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2019 AILA South Florida Chapter 40th Annual Immigration Law Update

February 28–March 1, 2019
Jungle Island, Miami Beach, Florida, USA

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Presented 02/28/19–03/01/19
CLE Eligible Yes
Length TBD
Format In-Person Event

Join the AILA South Florida Chapter in sunny Miami Beach for its annual immigration law conference. This two-day multi-track conference is ideal for intermediate and advanced level practitioners, particularly those looking to get out of the cold! Experts provide cutting-edge guidance on a wide range of topics in immigration law and discuss practicing in the current environment.

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

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 01/25/19)

(After 01/25/19)
AILA Members
AILA Members $485 $555 $655
AILA Members' Paralegal* $485 $555 $655
AILA Law Student Members $485 $485 $585
AILA Nonprofit Members $350 $555 $655
Nonmembers $595 $595 $695
Government  $595 $595 $695
Nonmember Law Student $485 $485 $585
Nonprofit Nonmembers $350 $555 $655

Online registration ends February 25, 2019. 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."

*Please note, all paralegals must first create a paralegal account on and complete the AILA member paralegal verification process in order to register for AILA products and services. Non-member paralegals are not eligible to register. Paralegals cannot register for AILA conferences until the verification process is complete.

CLE Credits Approved

The AILA South Florida Chapter will file for CLE credits in Florida, New York, and Texas. Questions about CLE should be directed towards the South Florida Chapter.

  • Florida (General 17.5, Bias Elimination 2.0, Ethics 1.0)
  • Texas (General 16.0, Ethics 2.5)
  • New York Under the New York Approved Jurisdiction Policy, New York attorneys will automatically be able to use credits from an approved jurisdiction (Florida)

A certificate of attendance will be provided.

The conference will be held in:

Jungle Island 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail
Miami Beach, FL 33132

Hotel Accommodations: Conference planners have found that discount hotel sites often provide better rates than the conference sponsor can obtain. Reserve early: Miami hotels can be busy in February and March, which is the high season for visitors. There will be no block of rooms arranged by the conference organizers.

Transportation and Parking

Taxis and Lyft/Uber are accessible from all hotels for transportation to the conference location. The conference venue has excellent parking facilities and charges a modest conference parking fee.

Emergency Procedure Notice

Please read the following, in the event of an Emergency at an AILA Conference.
In the event of an emergency at an AILA conference, please follow the following instructions regarding who to contact. Always be aware of your surroundings and be sure to locate emergency exit doors in each room. For immediate assistance, always attempt to contact someone onsite, if it is an emergency, first call 911 and then notify staff. If it is a minor threat and you are unable to locate staff onsite, please contact

  • Fire Alarm: Evacuate out of the building if instructed. Do not use elevators.
  • Minor Illness: Contact AILA staff onsite
  • Protest: Contact AILA staff onsite
  • Minor Threat: Contact Hotel security and AILA staff onsite
  • Major Illness: Call Hotel security and AILA staff onsite
  • Major Threat: Call 911
Cancellations received by 02/14/2019 entitle registrants to a full refund (less $100 processing fee).

No cancellation requests will be accepted after 02/14/2019, but the conference materials will be made available to all registrants. All cancellation requests must be in writing or email to