AILALink

AILALink

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    AILALink

    An entire immigration law library at your fingertips!

    AILALink — New 12-month Subscription
    AILA Members $725
    Nonmember Attorneys $1,045
    AILA Nonprofit Members $400
    For more information regarding renewal prices and shorter-term subscriptions please log into Agora or create a new nonmember account.

    AILALink is an online research database created and maintained by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and designed specifically for legal professionals who need quick access to reliable and up-to-date immigration law information and guidance. AILALink provides fully searchable access to the resources essential for practicing immigration law.


    For almost two decades, AILALink has been the go-to resource for immigration law research, providing its subscribers with access to immigration-related statutes, regulations, and important case law (select); agency correspondence and manuals, AILA/government liaison minutes, immigration forms, and a plethora of AILA publications. Now, AILALink offers an even better website with a new look, increased functionality, and access to a significantly expanded database of case law and administrative decisions!

    Multi-Subscriber Discounts
    Discount pricing is available to multiple subscribers at the same firm, in the same location, and only applies to 12-month subscriptions. AILA Members receive a discount off the regular member rates. Non-members receive a discount off the applicable nonmember rates.


    Multi-subscriber Pricing (per subscription)
    New 12-month Subscriptions Only
    # of Subscribers Discount (%) Members Government/Academic Law Libraries Nonmembers Law Firm Libraries
    1   $725 $725 $1,045
    2 30% $508 $508 $732
    3 35% $471 $471 $679
    4 40% $435 $435 $627
    5 45% $399 $399 $575
    6 50% $363 $363 $523
    7 or more 55% $326 $326 $470

    Contact us at ailalink@aila.org for more information.

    With AILALink, you get:
    1. User-friendly navigation and tablet friendliness
    2. Easy bookmarking and notation features to keep your research organized
    3. A client folder system for saving documents and searches to a specific client
    4. EXCLUSIVE! Fastcase Premium, offering searchable access to decisions from:

      • Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA
      • Administrative Appeals Office (AAO)
      • Administrative Review Board (ARB)
      • Administrative Law Judge (ALJ)
      • Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO)
      • Board of Immigration Appeals
      • All state courts and federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court

    5. A no-contract subscription model with a 30-day money-back guarantee on ALL subscriptions (cost is prorated after 30 days with a $50 administrative fee)
    6. 3-, 6-, and 12-month options to offer you the flexibility you need throughout the year
    7. IP recognition for academic law libraries


    With just a few clicks on a computer or a few swipes on a tablet, AILALink subscribers can:

    • Search through more than $3,900 of AILA publications, including Kurzban's Immigration Law Sourcebook,Business Immigration: Law & Practice, Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity, Litigating Immigration Cases in Federal Court, Representing Clients in Immigration Court, AILA's Occupational Guidebook Series,The Waivers Book, and many more.
    • Search the Immigration and Nationality Act and the immigration regulations.
    • Search immigration-related public laws, the Federal Register, and agency directives (liaison minutes, memos, letters, cables).
    • Search the Foreign Affairs Manual, the USCIS Adjudicator's Field Manual, and other government manuals.
    • Complete any one of more than 280 immigration forms and save them to your computer (offered as fillable .PDF forms).
    • Search the entire database at once or choose to confine your search to specific categories or a specific resource.
    • Save the results of a search so you can return to it later.
    • Create notes and bookmarks and save them to folders that you create for case research.


    For more information, please e-mail ailalink@aila.org.

    Look Inside


    AILALink Contents

    Primary and Secondary Sources
    • Immigration and Nationality Act
      • 8 USC sections not codified in the INA
      • Public Laws
      • Code of Federal Regulations Title 8 and relevant portions from Titles 6, 19, 20, 22, 28, 29, 42, and 45
    • Federal Register Rules and Notices
    • Foreign Affairs Manual Titles 7 and 9
    • BIA Decisions
    • BALCA Decisions
    • U.S. Courts of Appeals Cases (immigration-related)
    • U.S. Supreme Court Cases (immigration-related)
    • Agency Memoranda, Cables, Letters (DHS, DOS, DOL, DOJ)
    • Affirmative Asylum Procedures Manual
    • Administrative Appeals Office Practice Manual
    • CBP Inspector's Field Manual
    • BIA Practice Manual
    • CBP Use of Force Policy, Guidelines & Procedures Handbook
    • Immigration Judge Benchbook
    • Uniform Docketing System Manual
    • USCIS Adjudicator's Field Manual and USCIS Policy Manual
    • EOIR Immigration Court Practice Manual
    • Dictionary of Occupational Titles and O*NET
    • INS Operations Instructions
    • U.N. Documents
    • NAICS Codes and Titles
    • Internet Resources
    • ELIS Customer User Manual
    AILA Publications (a $4,000+ value!)
    General Publications
    • Kurzban's Immigration Law Sourcebook
    • AILA's Guide to U.S. Citizenship & Naturalization Law
    • AILA's Guide to Immigration Law for Paralegals
    • Diplomatic Visas Handbook
    • The Entrepreneurial Lawyer
    • Essentials of Immigration Law
    • Ethics in a Brave New World
    • Navigating the Fundamentals of Immigration Law

    Asylum, Criminal, and Removal
    • AILA's Asylum Primer
    • Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity
    • Representing Clients in Immigration Court
    • Immigration Law & the Criminal Client by CLINIC (exclusive to AILALink)
    • The Waivers Book: Advanced Issues in Immigration Practice

    Business Immigration
    • AILA's Focus on Immigration Practice Under AC21
    • AILA's Occupational Guidebook Series: Academics & Researchers, Artists & Entertainers, Investors, Nurses & AHP, Physicians, Religious Workers
    • AILA's PERM Labor Certification Survival Guide
    • Business Immigration: Law & Practice
    • Going Global: Trends in Outbound Immigration
    Conference Handbooks
    • Annual Conference (1997 to 2015)
    • California Chapters Conference (1998 to 2014)
    • Fall Conference (2010 to 2015)
    • Global Immigration Forum (2015)
    • Midyear Conference (2010 to 2014)
    • New York Chapter (2001 to 2015)

    Consular Practice
    • The Consular Practice Handbook

    Family-Sponsored Immigration
    • Immigration Law & the Family
    • The International Adoption Sourcebook
    • Provisional Waivers: A Practitioner's Guide

    Federal Litigation
    • Litigating Immigration Cases in Federal Court

    Toolboxes
    • AILA's Immigration Forms Toolbox
    Additional Features of AILALink
    • Automatic Upgrade to Fastcase Premium for access to AAO, BALCA, OHACO, DOL's ARB and ALJ decisions, and more
    • Official Agency Liaison Minutes
    • Bookmark, note, and folder features to help keep your research organized
    • 3-, 6-, and 12-month subscription options
    • Multiple search options, including Boolean, citation, and Google searches
    • Ability to save searches and create bookmarks and notes

    Download AILALink Contents (.PDF)