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31st Annual AILA California Chapters Conference

November 1– 3, 2018
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, San Diego, California, USA

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Presented 11/01/18–11/03-18
CLE Eligible Yes
Length TBD
Format In-Person Event

The AILA San Diego Chapter welcomes colleagues throughout the state and beyond to the 31st Annual AILA California Chapters Conference, set to take place in San Diego. Expert panelists will provide attendees of all experience levels with critical updates across a wide range of immigration law topics. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to network with colleagues, earn specialized CLE credit, and receive important information specific to practicing immigration law in California.

View the complete conference program and review the above tabs for important registration, pricing, CLE, and hotel information.

Join the American Immigration Council for a Spanish fiesta in the Gaslamp Quarter - live Latin music, dancing, delicious tapas and cocktails! Proceeds benefit the Council, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to promoting laws, policies, and attitudes that honor our proud history as a nation of immigrants.

Purchase your tickets above. Don't miss the early bird rate- $10 off. Ticket includes open bar (wine, beer, and sangria), appetizers, and live latin entertainment.

Special Offer: Register for the live event and you can save hundreds of dollars when you purchase the conference recordings for only $79.
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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.
  Early Bird

(Through 10/22/18)
Onsite Rate

(After 10/22/18)
AILA Members $530 $630
AILA Members' Paralegal $530 $630
AILA Law Student Members $330 $430
AILA Nonprofit Members $380 $480
Nonmember Attorneys $730 $830
Nonmember Law Students $430 $530
Government $580 $680
Nonprofit Attorneys $580 $680
Special Offer: Register for the live event and you can save hundreds of dollars when you purchase the conference recordings for only $79.

Online registration ends October 29, 2018. After this date, onsite registration will be available.

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Please note: All registrations are subject to approval. Attendance at AILA conferences and seminars is solely restricted to AILA members and their employees, government employees, and nonmember attorneys. Non-attorney attendance is limited to the employees of AILA members in good standing, to HR professionals who have an AILA member reference, employees of accredited educational institutions providing support to international student and scholar services at their employing institutions, and accredited representatives under 8 CFR §292.2. AILA will reject conference registrations from persons who provide representation without authorization in violation of 8 CFR §292.1, such as for-profit "immigration consultants" and "notarios."

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AILA will file for CLE credits in appropriate jurisdictions. Eligible participants can receive up to 17.5 total credits (including one ethics credit, one Elimination of Bias credit and one Competence credit) in 50-minute jurisdictions and up to 14.75 total credits (including one ethics credit, one Elimination of Bias credit and one Competence credit) in 60-minute jurisdictions. To receive CLE credit, attorneys must record sessions attended and CLE codes provided at each session via webCLE. More information on jurisdictions approving this program for CLE credit will be available closer to the conference date. Live attendance must be recorded by November 11, 2018. This deadline does not apply to the download format.

Please Note: CLE credits not reported on webCLE by the published deadline will be subject to an administrative late fee to cover incurred costs.

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego 207 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101

AILA Room Rate: $219 Single/Double*
*Plus applicable taxes (AILA rate includes WiFi in the guestroom).

Note: The specially discounted AILA group rate has been contracted for room nights reserved from 11/01/2018 through 11/03/2018 only. The AILA group rate is not guaranteed for any other dates and will be based on availability.

**Hotel reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis. Rooms at the AILA rate will sell out before the deadline, so we advise you to make your reservation as early as possible. AILA will not be able to get additional rooms at the AILA rate after the AILA block of rooms fills up.
After 10/10/2018 the advance/onsite rate applies. We will mail registration materials in advance to anyone who has registered as of 10/10/2018. If you register after this date you must pick up your registration materials onsite. We encourage you to register by the early-bird deadline to avoid onsite delays. Cancellations received by 10/10/2018, entitle registrants to a full refund (less $50 processing fee). No cancellation requests will be accepted after 10/10/2018, but the conference materials will be made available to all registrants. All cancellation requests must be in writing or email to

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