Session Tracks

The 2020 AILA Annual Conference (AC20) is your opportunity to step away from your desk, take a break from your daily tasks, and learn new solutions for today’s most challenging immigration quandaries. During this largest gathering of immigration law professionals in the country, you’ll hear the issues attorneys are encountering across the country and learn the strategies and tactics they’re using to overcome these challenges.


Perfect for new practitioners, this comprehensive track runs Wed–Sat, and provides a strong foundation of immigration law basics


Explore the latest family-immigration issues—e.g., public charge and social media dangers—and attend the litigation skills for non-litigators mini track


Add litigation and removal defense to your arsenal


A comprehensive track for the business-immigration practitioner covering the latest regulatory changes, adjudication trends, and process overhauls

Practice Management

Prepare your practice for the changing times, learn how to integrate new technology, and understand the ethics issues


Hear directly from the agencies in these Government Open Forums

Mini Tracks


Explore and learn new strategies for VAWAs, U’s, and T’s and for family separation


Learn how you can adjust your practice to prioritize and protect your health and well-being

Consular Practice

Learn the latest trends and key concepts in consular practice

Immigration Justice Campaign

Revive and rejuvenate your inner fearless lawyer and learn new skills with the Immigration Justice Campaign


Delve into the immigration consequences of criminal activity, CIMTs, and post-conviction relief


Learn about advanced FOIA strategies, MPP Asylum Seekers, volunteering at the border, and more

Attendance Gets You CLE Sessions … and a Whole Lot More!


Notice: Government and press may be restricted from attending select sessions. Please reference the final program for more information regarding these “closed” sessions. “Closed” sessions will not be recorded.


Please note: All paralegals must first create a paralegal account on 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.

Register online with your credit card. To pay by check, download the registration form and mail it in.

Marketa Lindt, AILA President

AILA President Marketa Lindt invites you to the 2020 AILA Annual Conference.

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