Founded in 1946, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is a national bar association of attorneys who practice and teach immigration law.


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Biden v. Texas

The Supreme Court released Biden v. Texas as the final opinion of the October 2021 Term.  The majority opinion was written by chief Justice Roberts, joined by Breyer, Sotomayor, Kagan, and Kavanaugh joined, Kavanaugh concurred.  The holding: The Government’s recission of MPP did NOT violate the immigration and nationality act and Mayorkas memo terminating the program was legal and constitutes the final agency action under the […]

Practice Alert: District Court Stay Expires and Mayorkas Enforcement Priorities May Not Be Relied Upon

AILA Doc. No. 22062752 | Dated June 27, 2022 On June 10, 2022, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas issued an order vacating Secretary Mayorkas’s September 30, 2021, memorandum Guidelines for the Enforcement of Civil Immigration Law (the Mayorkas memo). The decision was administratively stayed through June 24, 2022, to allow the Fifth Circuit the chance […]

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