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 [...]
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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, [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]