Diversity & Inclusion

How Do We Respond to the George Floyd Tragedy?

How Do We Respond to the George Floyd Tragedy?

AILA member Paschal O. Nwokocha calls on all immigration attorneys to take concrete steps to address racism and injustice, writing “We cannot be patient anymore; we cannot wait for racial inequality and injustice to recede. We must be involved actors in the future we seek.”

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Recognizing the Commonality of Our Struggles

Recognizing the Commonality of Our Struggles

AILA Website Editorial Manager Kritika Argawal shares insights about the civil rights movement’s impact on immigrants and how we must “recognize the commonality of our struggles with the struggles of Black Americans and take concrete steps to support their fight against racism and injustice.”

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My Time in Dilley, Texas

My Time in Dilley, Texas

In this blog post, part of the Diversity & Inclusion blog post series, AILA member L. Patricia Ice describes her time volunteering at the Dilley detention center helping families and how the shared bond of being members of the African diaspora helped her connect with one client.

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They/Them/Ours

They/Them/Ours

In this blog post, part of the Diversity and Inclusion Blog Post series, AILA Member Sarah Pitney describes how taking 30 seconds to discuss pronouns with a client or colleague can ensure your firm is more welcoming and inclusive.

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Names are Important

Names are Important

In this blog post, part of the Diversity and Inclusion Blog Post Series, AILA Member L. Patricia Ice explains the reasoning behind shifting the name of the AILA African American Interest Group to the African Diaspora Interest Group and invites interested AILA members to join the group.

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Can We Talk?: Avoiding “Gotcha” Moments

Can We Talk?: Avoiding “Gotcha” Moments

In this blog post, part of the AILA Diversity & Inclusion series, committee member Dahlia French uses Canadian PM Trudeau as an example of how “gotcha” moments occur and urges a proactive alternative, “Frank and civil conversations about meaningful diversity and inclusion efforts…”

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