In this blog post, AILA Board of Governors member Ally Bolour highlights the urgent need for the Biden administration to recognize that those who helped our troops in Afghanistan need to be protected and evacuated to safety immediately.
In this blog post, AILA President-elect Jeremy McKinney highlights the recent Supreme Court decision in Johnson v. Guzman Chavez, which he writes offers a takeaway “for practitioners is to push back when an agency employs Auer or Chevron deference as a shield protecting its faulty administrative decision making.”
In this blog post, Sarah Owings shares the realities of what immigration detainees face and why she wants “you to push for fair and humane ways to process people’s’ immigration paperwork, outside of detention” so the detention machine can be shut down entirely.
In this blog post, AILA Government Relations Directors Gregory Chen and Sharvari Dalal-Dheini highlight the mixed messages and missed opportunities on immigration issues in the Fiscal Year 2022 budget released by President Biden.
AILA’s Government Relations directors Greg Chen and Shev Dalal-Dheini lay out what President Biden’s budget for FY22 should have in it on immigration issues, flagging detention, representation, immigration courts, USCIS, and the State Department as areas ripe for necessary reform.
Corie O’Rourke, Cory Sagduyu, and Katherine Soltis reflect on their article in the Spring 2021 edition of the AILA Law Journal focused on USCIS’s misinterpretation of the T visa’s physical presence requirement and why the policy changes must be reversed so trafficking survivors can be protected.
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.
AILA Member Eva Loney writes about the importance of adjectives in immigration law, specifically what “exceptional” and “extremely unusual” mean when considered in a removal case, highlighting why her article on the topic in the Spring AILA Law Journal was important to share.
AILA member Scott Emerick details litigation recently filed to ensure Iranian nationals forced to serve in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps aren’t harmed by the U.S. government’s decision to retroactively name it a terrorist organization.
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.