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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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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Go Formal for Freedom: Celebrating 10 Years of Service

Go Formal for Freedom: Celebrating 10 Years of Service March 18th marked an incredible celebration - 10 years worth of celebration, in fact! GAIN sponsors and supporters joined us at the World of Coca-Cola to recognize the many years of service provided to Atlanta community. MC Mariela Romero guided the night with poise [...]

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Intern Spotlight – Katie Clark, Public Relations

My name is Katie Clark and I am a rising college senior at Kennsaw State University pursuing a degree in public relations and marketing. This summer, I had the privilege of being GAIN’s Public Relations and Marketing intern and I loved every minute of it. By working with GAIN, my [...]

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Board Member Spotlight – Tracie Klinke

Alpa Amin (Lead Attorney, left) with Board of Directors Co-Chair Tracie Klinke (right) Do you have a friend in your life who you can rely on for anything? For GAIN, that friend is Tracie Klinke, Co-Chair of our Board of Directors and the owner of Klinke Immigration. Tracie [...]

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What A Win – Delta Air Lines’ Legal Department’s T Visa Case

At GAIN, we value the efforts of every volunteer attorney that takes on a case; the work of our volunteers significantly improves the lives of our clients, and this effort deserves celebration. This season, we'd like to recognize the extraordinary team at Delta Airlines who secured T-Visa relief for a Mexican client. Ryan [...]

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Trafficking in Persons Report 2015 Release

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of State released their annual Trafficking in Persons ("TIP") Report. See the full report here. The biggest highlights and controversies of the State Department's analysis include raising Malaysia and Cuba's rankings from Tier 3 (a failing grade) to Tier 2 (the watch list), and keeping Cambodia's [...]

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What Americans Really Think About Legal Status for Undocumented Immigrants

Immigration is getting a lot of attention this year as new presidential candidates begin their campaigns for the 2016 election. Many candidates will attempt to communicate their stance on immigration reform in the coming months, signaling its importance to the voting public. If you did not read the Pew Research [...]

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Board Member Spotlight – Sarah Hawk

Board Co-Chair Sarah Hawk is a crucial member of the GAIN family. She has worked with us for over seven years in several capacities, gracefully guiding the organization as a board member and improving the lives of many of our clients as a volunteer attorney.