Immigration Advocates Network
Getting Started with: Using Interpreters

Getting Started with: Using Interpreters

May 5, 2022

In this series, we talk to experts in the field to get their insight on working with a particular immigration client subset. This episode’s focus is on working with interpreters and features Nitin Goyal, Deputy Program Director at CAIR Coalition.

VAWA Origins and Reauthorization—1994 to Now

VAWA Origins and Reauthorization—1994 to Now

April 22, 2022

In this episode, we spoke to Dr. Kirsten Rambo, executive director at ASISTA, who gave us background on the origins of VAWA, past reauthorization processes, and insight into this most recent reauthorization from her point of view as an expert and advocate.

Getting Started with: Immigrant Children

Getting Started with: Immigrant Children

March 10, 2022

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In this series, we talk to experts in the field to get their insight on working with a particular immigration client subset. This episode’s focus is on working with immigrant children and features Andrew Craycroft, a staff attorney at Immigrant Legal Resource Center.

 
Getting Started with: Clients with Mental Illness

Getting Started with: Clients with Mental Illness

February 15, 2022

In this series, we talk to experts in the field to get their insight on working with a particular immigration client subset. This episode’s focus is on working with clients who are dealing with mental health issues, and features Christine Lin, Director of Training and Technical Assistance at the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies.

An Perspective on Refugee/Asylum Advocacy

An Perspective on Refugee/Asylum Advocacy

February 1, 2022

In this podcast, Shala Gafary, new Managing Attorney for Human Rights First’s Project: Afghan Legal Assistance, provides listeners with perspectives and insight gained from working on the front lines of various refugee crises: ranging from the Greek Migrant Crisis to the topical Afghanistan Refugee Crisis.  

Getting Started with: Clients in Detention

Getting Started with: Clients in Detention

January 25, 2022

In this series, we talk to experts in the field to get their insight on working with a particular immigration client subset. This episode’s focus is on working with clients who are detained and features Colleen Cowgill, Pro Bono Coordinating Attorney for Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network’s Detention Program.

Understanding the New U Visa Bona Fide Determination Policy

Understanding the New U Visa Bona Fide Determination Policy

December 10, 2021

In this podcast, Catherine Seitz of Immigration Institute of the Bay Area walked us through June's BFD policy and what it means for U Visa petitioners.

A Conversation with UndocuBlack Network on the Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act (LRIF)
Remote Pro Bono Projects

Remote Pro Bono Projects

September 2, 2021
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Navigating the Public Charge Rule During COVID-19
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