Strategic Assistance


NILA provides strategic assistance to members on issues related to federal court litigation procedure or strategy, including, but not limited to, DHS-issued removal orders (reinstatement orders, expedited removal orders, administrative removal orders), temporary protected status, motions to reopen or reconsider, equitable tolling, damages claims challenging abuse, misconduct, wrongful and deportation (including family separation claims), mandamus actions to compel agency action, APA claims challenging unlawful agency decisions or policies, visa issuance/refusals, actions to compel return to the United States, detention challenges, FOIA claims, and attorneys’ fee litigation.

Our membership year runs for one year from the date of joining NILA. Membership comes with welcome letter and free “gift” and eligibility for our pleading review program.

 2022 Membership Rates:

• General Member:  $250
• Non-Profit Attorneys – Law School Professors/Clinics – Federal/State Defenders: $125

Organization and Law Firm memberships also are available. If 5 or more nonprofit attorneys join, the per attorney price drops to $100. If 5 or more firm attorneys join, the per attorney price drops to $200. To obtain an organization or law firm membership, please email Trina Realmuto, 

Become a NILA member or Renew Your NILA Membership TODAY!

General Member

Non-Profit Member


In addition, time and capacity permitting and for an additional fee, NILA members are eligible to have NILA staff review and provide high-level comments and/or edits on pleadings in individual cases. Members interested in this service should email Trina Realmuto, or Mary Kenney, to inquire about availability. 

2022 Pleading Review Rates:  

• 10 pages or less:    $75

• 11-20 pages:         $150

• 21-30 pages:         $200
• 31-65 pages:         $300  

National Immigration Litigation Alliance, Inc.
Tel: (617) 819-4649