Bolour for AILA Board of Governors Campaign Statement

by Ally Bolour

About The Author Bolour has been practicing immigration law since 1996 when he was admitted to the California State Bar. Mr. Bolour is a graduated of Southwestern University School of Law, in Los Angeles. Mr. Bolour is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Lawyers Association. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees at the American Immigration Council, based in Washington, DC. From 2004 until 2010, he served on the Board of Directors at the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) based in NY. From 2007 until 2009, he was the Co-Chair of the Board at IGLHRC. Previously, he was the Co-Chair, of the Beverly Hills Bar Association, Immigration Law Section in 1999/2000 and since 1998, continues to volunteer for and take pro bono cases at the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center. Mr. Bolour has frequently participated as a speaker on immigration-related seminars sponsored by the American Immigration Lawyers Association, National Immigration Project, LA County Bar Association, Harvard University LGBT Policy and Law Conference, Immigration Equality, and Lavender Law Project. He speaks fluent Farsi.

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