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2019 AILA Annual Conference on Immigration Law

June 19– 22, 2019
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Kissimmee (Orlando), Florida, USA

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Register for Live Event:
  • $1,355.00
    • $99.00
    • $250.00
    • $49.00
Presented 06/19/19–06/22/19
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 4 Days
Format In-Person Event
SKU AC19
This June, engage in the magic of the AILA community at the 2019 AILA Annual Conference (AC19) in Orlando! AC19 is where the largest gathering of immigration attorneys in the country come together to exchange strategies, solutions, and resources over four days of learning and nearly 150 sessions and special events. AC19 will provide the support and training needed for success in the year ahead, whether you specialize in asylum, business, removal, or anything in between. Tracks are available for all levels of experience, and you’ll be eligible to earn up to 34.5 CLE credits. For more details, view the Day-At-A-Glance at www.aila.org/ac19.

View the complete conference program, the Day-At-A-Glance, and review the above tabs for important registration, pricing, CLE, and hotel information.

99 Dollars Recording
Special Offer: Register for the live event and you can save hundreds of dollars when you purchase the conference recordings for only $99.


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.


Universal Studios Florida or Universal's Islands of Adventure   1 Day Base – After 7 pm, June 20th
Location: Universal Studios Florida OR Universal's Islands of Adventure
Cost: $49
AILA Attendees and registered guests will have access to the Universal's Islands of Adventure starting at 9 pm on Thursday, June 20th until the park closing at 10 pm. The AILA private event at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade starts at 10 pm-midnight. If you would like to access the park earlier, you can purchase the after 7 pm Base Ticket to access the Universal Studios Florida OR Universal's Islands of Adventure until the park closing at 10 pm.

Special Meeting/Convention Tickets Come for the meeting and then stay for the magic! Mixing business with pleasure is easy when you make the most of your free time with special Meeting/Convention Theme Park tickets. Advance purchase lets you skip the lines at the Theme Park ticket windows, save money, and customize your free time to suit your individual agenda.

The discounted tickets are valid from June 12 – June 26, and cannot be purchased after June 18.
Disney provides exclusive After 1PM and After 5PM twilight tickets and special discounted multi-day tickets to meeting & convention groups that are not available at the theme park Ticket Windows. The multi-day tickets include a complimentary admission to an additional Disney experience like a day at a Water Park, or game of Mini Golf. To purchase specially priced Disney Meeting/Convention Theme Park tickets, please call 407-566-5600 or visit www.mydisneygroup.com/aila19. Please note the cut-off date for advance purchase savings is June 18, 2019.

Universal Discount Tickets Just show your badge at any of the Universal ticket counters to get discounted after 2 pm tickets.

*HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. (s19) Royal Pacific Resort TM & © 2018 UCF Hotel Venture. All rights reserved. *Requires theme park admission. Valid at Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Not valid at Universal’s Volcano Bay or at Pteranodon Flyers™ at Islands of Adventure. Excludes separately ticketed events. Park-to-Park admission required to board the Hogwarts™ Express. Benefit valid only for guests of Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Hard Rock Hotel® and Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, for the number of guests staying in the room for the length of hotel stay. Available during normal theme park operating hours only. Additional restrictions may apply and benefits are subject to change without notice. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2019 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.
Early-Bird Deadline:
Monday, May 13, 2019
Early-Bird Advance/
Onsite
AILA Members
AILA Members $855 $1,105
AILA Members' Paralegal $855 $1,105
AILA Law Student Members $605 $855
AILA Nonprofit Members» $705 $955
AILA Senior Members** $440 $690
Nonmembers
Nonmember Attorneys $1,105 $1,355
AILA International Associates $855 $1,105
Nonmember Law Students $720 $970
Government*** $870 $1,120
Nonprofit Attorneys» $870 $1,120
Guest Pass* $120

Online registration ends June 13, 2019. After this date, onsite registration will be available.

AILA will not be mailing out badge sheets and conference information in advance of the conference.


You can register for this event quickly and securely online by adding this item to your cart and paying by credit card. If you need to mail or fax in your registration, you can also download and complete a registration form. If you register online, do not also mail in a registration form.


99 Dollars Recording
Special Offer: Register for the live event and you can save hundreds of dollars when you purchase the conference recordings for only $99.

Discounts for Multiple Registrants from the Same Firm Bring three or more and save! When you bring a group of three or more attorneys/paralegals from your firm, you save $100 off the registration fee for the third registrant, and any additional registrants. Please note that the first two registrants are required to pay the full registration fee and do not receive any additional discount. Registrations must be received at the same time to qualify for the discount. Online registration is not available for the "3 or more" discount, you must fax or mail in the registration forms. Each group registrant will receive a copy of the entire invoice and a confirmation once the registrations have been processed.

