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GEORGIA ASYLUM AND IMMIGRATION NETWORK RESPONDS TO U.S. POLICY CHANGES FOR ASYLUM-SEEKERS AND VICTIMS OF CRIME

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 [...]

GEORGIA ASYLUM AND IMMIGRATION NETWORK RESPONDS TO U.S. POLICY CHANGES FOR ASYLUM-SEEKERS AND VICTIMS OF CRIME2018-11-09T21:21:12+00:00

NEW OPINION AFFECTS IMMIGRANT VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND GANG-BASED VIOLENCE

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 [...]

NEW OPINION AFFECTS IMMIGRANT VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND GANG-BASED VIOLENCE2018-09-17T01:16:17+00:00

Emory Law’s Event “Executive Action Restricting Travel and Refugee Resettlement”

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 [...]

Emory Law’s Event “Executive Action Restricting Travel and Refugee Resettlement”2018-09-17T01:16:17+00:00

Community Forum on Immigration Law Changes

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 karnani@antoniniandcohen.com to confirm your attendance.

Community Forum on Immigration Law Changes2018-09-17T01:16:18+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

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

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