Attorney Annelise Araujo was interviewed for a WGBH article, reporting on Boston’s asylum office and their low grant rate. Boston’s asylum office has the second lowest grant rate for asylum seekers in the country. In the interview, Annelise focused her remarks on the consequence of a denied asylum.
Think Immigration published AILA member Peter Rees’ article on the National Interest Waiver on February 16, 2022.
AILA New England Chair Annelise Araujo’s letter to the Boston Globe editor was published yesterday. In her letter, Attorney Araujo stressed the point that our current US labor shortage could be mitigated, in part, by timely adjudication of the pool of over 650,000 pending with USCIS. She states: “The waiting time for many applicants is now over 12 months — for an application that USCIS estimates takes just 12 minutes to adjudicate.” 12 minutes! Great point, Annelise.
Annelise Araujo publishes “Immigration Bias in Family Court” in the Family Advocate/ABA Magazine
Read it here: Immigration Bias in Family Court Article
Boston Magazine released their first ever Top Lawyers List. Of the 35 lawyers given the honor, 34 are AILA NE members! Our Chapter continues to excel! Here is a complete list of the honorees:
Adriana Lafaille, Alan Pampanin, Annelise M.J. De Araujo, Anthony Drago, Anthony M. Marino, Audrey Meredith Robert-Ramirez, Beata I. Weiss, Bennett Savitz, Christina A. Corbaci, Daniel P. Harrington, Edward R. White, Ellen B. Sullivan, Heidi L. Snyder, Joseph Molina Flynn, Julio Cortes Del Olmo, Leslie Tuttle Ditrani, Lisa S. Locher, Mary E. Walsh, Matthew J. Maiona, Meredith Stewart, Michelle Gergerian, Miki, Kawashima Matrician, Philip C. Curtis, Prasant D. Desai, Punam Singh Rogers, Richard Iandoli, Robin O’Donoghue, Russell B. Swapp, Sara Ward, Scott J. FitzGerald, Shiva Karimi, Susan B. Church, Vincent W. Lau, William L. Coffman, William E. Graves.
AILA Member Attorney Deirdre Giblin was quoted in the Boston Globe in Marcela Garcia op-ed entitled “Why recently arrived Haitian migrants need state assistance.”
New England attorney Kerry Doyle is now OPLA/ICE’s Principal Legal Advisor. Our Chapter member Susan Church spoke to WGBH about this. Read HERE.
Chapter Chair Annelise Araujo, Esq. was interviewed on WGBH about the crisis at the border.
Listen to the interview here! This is the first story in a WBGH series on the crisis.
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly has published the letter from the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s New England chapter, the Boston Bar Association and more than 20 other law organizations arguing they should be included in the second phase of the state’s vaccine distribution plan as defense attorneys.
AILA NE Featured in Boston.com on February 22, 2021
The American Immigration Lawyers Association’s New England chapter, the Boston Bar Association and more than 20 other law organizations wrote a letter to Republican Gov. Charlie Baker’s office earlier this month arguing they should be included in the second phase of the state’s vaccine distribution plan as defense attorneys.
October 29, 2020