attorneys and our clients” about coercive population control grounds for asylum.

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