FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GEORGIA ASYLUM AND IMMIGRATION NETWORK RESPONDS TO U.S. POLICY CHANGES FOR ASYLUM-SEEKERS AND VICTIMS OF CRIME [Atlanta, GA, Friday, November 9, 2018] On Thursday, November 8, 2018, the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security announced an Interim Final Rule which seeks to limit claims of asylum [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW OPINION AFFECTS IMMIGRANT VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND GANG-BASED VIOLENCE [Atlanta, GA, Wednesday, June 13, 2018] On Monday June 11th, 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued an opinion on Matter of A-B which overturned Matter of A-R-C-G, a Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) case allowing victims [...]
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 [...]
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 [...]