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Intern Spotlight – Sarah Vargas, Masters’ of Social Work

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 [...]

Intern Spotlight – Sarah Vargas, Masters’ of Social Work2018-09-17T01:16:18+00:00

Thank You to all of our Friends & Supporters for Attending Dining For a Cause!

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 [...]

Thank You to all of our Friends & Supporters for Attending Dining For a Cause!2018-09-17T01:16:18+00:00

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. [...]

Challenges in Advocating for Victims of Violence, an Intern’s Perspective2018-09-17T01:16:18+00:00

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 [...]

Intern Spotlight – Nicole Alanko, Summer Legal Intern2018-09-17T01:16:18+00:00

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 [...]

Sutherland Team Wins Asylum Case2016-07-14T17:47:26+00:00

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 [...]

Go Formal for Freedom: Celebrating 10 Years of Service2018-09-17T01:16:18+00:00

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 [...]

Intern Spotlight – Katie Clark, Public Relations2018-09-17T01:16:19+00:00

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
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