The American Immigration Lawyers Association Promotes Professionalism
Christopher Stender is an experienced attorney who has been practicing law for more than two decades. A committed professional, Christopher Stender holds memberships in several legal organizations, including the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).
The AILA provides education, information, and professional support to immigration attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration law. Founded in 1946, the AILA currently has more than 13,000 members spread throughout 38 chapters in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Asia Pacific region.
In addition to local chapters, the AILA operates over 50 national committees and task forces that work to address the range of issues facing immigration attorneys. These committees also seek to improve the professional relations among AILA members by arranging the association’s annual conference and distance-learning programs, as well as publishing its newsletters and peer-reviewed journals, which further serve the AILA’s mission to increase the level of knowledge and professionalism of its members.