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32nd Annual AILA California Chapters Conference

November 7– 9, 2019
Monterey Convention Center, Monterey, California, USA

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Presented 11/7/19–11/9/19
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 2 Days
Format In-Person Event

The AILA Santa Clara Chapter welcomes colleagues throughout the state and beyond to the 32nd Annual AILA California Chapters Conference, set to take place in Monterey. 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.

Attendees may also choose to register for the Friday Evening Council Party – Beach Soirée to be held from 6:30-8:30 pm after the conference at the Monterey Beach House. The event includes music, cocktails, games, and delicious appetizers. Network with immigration attorneys and advocates, enjoy the beachfront view, and sip a few cocktails all while supporting a great cause. Your ticket will support the American Immigration Council’s mission to promote fair and just immigration policies. You can buy tickets when you register for the conference or by visiting the event page on the Council website. All are welcome!

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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 10/16/19)
Onsite Rate

(After 10/16/19)
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

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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 in 50-minute jurisdictions (including up to 1 ethics credit) and up to 14.75 total in 60-minute jurisdictions (including up to 1 ethics credit). To receive CLE credit, attorneys must record sessions attended and CLE codes provided at each session via webCLE. Live attendance must be recorded November 17, 2019. 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.

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(Please ask for American Immigration Lawyers Conference rate)
AILA Room Rate: $239 Single/Double, plus applicable taxes

*Rooms may become available due to cancellations so please try again soon

Conference Information

Monterey Conference Center 1 Portola Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

AILA Room Block Information

Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay (connected to the conference center)
2 Portola Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Note: The specially discounted AILA group rate has been contracted for room nights reserved from November 6, 2019 through November 10, 2019 only. The AILA group rate is not guaranteed for any other dates and will be based on availability.

Hotel Cut-off Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019**
**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.

Emergency Procedure Notice

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  • Fire Alarm: Evacuate out of the building if instructed. Do not use elevators.
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  • Protest: Contact AILA staff onsite
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  • Major Illness: Call Hotel security and AILA staff onsite
  • Major Threat: Call 911
Cancellations received by October 16, 2019, entitle registrants to a full refund (less $50 processing fee). Cancellation requests will not be accepted after October 16, 2019, but the conference materials will be made available to all registrants in their AILA Agora Digital Libraries. Exceptions to the cancellation deadline will be made for emergencies and valid medical issues submitted with supporting documentation. All cancellations must be in writing or email to

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