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  • August 10, 2021
    On the campaign trail, now President Biden made many promises to address harmful policies implemented by the Trump administration and to create an immigration system that respects human rights. With political tensions high, advocates persistently push the administration to realize this vision. In this panel presentation, experts from the National Immigrant Justice Center will provide highlights on asylum law, advances for protection for survivors of crimes in the U.S., the ping-pong politics impacting DACA recipients, developments on legalization efforts and ongoing litigation. We hope you can join us for this dynamic discussion showing how immigrants in our communities, volunteer attorneys, and NIJC staff experience a cautious hope in light of enduring challenges. Presenters are: Lisa Koop, Associate Director of Legal Services; Trisha Teofilo Olave, Sr. Legal Supervisor; Vanessa Esparza-Lopez, Managing Attorney; Nayna Gupta, Associate Director of Policy; Keren Zwick, Director of Litigation
  • Due to high demand, at this time we are no longer accepting registrations or questionnaires for the 8/19 DACA renewal clinic. Please continue to monitor our website for future clinics or call our office at 312-660-1370 to schedule an appointment. In the event that we are able to accommodate more participants in this clinic, we will reopen the registration.
  • August 28, 2021
    Please join us for the third National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) 5K Run/Walk/Roll for Immigrant Justice! This year, we're combining the best of both worlds and having both an in-person and a virtual event. Run with us on race day, Saturday, August 28 in Goshen, Indiana, or run your favorite trail or route near you anytime during our race week through Friday, September 3. Join community members around the country in this event to support immigrants’ rights and fund life-changing legal services. Your participation in this race, and any additional donation you are able to make to NIJC, will fund legal services for people including asylum seekers and families who face separation, and community outreach and education. This event is led by NIJC's team in our Goshen, Indiana office. Sign up before July 27th to get a t-shirt with your registration! Register here: