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NEW OPINION AFFECTS IMMIGRANT VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND GANG-BASED VIOLENCE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW OPINION AFFECTS IMMIGRANT VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND GANG-BASED VIOLENCE [Atlanta, GA, Wednesday, June 13, 2018] On Monday June 11th, 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued an opinion on Matter of A-B which overturned Matter of A-R-C-G, a Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) case allowing victims of domestic violence to seek [...]

By | June 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

View GAIN’s 2017 Impact Report!

Read our 2017 Impact Report by clicking here: GAIN's Impact Report; 2017 Final. 

GAIN’s Annual Gala will be on March 23rd!

Won't you join us? Join GAIN on March 23rd, 2018 for a night of celebration at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta to recognize twelve years of service to asylum seekers and immigrant victims of human trafficking, domestic violence, sexual assault, and other crimes. Join us in celebrating the adversity that our clients have overcome and the [...]

By | February 6th, 2018|Events, GAIN Events, Galas, News|0 Comments

Emory Law’s Event “Executive Action Restricting Travel and Refugee Resettlement”

Emory University School of Law will be hosting an event on Thursday, February 23rd entitled "Executive Action Restricting Travel and Refugee Resettlement" where some of GAIN's community partners, like Azadeh Shahshahani, Project South representative , will be speaking about how the Executive Order fits into current US immigration policies. Interested? RSVP Here: http://bit.ly/iLAWpanel

By | February 17th, 2017|Events, GAIN Events, News|0 Comments

Atlanta Bar Association’s March Madness Training

On Thursday, March 30th, GAIN will be participating in the Atlanta Bar Foundation's March Madness training. During the event, GAIN will teach potential volunteer attorneys and interested paralegals about GAIN's two projects, Victims of Violence and Asylum. To RSVP for the event, please visit the link below: http://www.atlantabar.org/?page=ProBonoMarchMadness

By | February 17th, 2017|Events, News|0 Comments

Atlanta International School Panel on Human Trafficking

On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017, GAIN's Lead Attorney/ Victims of Violence Attorney will be speaking at the Atlanta International School's Anti-Human Trafficking Pannel Discussion in celebration of #MyFreedomDay. To RSVP, email aisahumatrafficking@gmail.com.

By | February 9th, 2017|Events, GAIN Events, News|0 Comments

Community Forum on Immigration Law Changes

Will you be joining GAIN's community partner, Raksha, Inc February 10th, 2017 for a community forum on immigration law changes at the Care and Counseling Center of Georgia ? We can't wait to see you there! Please email karnani@antoniniandcohen.com to confirm your attendance.

By | February 9th, 2017|Events, GAIN Events, News|0 Comments

Intern Spotlight – Sarah Vargas, Masters’ of Social Work

Sarah Vargas excitedly joined the GAIN team as the MSW Intern for the academic year. She expects to complete her studies in May of 2017, earning a Master’s of Social Work from Georgia State University. Previously, Sarah worked as a case management intern with a Metro-Atlanta organization that provided social services to families and children experiencing [...]

By | September 12th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Tapestri’s Live Without Fear Event: GAIN Community Partner of the Year

  Tapestri's 6th Annual Fundraiser "Live Without Fear" Silent Auction & Awards Community Partner of the Year On September 22, 2016 GAIN will be the recipient of the Community Partner of the Year award from Tapestri, an Atlanta nonprofit dedicated to ending violence and oppression in refugee and immigrant communities. Each year, Tapestri chooses to honor a [...]

By | September 8th, 2016|Events, GAIN Events|0 Comments

Thank You to all of our Friends & Supporters for Attending Dining For a Cause!

Dining for a Cause Thank You! We had a truly incredible night on Aug 30 as we celebrated our accomplishments with our supporters, longtime friends, and talented volunteers at Dining for a Cause at Mi Cocina in Atlanta. Thank you to everyone who attended and made this event possible! By supporting GAIN as so many of you did, [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|GAIN Events, News|0 Comments