AILA Nevada Chapter Immigration Website
Web Site of the Nevada Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). AILA is an international association of over 8,000 attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration law. AILA Member attorneys represent U.S. families and businesses, students, entertainers, and athletes. In addition we assist those seeking asylum and relief from deportation. AILA is an Affiliated Organization of the American Bar Association and is represented in the ABA House of Delegates.

The U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS),
an agency of the Department of Justice, is responsible for enforcing the laws regulating the admission of foreign-born persons (i.e., aliens) to the United States and for administering various immigration benefits, including the naturalization of qualified applicants for U.S. citizenship. INS also works with the Department of State, the Department of Health and Human Services and the United Nations in the admission and resettlement of refugees. INS is headed by a Commissioner who reports to the Attorney General.

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
Founded in 1946, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is a bar association of over 7,500 attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration law. Member attorneys represent tens of thousands of US businesses and industries, foreign students, entertainers, and asylum seekers, often on a pro bono basis. AILA is an Affiliated Organization of the American Bar Association.


Las Vegas Sub Office of the INS
This office provides services for immigration-related matters for the Nevada counties of Clark, Esmerelda, Nye, and Lincoln.

Las Vegas Immigration Court
a useful link to the website of the Immigration Court in Las Vegas.

Legal Information Institute
"Federal immigration law determines whether a person is an alien, and associated legal rights, duties, and obligations of aliens in the United states. It also provides means by which certain aliens can become naturalized citizens with full rights of citizenship. Immigration law serves as a gatekeeper for the nation's border: it determines who may enter, how long they may stay and when they must leave..."

The Visa Bulletin
All about the most current availability of immigrant numbers for family based or employment based immigrant visas, as well as "Priority Dates for Family Based Immigrant Visas" "Priority Dates for Employment-Based Immigrant Visas".