Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

U.S. Asylum Laws and the People of Haiti

U.S. Asylum Laws and the People of Haiti

AILA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee member Jamel Connor describes the profoundly unjust situation Haiti and its people face and why this Black History Month she reflects on the country’s history and urges the U.S. to stop turning its back on Haitian immigrants.

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Tackling Inequality – a Human Rights Day Reflection

Tackling Inequality – a Human Rights Day Reflection

In this blog post, part of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee’s blog post series, AILA member Roland Luo shares insights about the importance of International Human Rights Day and what we can each do to give meaning to the universality of human rights.

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Our Nation’s First People

Our Nation’s First People

AILA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee member Christine Alden reflects on the meaning of Native American Heritage month and urges readers to learn more in order to “help protect and preserve this important culture.”

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Immigration Law, Family, and Pride Month

Immigration Law, Family, and Pride Month

In this blog post, AILA President Allen Orr posed some questions to Jennifer Yeaw, a member of the Diversity & Inclusion committee about Pride month and how immigration law and policies have gradually grown more inclusive to LGBTQIA+ families, but there’s still a long way to go.

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Welcoming Juneteenth

Welcoming Juneteenth

In this blog post, AILA member Yasmin Blackburn welcomes the federal recognition of Juneteenth as a holiday and urges us to use the day to reflect, research, and learn about America’s history and to take action to ensure a more just future.

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