Besides being a good practice in order to be a better lawyer, lawyers have an ethical duty to stay current on the legal fields in which they practice. Below are resources in immigration law that can help with staying current on immigration law.
BNA Bloomberg (Workplace Immigration Report) This resource produced bi-weekly by the Bureau of National Affairs highlights news and cases related to workplace immigration issues.
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CQ Roll Call Washington Immigration Briefing (Westlaw)
Immigration briefings (Westlaw) Immigration Briefings provides in-depth analysis of a timely immigration law topic each month.
The Hill: Immigration (Westlaw)
Westlaw Immigration Daily Briefing (Westlaw)
Interpreter Releases (Westlaw) Interpreter Releases provides weekly analysis of legislative, administrative, and judicial developments related to immigration law.
Immigration Business News & Comment (Westlaw) This resource includes full text of articles from a semimonthly newsletter, Immigration Business News and Comment, edited by Austin T. Fragomen Jr. and Careen Shannon.
ILW.COM This is a daily online newspaper that focuses on United States Immigration. ILW has produced CLEs and also published books.
The following resources provide lists of employment opportunities in immigration law.
AILA (Private sector jobs) Go to the Career Center from the AILA homepage.
USA Jobs (U.S. Gov’t jobs only) You must create a profile to apply for jobs. To search for job openings you can select the agency and job type.
Immigration Advocates Network (non-profit jobs)
Organizational websites are often good resources for finding information about your legal topic area. Many organizational websites contain resources or publications pages that have documents that maybe helpful to people searching for information on the topic. Additionally, these websites may have lists of current cases being litigated by the organization on the topic to which they are related.
The Commission directs the Association’s efforts to ensure fair treatment and full due process rights for immigrants and refugees within the United States. Guided by resolutions adopted by the ABA House of Delegates, the Commission works to coordinate and strengthen the ABA’s response to legal developments and to address the needs of immigrants and newcomers.
The American Immigration Lawyers Association 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.
The Immigration Advocates Network (IAN) is a collaborative effort of leading immigrants' rights organizations designed to increase access to justice for low-income immigrants and strengthen the capacity of organizations serving them.
The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) is a national non-profit resource center that provides legal trainings, educational materials, and advocacy to advance immigrant rights.
The purpose of ASISTA is to centralize assistance for advocates and attorneys facing complex legal problems in advocating for immigrant survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
The National Immigration Project (NIPNLG) is a national non-profit that provides legal and technical support to immigrant communities, legal practitioners, and all advocates seeking to advance the rights of noncitizens.