Immigration Law Association

The Immigration Law Association is a student organization concerned with immigration law and policy in the United States. The organization seeks 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 organization believes that the principles of decency, reason, humanity, and compassion must have a place in immigration law and policy. The organization also believes that those who enforce immigration law and policy must have concern for the way in which it affects the lives of people. The organization’s goal is to uphold the hope of creating an America better for all.

The objectives of the organization are to: (1) increase member and student participation in advocacy for immigration-related interests by (a) informing members and students about current U.S. immigration law and policy and (b) enhancing respect for immigration law. The organization also seeks to (2) increase the level of knowledge and responsibility of its members by (a) empowering members in pursuing their interest in immigration law, (b) promoting competent, ethical, and lawful immigration services, and (c) encouraging and facilitating member participation in, and support for, pro bono services and programs.