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

New Anti-Trafficking Law in Kenya

The Kenyan Parliament passed a new anti-trafficking law that more fully supports and protects victims of human trafficking, strengthening the prosecution of accused traffickers and paving the way for more convictions. This law promises improvements to the way trafficking is prosecuted in Kenya, which could have broad effects on trafficking in and out of the [...]

By | September 9th, 2014|News|1 Comment

Changes to the I-601A Provisional Waiver

Changes to the I-601A Provisional Waiver Written by Erin Cawthorn, Emory Law School, 2016 The National Benefits Center (“NBC”) is predicting I-601A provisional waivers of inadmissibility for unlawful presence to be approved more often and more rapidly as the agency expands and reconsiders the adjudication standards for approval. Individuals who have been present unlawfully in [...]

By | December 10th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Update on Immigration Reform

Update on Immigration ReformWritten by Miguel Aristizabal, Emory Law School, 2016As immigration reform makes its way to Washington’s priority list after the recent government shutdown, momentum seems to be building for the bill introduced by the Senate to be passed into law. The bill introduced by Congress is officially known as the Border Security, Economic [...]

By | November 8th, 2013|News|0 Comments