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  • October 30, 2019
    It's that time of year again! Join the National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC)  to celebrate the extraordinary dedication of our more than 1,850 pro bono attorneys (like you!) and the significant impact of your pro bono service on due process. Whether you are a new or long-time NIJC pro bono attorney, this is a wonderful opportunity to meet other volunteer attorneys and learn about how you can have an even greater impact. The program will also feature the presentation of NIJC’s 3rd Annual Rookie of the Year Award. We hope you can join us! Drinks and light refreshments will be provided thanks to our hosts, McDermott Will & Emery.
  • November 1, 2019
    On Nov. 1, 2019, from 12:00 – 2:00 pm, join us for a training for pro bono attorneys interested in representing immigrant victims of crime who are eligible to apply for U visas. This immigration benefit helps victims escape domestic violence, receive protection from deportation, and obtain work authorization. Illinois CLE credit will be available. The training is generously hosted at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP with lunch provided. RSVP by Oct. 28 at https://immigrantjustice.salsalabs.org/probonotraining-uvisas
  • Join us for the first National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) 5K Run/Walk for Immigrant Justice in Goshen, Indiana! Together, we will raise awareness, support immigrants’ rights, and fund life-changing legal services in our community. We are seeing unprecedented attacks on our immigrant neighbors and those seeking safety in the United States. Having a lawyer can prevent deportation, keep families together, and ensure everyone knows their rights. Your participation in this race, and any additional donation you are able to make to NIJC, will fund legal services for families who face separation and individuals—including women, men, and children fleeing harm—and community outreach and education. REGISTER NOW!  
  • Please note: This registration page is for DACA renewal applicants interested in attending the clinic.
  • November 7, 2019
    The National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) and the Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago (LAGBAC) invite you to attend a one‐hour Continuing Legal Education presentation discussing issues attorneys face when representing LGBT immigrants in asylum proceedings. One‐hour of Illinois general CLE credit will be available to program participants. the training is generously hosted by SmithAmundsen LLC at 150 North Michigan Avenue, 33rd Floor, Chicago, Illinois 60601. To RSVP email: jjgray@lagbac.org