Are you a law student and interested in a membership in AILA New York? Here are all the great benefits for you.
AILA Membership Directory
All AILA law student members are included in the online Membership Directory. This is a great tool for researching immigration law firms and AILA members in your area, giving you a head start preparing for the post-law school job hunt!
Law student members have special access to InfoNet, AILA’s members-only website, with research capabilities, government notices, and the latest on AILA activities, products, services, and events—all available at www.aila.org/lawstudents.
Law student members receive a quarterly e-newsletter designed specifically for them. This benefit highlights ways for you to get involved in AILA, read AILA member success stories, and much more! As a student member, you may also contribute articles.
Student E-mail Network
Network with other student members from around the country. Ask questions, start a debate, or discover answers to the case challenges that you are studying at your own school.
AILA Career Center
When you post your resume through AILA’s Career Center, you can highlight on your resume that you are an AILA Law Student Member. You will also gain access to the latest articles on job hunting, resume writing, and networking through several features of the Center.
Through AILA Agora law student members are able to shop for AILA publications, conferences, and recordings. Additionally, free downloadable conference recordings, seminars, podcasts, and much more are available to student members.
AILA offers a wide variety of immigration legal publications which are must-have resources written and edited by some of the nation’s foremost experts on immigration law. AILA law student members are eligible for the specially discounted AILA member price. Order online at agora.aila.org.
Law student members of AILA can attend conferences at a significantly discounted rate. You’ll hear from leading experts who will share experiences and provide professional insight on critical immigration issues. In addition, AILA conferences are designed to allow for networking opportunities so that students can build their network of contacts, greatly enhancing their chances for professional advancement once they pass the bar. As a law student member you may also qualify for one of our scholarships to attend the AILA Annual Conference for free!
Fastcase provides free access to a comprehensive legal research system containing a full range of federal caselaw and Board of Immigration Appeals precedent decisions. It features smarter technology, customized searching, and even a mobile legal research app!
Advocacy and Communications
AILA’s Advocacy and Communications staff is committed to educating the public, media, and members of Congress about the ways in which U.S. immigration law and policy serves the national interest by reuniting American families, protecting refugees, and providing U.S. employers with the specialized skills they need to remain globally competitive. Students are invited to get involved…take action…make a difference, especially at the local level!
AILA Association Partners
As a law student member, you are eligible for the AILA member credit card. This is a low-interest credit card with no annual fee. And once you graduate, there are more than 15 special offerings—including liability insurance and computer equipment to help you get your professional career started right!