It is a singular feeling to taxi into an airport for the purpose of protest. Confused, insofar as travel or receiving travelers is generally a joyful experience, albeit one laced with some anxiety. Walking into protest is altogether different.
Yesterday the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld district court Judge Robart’s temporary restraining order.
These are uncertain times for immigrants in America, and the urgent need for free and affordable competent counsel in deportation proceedings has never been more critical.
Stephanie’s family came to New York in 1998 when she was five and overstayed their tourist visas.
The general election has finally ended after a divisive campaign. During the campaign President-elect, Donald J. Trump, articulated his intention to deport the 11.5 million undocumented immigrants living in this country, ban Muslims from coming into the United States, and build a wall to prevent Mexicans and others from entering the country without authorization. Today, the road to comprehensive immigration reform is steeper than ever. With the President-elect promising to ratchet up enforcement, the consequences of not having a lawyer could be devastating for immigrant children, adults and families.
Join Bon Appetit for the launch of their fundraising series, “Family Meal” where they take over a chef’s restaurant for a one-night-only party that gives diners unprecedented access to an integral back-of-house ritual: family meal.
All proceeds from ticket sales to the Monday, November 21st event at Wildair will go to Immigrant Justice Corps. Immigrants are essential members of the restaurant industry, and they need our support now more than ever.
Monday, November 21st, Wildair, 6pm – 9pm
Chef Jeremiah Stone & Fabian Von Hauske
Charity: Immigrant Justice Corps
The Immigrant Justice Corps applauds Governor Cuomo for his vigorous support for immigrants in these uncertain times. We proudly support the establishment of an Immigrant Legal Defense Fund in recognition of the tremendous difference competent and ethical representation makes in challenging deportation, seeking lawful status and keeping families together.
Immigrant Justice Corps, the nation’s first immigration legal fellowship program, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Jojo Annobil as Executive Director. Mr. Annobil has led the immigration unit of the Legal Aid Society where he has worked for over two decades, and is an indefatigable advocate for immigrants.
We are thrilled to announce the third class of Immigrant Justice Corps fellows. They are the most motivated, skilled new immigration lawyers and advocates in America, and we are so proud they are beginning their careers with us. (more…)