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February 23, 2016 - 8:30am - 12:30pm
This clinic will take place in downtown Chicago. The full address will be provided once an individual's registration is confirmed.

This clinic is for first time DACA applicants. During this free legal clinic, private attorneys from Chicago's top law firms will join with National Immigrant Justice Center lawyers and paralegals to provide legal advice and to complete and file applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for attendees who qualify.

March 3, 2016 (All day) - March 4, 2016 (All day)
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Thorne Auditorium

NIJC Executive Director Mary Meg McCarthy; NIJC Leadership Board members Gabrielle M. Buckley, Marketa Lindt, Jim Morsch; Court of Appeals and District Court judges; academics; and practitioners will be speaking at the Seventh Circuit Bar Association Foundation’s symposium, “E Pluribus Unum: The Immigration Conundrum,” on March 3 and 4 at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.

Pro Bono Training
March 9, 2016 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Seyfarth Shaw LLP, 131 S Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60603

Join the National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) for a training on U Visa Applications! On Wednesday, March 9, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Seyfarth Shaw LLP in Chicago, NIJC will hold a training for pro bono attorneys interested in representing survivors of domestic violence and other violent crimes. NIJC will provide an overview of U Visa law and regulations, discuss best practices for working with immigrant victims of domestic violence and crimes, and offer practical tips for preparing and filing U visa application packets.

Community, NIJC Benefit
June 2, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
The Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park Hotel, 200 North Columbus Drive

Since 2000, the National Immigrant Justice Center’s Human Rights Awards luncheon has honored human rights champions and celebrated the contributions of business, civic, and philanthropic leaders. The luncheon provides critical funding for NIJC to ensure that it can continue to promote human rights and access to justice for immigrants.