Register for AILA's free webinar on nuts and bolts of habeas and how to use it to challenge immigration detention. This webinar is a five-part series, presented by AILA's Federal Court Litigation Section and the Immigration Justice Campaign.
RMIAN's Mekela Goehring, Ashley Harrington, and Laura Lunn featured in Colorado Public Radio story about increased ICE enforcement and the devastating effects on community members.
It is unknown how long USCIS will continue to accept DACA renewal applications, so individuals who wish to apply may want to do so quickly. Individuals who believe they may be eligible to apply to renew their DACA and who cannot afford a private attorney may contact the RMIAN's Children's Program for a free consultation by calling 303-433-2812. Individuals who can afford to are encouraged to consult with a licensed immigration attorney.
The Immigration Justice Campaign, a joint initiative between AILA and the American Immigration Council, announces its partnership with RMIAN in an effort to increase the legal representation of detained immigrants.
“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”
Reporter Andrew Graham speaks with RMIAN's Executive Director, Mekela Goehring, and others about a proposed immigration detention center in rural Wyoming.
Denver will host Detention Watch Network's National Member Conference on May 17-19, 2018. This is a great opportunity for Coloradans to collaborate with national experts and advocates working on issues related to immigration detention.
"RMIAN mourns the death of Mr. Samimi, whose preliminary cause of death is cardiac arrest, while detained at the for-profit civil immigration detention center. We witness the tragedy of immigration detention on a daily basis. This death powerfully demonstrates the need for ICE to end immigration detention and pursue alternatives to detention," said RMIAN Board President, Patricia Medige.
New findings demonstrate that government-funded defense dramatically increases successful outcomes and boosts public trust and public safety.
RMIAN's Jessica Burnett and Natalie Petrucci will be presenting in Denver next Monday, November 13. The course, entitled - Ensuring Immigrants' Rights in Colorado: Opportunities for Meaningful Pro Bono Work with RMIAN - is an opportunity for attorneys to learn about pro bono opportunities with RMIAN.
RMIAN's Lauren Duke and Megan Hope will join other local advocates in discussing immigration at the upcoming Civic Education for Civic Engagement Series, hosted by the University of Denver's Graduate School of Social Work.
Colorado woman and Yale senior, Viviana Andazola Marquez, tells the story of how her father, a long-term Colorado resident, was detained and placed in deportation proceedings.
*Photo Courtesy of Viviana Andazola Marquez and the New York Times
The Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center will provide a webinar on "Trauma-Informed Care for Attorneys Working with Victims of Crime" on Wednesday, November 15th.
The Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law will facilitate this webinar for legal services providers and immigrants' advocates on Thursday, October 19th. Details here.
RMIAN Staff and Board members in attendance at the ACLU of Colorado Bill of Rights Dinner on September, 28th.
More than 4,000 Coloradans with DACA need to renew before the October 5th deadline. Find an upcoming renewal clinic near you.
The Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center will provide a webinar on "Trauma-Informed Care for Attorneys Working with Victims of Crime" on Wednesday, September 27th.
RMIAN's Elizabeth Zambrana and other Equal Justice Works Fellows discuss their DACA work.
Packed house for RMIAN-CBA Immigration Law Training today.
Statements from RMIAN Staff and Board members on the future of DACA
RMIAN will co-sponsor an upcoming CLE on Thursday, September 7, entitled: Representing Immigrants in a New Era of Immigration Enforcement. Event details here.
The ACLU of Colorado will honor RMIAN with the Ralph Carr Award at its annual Bill of Rights Dinner on September 28, in Denver.
The Immigrant Liberty Awards were held on Friday, June 16, in Denver.
Practicing Law Institute will be hosting a program on how to most effectively address certain ethical challenges that arise in the context of representing detained immigrants
The head of RMIAN's Social Service Project, Megan Hope, MSW, is presenting on secondary trauma at a free webinar organized by the ABA's Working Group on Unaccompanied Minor Immigrants on June 26, 2017.
2017 Immigrant Liberty Award Winners Announced! Awardees include first Colorado DREAMer Attorney, Refugee Nonprofit President, and Colorado African Organization Community Navigators