Free and Freeing: AILA’s Law Student Membership
AILA member Marisabel Alonso encourages all current law students interested in immigration law to take advantage of the many benefits of AILA’s free law student membership and how those benefits can help them during law school and beyond as they become practitioners.
What Happened When I Actually Helped a Military Service Member
AILA Pro Bono Committee member Samantha Jiménez shares two inspiring examples of cases she was able to resolve for Military Service members through AILA’s Military Assistance Program, using her immigration law expertise to give families much needed safety and security as their loved ones deploy.
AILA Launches its First “Business School for Lawyers”
AILA member Amanda Brill describes her journey from associate attorney to entrepreneur, including the challenges of learning business skills while continuing to practice immigration law, and how the AILA Business School conference will offer the training she wished had been accessible years ago.
Fan Letters to AILA Members’ Favorite Resources
As we continue to celebrate AILA’s 75th anniversary year, we asked members to share a fan letter to their favorite AILA resource, in two or three sentences, or haiku form. Read about five favorites in this blog post on Think Immigration.
How Legal Ethics Has Evolved in Immigration Practice
In this blog post, AILA members Michele Carney and Beth Persky reflect on the changes to legal ethics over the last 75 years, and encourage colleagues to learn more about those changes as a way to look down the road to more changes that may come.
AILA’s Most Popular Practice Success Tip
In this video blog post, AILA PPC leaders Reid Trautz and Charity Anastasio share the most popular practice success tip as a way to celebrate the myriad resources developed to help members run a practice during AILA’s 75 years.
Self-care: The Ultimate Advocacy Tool
In this blog post, AILA Media and Advocacy Committee member Tahmina Watson emphasizes the importance of self-care as we prepare to advocate in 2022 for the immigration reform our country and clients need.
What Does an Immigration Lawyer Do?
In this blog post, AILA member Vaman Kidambi shares some insights into answering the question “What Does an Immigration Lawyer Do” and how to describe your work as an immigration attorney to those not in the field.
Recognizing the Impact of Fathers and Father Figures
In recognition of Father’s Day, we asked AILA members to share how something their dad did or said helped them choose immigration law as a profession; read these five inspiring and heartfelt examples.
Powering Prosperity under a New Administration, in a Still Distanced World
AILA member Ruth McChesney offers some useful tips about how she regularly reviews financial information to inform her understanding of her firm’s productivity and previews the practice management track at the upcoming AILA MidWinter Conference