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Gulf Coast Immigration Attorneys Go To Washington

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April 11 is the National Day of Action (NDA), an event sponsored by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). On the National Day of Action, hundreds of AILA members from around the country will descend on Washington, D.C. to meet with their congressmen and senators. The purpose of NDA is for AILA members to meet personally with congressional leaders to advocate for immigration policies and reform.

“Sometimes our congressmen are receptive, and sometimes they are not,” said Stanley Walker, AILA member with Southern Star Immigration in Ft. Walton Beach, Fla. “One of our goals is to present our local congressmen with as many personal letters as possible to show them that immigration advocacy and reform are important issues that you care about.”

Walkers, who will be one of the lawyers attending the NDA, is asking Gulf Coast residents to write a letter to their respective congressmen to tell them about personal experiences…

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