2017 AILA Paralegals Conference and Webcast
October 12– 13, 2017
AILA National Office, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
|Format||In-Person and Webcast|
This two-day conference and webcast, featuring beginner– and intermediate-level sessions, is designed to give paralegals and law office support staff deeper insight into the complexities of immigration law, allowing them to assist their supervising attorneys more effectively. Our panels of experts will provide an overview of basic immigration law and procedure, and review and discuss the paralegal’s role regarding key legal and factual issues, forms, and other related concerns. Panelists also will discuss problems pertaining to H-1B and L visas, PERM, marriage-based immigrant petitions, adjustment of status and consular processing, I-601/I-601A waivers, removal, asylum, and applications for citizenship or naturalization. In addition, the experts on the Hot Topics panel will address a number of cutting-edge issues, including the 2017 immigration-related executive orders and ensuing litigation, Texas Senate Bill 4, and the USCIS memorandum on computer programmers. A question-and-answer period follows each session, allowing attendees to interact with faculty and gain further insight. Finally, a practicum will conclude the majority of panels to give a detailed review of completing forms and offer other helpful practice pointers.
On Thursday and Friday, October 12–13, 2017, faculty members will present two full days of live sessions. These sessions can be attended in-person at the AILA National Office (space is limited) or via webcast from the convenience of home or the office. Either way, the program is live and interactive! All participants will be given a link to the conference recording, so any sessions missed (particularly helpful for our West Coast participants given the time difference) or in need of review can be revisited back at the office.
Your registration includes admission to sessions, an electronic copy of AILA's Guide to Immigration Law for Paralegals (2nd Ed.), opportunities to network, lunch (for in-person participants), and a copy of the attendee list.
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The speaker's/author’s views do not necessarily represent the views of AILA, nor do they constitute legal advice or representation. Practice tips provided are based on the speaker's/author’s experiences and the current state of the law. Please be sure to conduct legal research and analysis for your unique situation as the law changes quickly and experiences may differ from your own.
|AILA Members' Paralegal||$575.00||$675.00|
|AILA Law Student Members||$375.00||$475.00|
|AILA Nonprofit Members||$425.00||$525.00|
|Included with registration, participants receive a free recording of the conference. It will be available in participant's Agora Digital Library approximately 4-7 business days after the conference.|
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The following is a list of hotels within walking distance to the AILA National Office. Please keep in mind that the hotel rates are high in the spring and fall in downtown DC, so please reserve as soon as possible. If you are looking for lower hotel rates, you may want to stay at boutique hotels in the Dupont Circle area and take a cab to AILA (10-20 minute cab ride, depending on traffic).
- JW Marriott (1.5 blocks) - 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, (202) 393-2000
- Marriott at Metro Center (2 blocks) - 775 12th Street, NW, (202) 737-2200
- Hilton Garden Inn (3 blocks) - 815 14th Street, NW, (202) 783-7800
- Grand Hyatt (4 blocks) - 1000 H Street, NW, (202) 582-1234
- Courtyard Marriott (5 blocks) - 900 F Street, NW, (202) 638-4600
- Renaissance Washington (5 blocks) - 999 9th Street, NW, (202) 898-9000
- Hotel Monaco (6 blocks) - 700 F Street, NW, (202) 628-7177