Cheryl Little, Co-Founder & Executive Director, to Retire in Spring 2022

For Immediate Release Contact: Arthur Hernandez, Director of Development & Marketing 305-573-1106 ext. 1100 | ahernandez@aijustice.org Miami, FL (January 5, 2021) – Americans for Immigrant Justice (AI Justice) Co-Founder and Executive Director, Cheryl Little, will be retiring this spring after some 40 years of tireless dedication to the immigrant community in South Florida and across the United States. The search …

Sharing News About My Retirement: Note from Co-Founder and Executive Director Cheryl Little

When Sisters Catherine Cassidy, Maureen Kelleher and I began planning for Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center (FIAC) in 1995, we never dreamed it would become a relatively large, nationally recognized organization. All of you reading this letter played a role in strengthening our ability to stand strong in the storm of ever-changing immigration laws and policies aimed at stripping away immigrants’ …

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Shameful Treatment of Haitians

Published September 27, 2021 Statement from Cheryl Little, Co-founder and Executive Director My first job after graduation from law school was at the Haitian Refugee Center where I learned firsthand the extent of the discrimination against Haitians. Since then, the shameful treatment has only escalated. For decades U.S. policy impacting Haitian asylum seekers has created an almost insurmountable barrier for …

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It’s time for Rubio to take the lead on reforming our broken immigration system | Opinion – Miami Herald

by Cheryl Little and Krystina Francois “Reforms to fix our nation’s broken immigration system are long overdue. To fully recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and thrive again, we need Sen. Marco Rubio, the son of immigrants, to help lead bipartisan efforts to finally address this urgent issue. It will benefit all Floridians. Despite their value to our society as economic …

Americans for Immigrant Justice pide la liberación inmediata de todos los inmigrantes detenidos del Centro de transición de Broward

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA 26 de marzo de 2020 Contacto: Ariela Moscowitz amoscowitz@aijustice.org / 305-573-1106 x 1100 MIAMI – Más de 700 inmigrantes actualmente detenidos en el Centro de Transición de Broward (BTC) tienen alzó la voz para llamar la atención sobre el grave estado de higiene y atención médica en el centro de detención . Americans for Immigrant Justice (AI …

COVID-19: Inmigrantes Vulnerables Patos Sentados

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA 17 de marzo de 2020 Contacto: Ariela Moscowitz amoscowitz@aijustice.org / 305-573-1106 x 1100 MIAMI : a pesar de la urgente necesidad de que esta administración implemente de inmediato procedimientos para la prevención y gestión de COVID-19 en todos los centros de detención de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE) y otros lugares donde las personas deben presentarse …

Los defensores de Americans for Immigrant Justice luchan por defender los derechos básicos del debido proceso para los inmigrantes detenidos

Para publicación inmediata Contacto: Lisa Lehner, directora de litigios 305-573-1106 ext.1020 llehner@aijustice.org Miami, FL – (16 de octubre de 2019) – Americans for Immigrant Justice (AI Justice) tiene presentó una Queja y Solicitud de Acción en nombre de sus clientes y otros detenidos del Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE) ubicado en el Centro de Detención del Condado …