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:

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:

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

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 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

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

Challenges in Advocating for Victims of Violence, an Intern’s Perspective

Challenges in Advocating for Victims of Violence Nicole is our summer legal intern and often writes about her perspective working at GAIN, which you can read more about here. We're thrilled to share her most recent post. Jimena is a survivor of domestic violence, and one of our newest clients. She lives in a rural [...]

By | July 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Intern Spotlight – Nicole Alanko, Summer Legal Intern

About Nicole Nicole grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and Staunton, Virginia. Growing up in Atlanta, she was able to meet people from all over the world from a very young age. Following this passion, she graduated from the George Washington University in Washington, DC in 2015 with a major in International Affairs and a minor [...]

By | July 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Sutherland Team Wins Asylum Case

Sutherland Team Wins Asylum Case At GAIN, we encounter many difficult cases that post distinct challenges. Complicated immigration histories, imperfect documentation, and dynamic fact patterns all stand to make a case hard to represent. When the amazing team of Sutherland attorneys agreed to represent a detained Haitian man’s application for asylum, we knew the challenge [...]

By | May 27th, 2016|News|0 Comments