American Immigration Lawyers Association, New England Chapter


  • Overview of Organization and Services:
    American Immigration Lawyers Association - (AILA)

    AILA's Mission
    Founded in 1946, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) 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.

    AILA Member attorneys represent tens of thousands of U.S. businesses and industries, foreign students, entertainers, athletes, and asylum seekers, often on a pro bono basis.

    AILA is an Affiliated Organization of the American Bar Association.

    AILA - New England Chapter
    The New England Chapter of American Immigration Lawyers Association members are attorneys or other legal professionals specializing in immigration law and working or living in the New England region.
    The Chapter is comprised of more than 600 attorney members who practice in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. The organization provides workshops for immigrants in the community to educate them on their rights.

    The New England Chapter has received AILA’s Platinum Level award, the highest award possible, in recognition of the Chapter’s leadership and service since 2014.

    Further information about the New England chapter and finding an immigration lawyer is available from the National Office of AILA at or by calling 202-216-2400.
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  • Demographics Served:
    Adults: 19+, Families, Seniors: 60+, Youth: 13-18
  • City/Towns Served:
    Amesbury, Newbury (incl. Byfield), Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury, West Newbury
  • Types of Services Provided:
    Immigrant Services