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Some Experiences as a Black Female Immigration Attorney

Part of the Diversity and Inclusion Blog Post Series In 1998, I moved to Mississippi from my hometown of Detroit, Michigan to work as a reference librarian at the Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson. I had always had one foot in the law and one foot outside it. In 1997, I earned a […]

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Resilience Among LGBTQ+ Immigrants

AILA Law Journal author Sarah Houston is interviewed by AILA Editorial Director Danielle Polen for the blog, sharing how she became an advocate for LGBTQ+ asylum seekers and how transgender women and men in particular face a hidden epidemic of physical and psychological abuse.

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When State Marijuana Acceptance and Immigration Law Collide

AILA Editorial Director Danielle Polen interviewed Kaelyn Mostafa, author of an article in the Fall 2020 edition of the AILA Law Journal entitled “The Effect of States’ Legalization of Marijuana on Good Moral Character and Eligibility for U.S. Citizenship” to learn more about her process and topic.

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Election Day 2020 Is Here

In this post, adapted from a message to the AILA Board of Governors on November 3, 2020, AILA President Jennifer Minear reflects on what today’s election means, and noted, “Together, we will get through this day and all the days to come, and I firmly believe that we will emerge stronger than ever.”

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