Posted: December 17th, 2012 | By: Ask Sam
Following Thursday’s column on how to find an immigration law attorney, Margaret Taylor, a professor at Wake Forest University School of Law who specializes in immigration law, wrote in to provide additional suggestions.
“The best way to find an attorney competent in immigration law is through the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA),” she wrote. “AILA is an association of over 12,000 immigration attorneys nationwide. It is not a licensing or credentialing agency, but its members must be members in good standing of their State Bar associations, and they have made a professional commitment to join AILA, which provides the mentoring and continuing legal education necessary to be a good immigration attorney.”
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