Layaway Plan The layaway plan is for early-bird registrants only (credit card only; 3 equal installments will be charged to your credit card on the date the registration is received, then on 4/25 and 5/25, respectively). The layaway plan is not available after May 6, 2019.
AC19 Scholarships AILA is pleased to make available the E. Michael Berger Scholarship (for attorneys) and Volunteer Scholarships for Law Students and AILA Members’ Paralegals. Please click on the links for information on eligibility, and to submit an application.


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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*Guest registration fee allows entry for one adult guest into the Exhibit Hall Grand Opening, the Presidents Party, and the New Members Division Saturday Night Party. In addition, guest passes allow children to attend the Annual Awards and Presidents Party at Universal CityWalk™ as well as the Private Event at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ —Hogsmeade™ in Universal’s Islands of Adventure™, for free with an accompanying paid regular adult registration. Guest passes do not allow for admission into any CLE sessions. Guest rate not available for attorneys or paralegals.

*HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. (s19) Royal Pacific Resort TM & © 2018 UCF Hotel Venture. All rights reserved. *Requires theme park admission. Valid at Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Not valid at Universal’s Volcano Bay or at Pteranodon Flyers™ at Islands of Adventure. Excludes separately ticketed events. Park-to-Park admission required to board the Hogwarts™ Express. Benefit valid only for guests of Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Hard Rock Hotel® and Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, for the number of guests staying in the room for the length of hotel stay. Available during normal theme park operating hours only. Additional restrictions may apply and benefits are subject to change without notice. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2019 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.
Please note, all paralegals must first create a paralegal account on AILA.org 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.

**If you have been with AILA for at least 25 years and have reached the age of 65, please contact membership@aila.org and request to become a Senior member.

»You have to be a Nonprofit AILA Member to receive the AILA Nonprofit Member rate for the conference. Nonprofit nonmembers must send a separate signed statement certifying full-time employment by a nonprofit agency (online registration is not available to nonprofit nonmembers).
***Government and press may be restricted from attending select sessions, please reference the final program for more information regarding “closed” sessions. “Closed” sessions will not be recorded.
AILA will file for CLE credits for the 2019 Annual Conference in all jurisdictions that have mandatory CLE and legal specialization requirements. Eligible participants can receive up to 34.5 total credits (including up to 9.5 ethics credits) in 50-minute jurisdictions and up to 29 total credits (including up to 8 ethics credits) in 60-minute jurisdictions. To receive CLE credit, attorneys must record sessions attended and CLE codes provided at each session via webCLE. Participants seeking CLE credit will be required to submit their attendance of participation via webCLE by Saturday, July 6, 2019, at www.ailawebcle.org. Attorneys are awarded credit based upon the number of session hours they attend at the conference. Attorneys are responsible for accurately tracking and recording the sessions they attend and the relevant CLE codes for CLE reporting. 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.
Please be aware of unofficial or scam solicitations for AILA housing reservations and/or other services related to any of the AILA Conferences. AILA will never call you to secure your AILA hotel reservation. AILA reservations can only be secured via the official hotel group reservation link or the hotel phone numbers listed below.

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center 6000 W Osceola Parkway
Kissimmee, FL 34746

AILA Room Rate:
$255 Single/Double,
plus $15 resort fee and taxes.
The AILA Group Rate has SOLD OUT
(rooms may become available due to cancellations so please check for latest availability)
To reserve your room, please:
Reserve Room Online

Or Call the hotel phone reservation number:
1-877-491-0442
(Hotel Group Code:
AILA 2019)
Overflow Hotels (shuttles will be provided to/from the Headquarter Hotel except Disney's Contemporary Resort)
Disney's Contemporary Resort (7 miles from conference hotel)
4600 North World Dr.
Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL 32830
Shuttles to/from Gaylord will not be provided from the Disney’s Contemporary Resort

AILA Room Rate:
$240 single/double, plus taxes
The AILA Group Rate has SOLD OUT
(rooms may become available due to cancellations so please check for latest availability)
To reserve your room, please:
Reserve Room Online

Or Call the hotel phone reservation number:
(407) 939-4686
(Hotel Group Code: G0765483)
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge (5 miles from Gaylord)
2901 Osceola Parkway
Orlando, FL 32819

AILA Room Rate:
$240 Standard View for single/double, plus taxes
$290 Savannah View for single/ double, plus taxes.
The AILA Group Rate has SOLD OUT
(rooms may become available due to cancellations so please check for latest availability)
To reserve your room, please:
Reserve Room Online

Or Call the hotel phone reservation number:
(407) 939-4686
(Hotel Group Code: G0765483)
Disney’s Port Orleans Resort—Riverside (5 miles from Gaylord)
1251 Riverside Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

AILA Room Rate:
$159 for single/double, plus taxes.
The AILA Group Rate has SOLD OUT
(rooms may become available due to cancellations so please check for latest availability)
To reserve your room, please:
Reserve Room Online

Or Call the hotel phone reservation number:
(407) 939-4686
(Hotel Group Code: G0765483)
Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal™ (11 miles from Gaylord)
6300 Hollywood Way
Orlando, FL 32819

AILA Room Rate:
$222 for single/double, plus taxes.

