On Monday, September 14, 2020, Bob White, Principal of Masuda Funai's Immigration Practice Group, presented at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Chicago Chapter's virtual monthly meeting. This meeting recorded the highest number of AILA's 600 members attending a monthly meeting within the past year. Bob White's educational presentation focused on PERM Overview/Audit Update aspects of immigration law, and covered current PERM audit language templates.
The AILA through its chapters, including the Chicago Chapter, 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. The AILA is the national association of more than 15,000 attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration law. AILA member attorneys represent U.S. families seeking permanent residence for close family members, as well as U.S. businesses seeking talent from the global marketplace. AILA members also represent foreign students, entertainers, athletes, and asylum seekers, often on a pro bono basis. Founded in 1946, AILA is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that provides continuing legal education, information, professional services, and expertise through its 39 chapters and over 50 national committees.