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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 [...]

Board Member Spotlight – Tracie Klinke2018-09-17T01:16:19+00:00

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 [...]

What A Win – Delta Air Lines’ Legal Department’s T Visa Case2018-09-17T01:16:19+00:00

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 [...]

Trafficking in Persons Report 2015 Release2018-09-17T01:16:19+00:00

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 [...]

What Americans Really Think About Legal Status for Undocumented Immigrants2018-09-17T01:16:19+00:00

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.

Board Member Spotlight – Sarah Hawk2018-09-17T01:16:19+00:00

What a Win – Kilpatrick Townsend’s T-Visa Case

The Kilpatrick Townsend team that represented Ji-min was comprised of Attorneys Jamie Graham, Kathryn Isted, and Amy McCullough. The three worked tirelessly to apply for a T-visa for Ji-min, a form of relief for immigrant victims of human trafficking that provides work authorization, authorized stay in the United States for 4 years, and the eligibility to obtain a Green Card. In May, the attorneys were delighted to hear that her Ji-min's application was approved by USCIS.

What a Win – Kilpatrick Townsend’s T-Visa Case2018-09-17T01:16:19+00:00

Thailand’s First Anti-Human Trafficking Day

Two weeks ago on June 5, 2015, Thailand held its first Anti-Human Trafficking Day ceremony. The ceremony featured a discussion concerning the country’s problem with human trafficking and presented awards to journalists, police officers, and government officials who have assisted in exposing cases of human trafficking in the country. Thailand's [...]

Thailand’s First Anti-Human Trafficking Day2018-09-17T01:16:19+00:00

Senior Counsel William E. Hoffmann, Jr. Represents Asylum Case at the U.S. Supreme Court

[Originally published on Law360, May 4th 2015.] Man Kidnapped By Al-Shabab Takes Asylum Bid To High Court By Matthew Bultman Law360, New York (May 04, 2015, 1:33 PM ET) -- A Somali man who was kidnapped by the Islamist militant group al-Shabab has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review his [...]

Senior Counsel William E. Hoffmann, Jr. Represents Asylum Case at the U.S. Supreme Court2018-09-17T01:16:20+00:00

President Obama Announces Executive Action to Stay Deportation of Millions of Undocumented Immigrants

Please Contact: Monica Khant, mkhant@georgiaasylum.org Alpa Amin, aamin@georgiaasylum.org PRESIDENT OBAMA ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE ACTION TO STAY DEPORTATION OF MILLIONS OF UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS For Immediate Release November 21, 2014 ATLANTA - Last night, President Obama announced his intent to take executive action to temporarily reform immigration guidelines and to stay the deportation [...]

President Obama Announces Executive Action to Stay Deportation of Millions of Undocumented Immigrants2014-11-21T16:26:04+00:00

NYC Might Stop Honoring Immigrant Detainment Orders

If a City Council proposal passes this week, New York City might be able to start ignoring detention requests issued by immigration authorities without a warrant from a federal judge. Police may honor a "hold" or "detainer" of an immigrant only if the subject has been convicted of a “violent or [...]

NYC Might Stop Honoring Immigrant Detainment Orders2018-09-17T01:16:20+00:00