seeks to hire a Legal Orientation Program (LOP) Attorney to provide
group and individual legal rights presentations, coordinate pro bono
representation, and engage in limited direct representation on behalf of
immigration detainees in South Texas. This position is based in
" A year
ago, USCIS initiated an internal system change that altered where we
send receipt notices (I-797). Last month, when the change went into
effect, we heard from stakeholders that this change had an unintended
negative external impact. We scheduled a stakeholder meeting, gained an...
"Using an intensive case management model
and human rights based approach, Safe Horizon operates a comprehensive,
community-focused social and legal services program for survivors of
human trafficking, many of whom have experienced and witnessed physical,
sexual and/or psychological abuse...
is the role of the attorney in advising non-citizens who may be
committing crimes in Alabama by virtue of simply being alive in Alabama?" - Cyrus D. Mehta, Nov. 11, 2011 .
"WDA seeks a full-time immigration resource attorney to join WDAIP staff.
The position is funded for one year beginning July 1, 2012, and WDA is
committed to seeking additional full-time funding to continue the
position. The position is based in WDA’s Seattle office and requires
"When the state Supreme Court asked for briefing on whether an undocumented immigrant can be admitted as a lawyer in California, it didn't ask simple questions. ... [T]he court also asked for briefing on any "legal and public policy limitations" on an undocumented immigrant's ability...
" An undocumented immigrant who applied for a law license in Florida cannot be admitted to the bar, the State Supreme Court said Thursday in a case being watched closely by both sides of the immigration debate. But the decision, according to legal observers, did not appear to be an actual rejection...
"Maricela Haro had an elaborate strategy for finding vulnerable immigrants and scamming them out of thousands of dollars.
Some of Haro’s victims say her scheme revolved around winning their trust. It went like this: She falsely claimed that she was an immigration attorney, and that her...
"Cesar Vargas seemed to have checked all the right boxes in his quest to become a lawyer in New York State. He made honors at both college and law school in New York City, his home since coming to the United States from Mexico at age 5. He interned with a State Supreme Court judge, a Brooklyn district...