SAD NEWS FOR HAITIANS IN NEED OF REFUGE

Miami, FL – September 22, 2016 – For the past several months, our Miami office has been assisting Haitians who left Haiti following the earthquake in search of jobs and safety in Brazil. They are now seeking refuge in the United States, given Brazil’s political and economic instability. Earlier today the Obama Administration announced that it is resuming Haitian deportations …

AMERICANS FOR IMMIGRANT JUSTICE AND MDC PRESENT DREAM: AN AMERICAN STORY

Documentary Film Screening and Panel Discussion at MDC’s Iconic Tower Theater  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Miami, FL – August 8, 2016 – Americans for Immigrant Justice (AI Justice) presents Dream:  An American Story, an award-winning feature-length documentary film which chronicles the life of MDC graduate and former top student Juan Gomez on Monday, Aug. 29 at 5:30 p.m., at Miami Dade College’s (MDC) acclaimed Tower Theater. …

AMERICANS FOR IMMIGRANT JUSTICE AND MIAMI DADE COLLEGE PRESENT AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY, DREAM: AN AMERICAN STORY

Miami, FL – August 3, 2016 – Americans for Immigrant Justice (AI Justice) presents Dream: An American Story on Monday, Aug. 29 at 5:30 p.m., at Miami Dade College’s (MDC) acclaimed Tower Theater. DREAM: An American Story explores the struggles of DREAMers through the story of Killian High School and MDC graduate and former top student, Juan Gomez, whose classmates …

AI JUSTICE RECEIVES W.K. KELLOGG FOUNDATION GRANT

AI Justice Receives W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grant to Assist Immigrant Families Impacted by Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking Miami, FL – March 30, 2016 – Founded in 1996, Americans for Immigrant Justice (AI Justice) is an award-winning non-profit law firm that protects and promotes the basic human rights of immigrants. In 20 years staff have provided services to …

AI JUSTICE ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH CBP IN FOIA LITIGATION

Miami, FL – January 19, 2016 – Americans for AI Justice (AI Justice) announces an important settlement in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) case filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida in March 2014. The federal suit sought to compel Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to produce comprehensive information and documents regarding detention conditions …

DREAM: AN AMERICAN STORY

A New Documentary Featuring Filmmaker, Miami DREAMers, Killian High School Students, and AI Justice  Miami, FL – May 13, 2014 – A new documentary by filmmaker Aldo Bello – DREAM:  An American Story – will be shown on Thursday, May 15 at 7 pm at the University of Miami’s Bill Cosford Theater. Following the screening, there will be a discussion with …

AMERICANS FOR IMMIGRANT JUSTICE APPLAUDS HISTORIC VOTES BY FLORIDA LEGISLATURE SUPPORTING FLORIDA’S IMMIGRANT FAMILIES & CHILDREN

Tallahassee, FL – May 2, 2014 – Today, on the last day of the Florida legislative session, the Florida legislature passed House Bill (“HB”) 851, a bill that dramatically expands college access for undocumented students in Florida who grew up in the state and graduated from local high schools, by allowing them to pay in-state tuition when enrolling in Florida colleges. …