If you have been a member of AILA (including student membership) at ANY time in the past, please do not apply for membership online. Please contact membership@aila.org.
Welcome to the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and thank you for considering AILA membership. AILA is the national association of immigration lawyers established to promote justice, advocate for fair and reasonable immigration law and policy, advance the quality of immigration and nationality law and practice, and enhance the professional development of its members.
For more information on eligibility for AILA membership and the different categories of membership AILA offers, please visit our Join AILA.
If you are unable to apply online and need a paper application sent to you or have any questions, please contact membership@aila.org.


If you are an eligible lawyer, professor, or law student:


Non-U.S. based lawyers who are licensed in the country where they reside and practice may apply for International Associate status by downloading the International Associate application.
Send application via fax to (202)783-7853 or by mail to:
American Immigration Lawyers Association
PO Box 424062
Washington, DC, 20042
Applications sent via email will not be accepted.