The AILA Group Rate has SOLD OUT
(rooms may become available due to cancellations so please check for latest availability)
To reserve your room, please:
Reserve Room Online

Or Call the hotel phone reservation number:
1-866-360-7395
(Hotel Group Code: GHRG6G2)
Royal Pacific Resort ™ & © 2018 UCF Hotel Venture. All rights reserved.

Note:
The specially discounted AILA group rate has been contracted for room nights reserved from June 18, 2019 through June 22, 2019, only. The AILA group rate is not guaranteed for any other dates and will be based on availability.

Hotel Cut-off Date: Monday, May 6, 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.


List of Nearby Hotels from Gaylord: Royale Parc Suites
1 mile from Gaylord
5876 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy
Kissimmee, FL 34746
1-407-396-8040
Average rate: $115/night + taxes

Holiday Inn Orlando SW - Celebration Area
1.4 mile from Gaylord
5711 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy
Kissimmee, FL 34746
1-407-396-4222
Average rate: $100/night + taxes

Comfort Suites Maingate
1.7 mile from Gaylord
2775 Florida Plaza Blvd
Kissimmee, FL 34746
1-407-397-7848
Average rate: $175/night + taxes

Delta Discount Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Book Your Flight

You may also call Delta Meeting Network® at 1-800-328-1111* Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (CT) and refer to Meeting Event Code: NY2TK
*Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via our reservation 800 number.

Delta is pleased to offer discounts between 2% and 10% on round-trip travel to Orlando International Airport (MCO). Discounts are applicable for travel on and between June 12, 2019 to June 27, 2019.

Southwest Discount Southwest is pleased to offer 2019 AILA Annual Conference attendees a discount on airfare and 50% Bonus Rapid Reward points from Southwest Airlines through our SWABIZ account when traveling to and from Orlando, FL.

Book your travel between June 15, 2019 and June 24, 2019 to take advantage of the discounted rates.

Go to SWABIZ.com to book your travel! Enter Corporate ID: 99627975

Southwest Airlines offers:
  • No baggage fees (first two bags)
  • No change or cancellation fees
  • Consistently ranked the "Best in Customer Service" by DOT

Book Your Flight

Hertz Discount Hertz is offering car rental discounts for AILA Conference Attendees. Please use the link below or refer to Convention Number (CV): CV# 054Z0001 to get the discount. Online reservations can be made at: 1-800-654-2240. This special offer will be available between June 12 - June 29, 2019.

Book Your Rental

Special Meeting/Convention Tickets Come for the meeting and then stay for the magic! Mixing business with pleasure is easy when you make the most of your free time with special Meeting/Convention Theme Park tickets. Advance purchase lets you skip the lines at the Theme Park ticket windows, save money, and customize your free time to suit your individual agenda.

The discounted tickets are valid from June 12 – June 26, and cannot be purchased after June 18.
Disney provides exclusive After 1PM and After 5PM twilight tickets and special discounted multi-day tickets to meeting & convention groups that are not available at the theme park Ticket Windows. The multi-day tickets include a complimentary admission to an additional Disney experience like a day at a Water Park, or game of Mini Golf. To purchase specially priced Disney Meeting/Convention Theme Park tickets, please call 407-566-5600 or visit www.mydisneygroup.com/aila19. Please note the cut-off date for advance purchase savings is June 18, 2019.

Universal Studios Florida or Universal's Islands of Adventure   1 Day Base – After 7 pm, June 20th
Location: Universal Studios Florida OR Universal's Islands of Adventure
Cost: $49
AILA Attendees and registered guests will have access to the Universal's Islands of Adventure starting at 9 pm on Thursday, June 20th until the park closing at 10 pm. The AILA private event at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade starts at 10 pm-midnight. If you would like to access the park earlier, you can purchase the after 7 pm Base Ticket to access the Universal Studios Florida OR Universal's Islands of Adventure until the park closing at 10 pm.

Universal Discount Tickets Just show your badge at any of the Universal ticket counters to get discounted after 2 pm tickets.

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 conferences@aila.org.
  • 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
Registration cancellations received by May 6, 2019, entitle registrants to a full refund. Cancellations received between May 6, 2019 and June 6, 2019, are subject to an administrative charge of $100. No cancellation requests will be accepted after June 6, 2019, but the conference materials will be made available to all registrants in their AILA Agora Digital Libraries. All cancellation requests must be received in writing or email to conferences@aila.org.

Notice: All registrations and reservations are subject to acceptance. Registrations and reservations received without payment will be returned. Registrations are NOT transferable and cannot be split among conference attendees. Any and all liability of AILA with respect to registration, reservations, cancellations, changes in the date, location or content of the program, and refunds is limited to a sum no greater than the registration fee paid. Under no circumstances shall AILA be liable for incidental or consequential damages of any kind, including, but not limited to, the cost of transportation or lodging. Submission of registration and payment constitutes acceptance of the terms and conditions herein.