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May 2012

May 16
May 16
VAWA re-authorization debate RIGHT NOW!

 The re-authorization of VAWA, HB 4970, is being debated right now in the house. VAWA is an immensely important act for immigrants, victims of domestic and sexual violence, and to women and communities everywhere. Tune in:  http://www.c-span.org/Live-Video/C-SPAN/

 

Call your representatives: http://www.house.gov/representatives/

May 8
May 8
HR 4970 could potentially eliminate current VAWA protections

 This bill is likely to be marked up into committee as early as May 8, 2012.

 

April 2012

Apr 25
April 25
"Virtual" Human Rights Delegation with We Belong Together

 ASISTA serves on the board for We Belong Together.  We encouage you to participate in this innovative new project!

 

 

February 2012

Feb 16
February 16
New Attorney Position Available at ASISTA

  We are very excited to announce two new positions at ASISTA, thanks to the Office on Violence Against Women. Please circulate widely and note that the Admin position is in Iowa but the new staff attorney/accred rep position is "virtual reality" meaning you can be anywhere, though we'd love someone in DC. Deadline = March 1

 

Feb 16
February 16
New Administrative Position Available at ASISTA

  We are very excited to announce two new positions at ASISTA, thanks to the Office on Violence Against Women. Please circulate widely and note that the Admin position is in Iowa but the new staff attorney/accred rep position is "virtual reality" meaning you can be anywhere, though we'd love someone in DC. Deadline = March 1

 

Feb 6
February 6
Memo in support of Petitioner Vasco Rusello's petition (Vasco Rusello v. Holder)

 ASISTA submits this brief to address an important issue: the Court’s jurisdiction over the Board of Immigration Appeals’ decisions denying request for cancellation of removal authorized by VAWA.

 

 
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