This year, the Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project celebrates 25 years of providing free legal services to immigrant children, women, and men detained in Arizona. As a supporter of the Florence Project, you know that everyone deserves the right to an attorney, the right to justice, and the right to humane treatment. This is[…]
The Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project Intern Positions *All Summer 2015 Intern Positions are currently full, please check back for Fall 2015 Intern opportunities! About the Florence Project The Florence Project is a nonprofit legal service organization that provides free legal services to men, women and children detained in Arizona by the Immigration and[…]
JOIN US! For a panel discussion on representing LGBT detainees, the obstacles to justice LGBT detainees face, and how community organizations like the Arcoiris Liberation Team is responding. Oct. 10, 2014 Panel Discussion: 6:30-8:30pm Mingle with both FIRRP Staff attorneys and the Arcoiris Liberation Team after 7:30. Location: Phoenix Pride Community Center, 201 N. 2nd[…]
JOIN US! For a panel discussion on representing unaccompanied immigrant children, the recent increase of children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, and the effects of increased border enforcement. Sept. 5, 2014 Panel Discussion: 6:30-7:30pm Mingle with both FIRRP Staff attorneys and our featured author after 7:30 at the Book Bar (same location) Location: the new[…]
Attention all interested in CLE (Continued Legal Education) on Kids Cases! Talented Florence staff, Laura Belous, Esq. and Golden McCarthy, Esq., will be leading a CLE on Representing Unaccompanied Minors JULY 25TH from 9am-12pm. Please click on the flyer to see event details and contact information.
Since the issue of unaccompanied immigrant children has hit the news, we’ve gotten a number of requests about how to help! While the kids are in federal custody and direct volunteer opportunities are limited, there are a number of things concerned community members can do. Here are some ideas: 1. Donate to the Florence Project! We[…]
June 11, 2014 Civil and human rights groups file administrative complaint seeking immediate agency reform Widespread abuse of unaccompanied immigrant children at the hands of U.S. border officials spurred a group of civil and human rights organizations to file a complaint today on behalf of more than 100 children, each of whom reported experiencing abuse[…]
Update: Florence Staff Attorney and both legal assistant positions have been filled. Thanks for your interest! The deadline for the Florence Staff Attorney position has been extended to July 1st, though applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Thank you! We are currently accepting applications for the following positions: Children’s Initiative Legal Assistant (Phoenix office)[…]