Newsletter | Summer 2013
Vol. 17, Issue No. 3
National Immigrant Integration Conference
November 17-19 | Hilton Downtown Miami
AI Justice is excited to be a member of the Host Committee for the 2013 National Immigrant Integration Conference, sponsored by the Florida Immigrant Coalition, the Knight Foundation, and the National Partnership for New Americans.
Lucha Supervising Attorney Michelle Ortiz is presenting at a series of webinars designed to educate various communities on how Comprehensive Immigration Reform can reduce abuse and exploitation for immigrant women. Sponsored by Detention Watch Network, the July webinar was directed to the faith-based community.
Gideon at 50: A Look at Public Defense In America
Executive Director Cheryl Little was a panelist at the July Annual Conference of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials in Chicago. The conference theme was “Gideon at 50: A Look at Public Defense In America.” She shared her expertise on the serious consequences for immigrants of arrests for minor criminal violations, such as traffic violations.