Kathleen Campbell Walker is a former national president of (2007-08) and general counsel (2009-10) to the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) www.aila.com. She is a member of the Dickinson Wright PLLC law firm headquartered in Detroit. She practices from the El Paso, Texas office. In 2014, Ms. Walker received the AILA Founder's Award which is given from time to time to the person or entity having the most substantial impact on the field of immigration law or policy. In 2012, she was selected by Texas Lawyer as its top "Go-To" Lawyer in Texas in immigration law. Board certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, she was selected to serve on the Council of Foreign Relations Independent Task Force on U.S. Immigration Policy, which was co-chaired by former Governor Jeb Bush. She has testified multiple times before Congress and at the state level in Texas regarding immigration policy and law.