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 [...]
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: http://www.atlantabar.org/?page=ProBonoMarchMadness
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com to confirm your attendance.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]