Founded in 1946, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is a national bar association of attorneys who practice and teach immigration law. AILA Member attorneys represent tens of thousands of U.S. businesses and industries, foreign students, entertainers, athletes, and asylum seekers, often on a pro bono basis. AILA is an Affiliated Organization of the American Bar Association.
The New England Chapter of AILA is comprised of more than 700 attorney members who practice in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Our Chapter has received AILA’s Platinum Level award, the highest award possible, in recognition of the Chapter’s leadership and service since 2014.
Further information about becoming an AILA member and/or joining the New England chapter is available from the National Office of AILA at www.aila.org or by calling 202-216-2400.
AILA New England Annual Virtual Conference March 3 – 5, 2021!
In 2021, our conference will be virtual over the course of 3 days.
Take advantage of all the great learning and networking opportunities at the 2021 AILA New England Annual Conference in Boston. Our conference offers answers and cutting-edge practice strategies for winning challenging cases.
See program here: AILA Conference 2021 Brochure
About this Event
March 3, 4 and 5, 2021
3 afternoons ONLINE EVENT!
Wed. March 3, 2021 12:45-5:30PM (EST)
Thur. March 4, 2021 1:00-4:15PM (EST)
Fri. March 5, 2021 1:00-4:15PM (EST)
AILA New England will bring together on Zoom ten teams of eminent experts from the region and across the United States for our advanced 3-day annual conference over three afternoons of March 3, 4 and 5, 2021. Please join our virtual conference for the latest news, practice developments, and strategies for success. Plenary Day 1 highlights include a Hot Topics Panel, avoiding and managing client conflicts, and public charge issues impacting all practice areas. Day 2 covers Business Immigration with topics including employer compliance of remote workforce in a Covid-19 era, EB-1 and NIW permanent residence options, and a deep-dive panel discussion of Business Immigration Hot Topics in the Biden Administration. Day 3 will offer panels on the challenges of Particular Social Group for asylum claimants, Federal Court approaches to immigration relief, and how to build a record to win your court case. Take advantage of any and all of the three tracks offered on Zoom each afternoon for a total of ten panels to join with colleagues and experts for the latest developments in immigration law as we embark on the practice of immigration law under the new Biden Administration.
Registration and Fees
Early-bird Registration (by February 8, 2021)
AILA Members*: $199
Non-AILA Members: $219
First Time Attendees, Law Students, and Non-profit Attorneys**: $149
Regular Registration (February 8, 2021 – February 28, 2021)
AILA Members: $229
Non-AILA Members: $249
Registration after February 28, 2021 will be available for a cost of $350. Registration in advance is strongly encouraged to ensure access. Please note there is no “a la carte” pricing; the registration fee allows access to all tracks and all panels over three days.
*Only one AILA member number allowed per registration.
**Non-profit, First-time attendee, and Law student discounts expire on early bird deadline.
For questions about registration please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accessing Conference Materials on AILANEConference.org
Once you have registered, please register at our Conference Webpage at AILANEConference.org. Once your Eventbrite registration has been confirmed, you will receive a password to access the conference materials including:
- Conference Program
- Speakers and their bios
- Power Point
- Practice Pointers
- CLE materials
- Evaluations and Feedback