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Searching for Hope Among the Ruins of Our Asylum System

Dree Collopy, chair of AILA’s upcoming Virtual Asylum Conference highlights some of the changes impacting asylum that have come recently and what will be covered by the conference, noting that while this is a tough fight to keep up, “We can lift each other up, help each other succeed, and save our clients’ lives.”

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Immigration Updates: New I-765 Form Published, USCIS to Furlough 2/3rds of Workers, and New H1B Registrations Selected

Welcome to a start of a brand-new week. In this post we provide the latest updates in the world of immigration. New Form I-765 Application for Employment Authorization We would like to inform our readers that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will publish a new edition of Form I-765 Application for Employment […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Appeals Court Strikes Down Nationwide Public Charge Injunction, and Modifies Scope of Injunction to Three States

We have very unfortunate news regarding the implementation of the “public charge” rule by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on adjustment of status applicants. In an unexpected turn of events, yesterday three judges from the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, issued […]

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DOS Announces Consular Officials Will NOT Apply Public Charge Rule to Visa Applicants Pursuant to Court Order

We have great news for visa applicants regarding the public charge rule. On August 7, 2020, the U.S. Department of State issued an important update explaining that the agency will be complying with the July 29th injunction issued by a federal judge in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York […]

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President Signs New Executive Order Targeting H-1B Workers

In this blog post we would like to report on a new executive order recently signed by President Donald Trump on August 3, 2020, entitled “Executive Order on Aligning Federal Contracting and Hiring Practices With the Interests of American Workers,” which carries implications for temporary foreign workers, especially those whose job depends on or was […]

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Sometimes You Just Have to Take ‘Em to Court

AILA First Vice President Jeremy McKinney describes his first foray into litigation, and what tools and resources can help AILA members litigate and win cases, writing that litigation “can benefit your clients, it can benefit the immigration bar, and ultimately, it can benefit everyone.”

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How To: Take Cases to Immigration Court

AILA Immigration Courts Conference Chair Michael Vastine shares insights on how AILA members can prepare themselves for immigration court, offering insights into the need to be “uniformly prepared, comprehensively trained, and conditioned to assertively and persuasively defend.”

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