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  • May 10, 2019
    On May 10, 2019 from 1:00 - 4:00 pm, NIJC will conduct a training for pro bono attorneys interested in representing asylum seekers – including immigrant children and detained immigrants – before the asylum office and the immigration court.  Illinois CLE credit will be available, but space is limited!  Please contact Anna Sears at ansears@heartlandalliance.org to RSVP or with any questions.   If you are new to NIJC or have never worked on an NIJC asylum case before, please visit our 'Be A Pro Bono Attorney' page to learn more about NIJC's asylum cases and our expectations for pro bono attorneys.
  • June 4, 2019
    The 20th Annual National Immigrant Justice Center’s (NIJC) Human Rights Awards luncheon will be an historic celebration to honor human rights champions and celebrate the contributions of business, philanthropic, and community leaders. The event draws more than 1,000 attendees and provides critical funding for NIJC to ensure that it can continue promoting human rights and access to justice for immigrants. FEATURING... A thought-provoking conversation among former NIJC clients who won asylum and other forms of legal protection, as they discuss their lives in the United States. The discussion will be moderated by JULISSA ARCE, immigrant rights advocate and nationally best-selling author of My (Underground) American Dream. 2019 AWARDEES: Human Rights Corporate Award: Kirkland & Ellis LLP Human Rights Practitioner Award: Margaret Balsley-Cross Jeanne and Joseph Sullivan Award: Interfaith Community for Detained Immigrants PREMIER SPONSORS: Kirkland & Ellis LLP Sidley Austin LLP Winston & Strawn LLP