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Javier Maldonado to Receive 2006 Daniel Levy Memorial Award

LexisNexis Matthew Bender® Cordially Invites You to the presentation of the Fifth Annual DANIEL LEVY MEMORIAL AWARD for Outstanding Achievement in Immigration Law 7:30 P.M., Wednesday, June 21, 2006 Room 209 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio. Cocktails and Hors d'oeuvres...

IJJ Senior Fellow Martha Mendoza (Associated Press) Wins Freedom of Information Award

"IJJ Senior Fellow Martha Mendoza has won the 27th annual Brechner Center’s Freedom of Information Award for her work in testing the public’s right-to-information in 100 countries. In its announcement , the Brechner Center cited Mendoza’s national award-winning series, “...

Thomas Ragland to be Honored @ AILA Conference

"On Thursday, June 27, 2013, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) will bestow its highest annual honor, the Edith Lowenstein Memorial Award for excellence in advancing the practice of immigration law, to our very own Thomas Ragland. AILA is the most comprehensive and significant professional...

$15 Million Award in Oakland Immigration Scam

"The city of Oakland won a record $15.1 million civil judgment against a bogus immigration consulting company that it accused of preying on vulnerable families as they sought legal residency in the United States, officials said Thursday. American Legal Services and its owners claimed that consultants...

Immigration Advocates Network (IAN) to Receive Award for Excellence in E-Lawyering

"Every year at the ABA TECHSHOW , the eLawyering Task Force recognizes an organization, law firm or lawyer with the James I. Keane Award for Excellence in eLawyering. The Immigration Advocates Network will receive the award this year for its exemplary work in using technology to broaden access to...

Harvard Clinical Prof. Deborah Anker Wins Human Rights Award

"Clinical Professor of Law Deborah Anker and the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program (HIRC) will receive a prestigious human rights award from the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the leading immigration bar association, in June. Anker, one of the most widely known asylum...

Attorney Matt Adams to be Honored for Major Federal Court Victory for Immigrant Detainees

Leslie Brown, Sept. 21, 2016 - "The win last year was a game-changer. Thanks to a class-action lawsuit brought by several public interest attorneys, a federal judge ruled that immigrants with mental disabilities facing deportation proceedings are entitled to a lawyer, a first-ever affirmation of...