The Legal Aid Society's Immigration Law Unit Begins Clinics To Help Young Immigrants Apply For New Federal Program
TUESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2012

The Legal Aid Society began the first in a series of clinics yesterday in its Brooklyn Neighborhood Office to assist young immigrants in applying for the new federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Jojo Annobil, heads of the Immigration Law Unit, told NY1 that "most of the people we are seeing are college students as well, which just tells you what the numbers look like. The numbers basically are that most everybody is a high school grad, but also that they are seeking higher education and making sure their talents are enhanced."

The application assistance clinics will be held at the Society's Brooklyn Neighborhood Office from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on August 24, 27, and 31. Please visit our website at www.legal-aid.org/dream.html to obtain additional information about the application process.




News at Eleven
NY1 (IND) New York
August 20th, 2012 11-11:30PM

Anchor: The Legal Aid Society today kicked off its first round of clinics to help young undocumented immigrants avoid deportation. The clinics explain how to apply for deferred action. The Department of Homeland Security program began last week. It allows young immigrants to receive a work permit under certain conditions. Organizers say it was a great turnout today.

Jojo Annobil, Attorney in Charge, Immgration Law Unit: Most of the people we are seeing are college students as well, which just tells you what the numbers look like. The numbers basically are that most everybody is high school grad, but also that they are seeking higher education and making sure their talents are enhanced-

Anchor: For more information on upcoming clinics and the requirements for deferred action, you can visit legal-aid.org.