American Immigration Lawyers Association
Chicago Chapter


Action Alert — January 12, 2017

January 12, 2017 Please take a moment to show your support to Senator Durbin for his re-introduction of the Bridge Act!   Send Tweets to @SenatorDurbin and to @RepGutierrez:   @SenatorDurbin @RepGutierrez: Thanks for your support and leadership re-introducing the #BridgeAct today in Congress!  #withDACA #SaveDACA Contact: Monica Garcia (Durbin), (202) 224-7028 Taylor Reidy (Graham), […]

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Action Alert — January 11, 2017

The Advocacy Committee has lots of exciting updates and reminders.   Ways to Stay Involved with ALL that is going on in DC this week   With all of the rushed confirmation hearings and goings-on in DC this month, it can be hard to keep track of what is going on and when to make […]

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Action Alert — January 9, 2017

This week marks the beginning of Senate committee hearings to approve President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks.  First up, on Tuesday, is Sen. Jeff Sessions’ (R-AL) Attorney General nomination hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.  AILA submitted a statement to the Judiciary Committee, noting that Senator Sessions’ record “raises serious concerns that he would be unwilling […]

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Action Alert — January 4, 2017

Given the current political environment, 2017 is going to be an interesting year for immigration advocacy.  We cannot think of a better way to prepare for all the amazing work ahead than a COMPLIMENTARY training from the media committee and trainers from AILA National. The media committee and trainers from AILA National will conduct an […]

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Action Alert — December 22, 2016

As you know, December 9, 2016, Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Jeff Flake (R-AZ), and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) introduced the “Bar Removal of Immigrants who Dream and Grow the Economy,” or BRIDGE Act (S. 3542), which would provide DACA-eligible individuals the chance to apply for “provisional protected presence,” […]

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