Cite as "AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 11120867 (posted Dec. 8, 2011)"
AILA brings you the latest issue of the Pro Bono Newsletter on our digital reading platform! You can peruse the Fall 2011 edition on your home computer, smart phone, or tablet! When the viewer opens, use the top navigation bar to flip pages, print, search for keywords, share with colleagues, and much more!
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In This Issue:
"Tackling Immigration Scams in Baltimore"
As part of the movement to combat notario fraud scams, AILA attorneys began planning and participating in several pro bono clinics to help victims.
"Firm Carries on Michael Maggio's Pro Bono Legacy"
Maggio + Kattar of Washington, DC, continues the legacy of its founder, Michael Maggio, by championing for the rights of noncitizens with a deep commitment to pro bono service.
"AILA Sponsors Pro Bono Immigration Training in New York"
AILA's national office and New York chapter put together two, four-hour sessions of training on immigration law for non-immigration lawyers that attracted more than 200 participants in August 2011.
"Opinion: AIC Makes Stand Against DHS Policy"
The AIC filed suit in November against DHS to compel the release of records relating to noncitizens' access to counsel before USCIS and CBP due to the mounting evidence that the agency routinely denies attorney involvement.