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Azin Ahmadi

  • Hosted by Capital District Women's Bar Association Legal Project
  • Sponsored by New York State Family Security Project
  • Service location Albany, New York
  • Law school University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
  • Issue area Immigrant Populations
  • Fellowship class year 2017
  • Program New York State Family Security Project

The Project

The project addressed the increased need for legal representation for one of the most vulnerable and demonized populations—immigrants. With the help of this project, Azin was able to provide direct legal services for qualified cases involving asylum, TPS, DACA, and VAWA applications, and represent clients in Immigration Court and before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

Azin has a long-standing commitment to public service and has previously worked with various non-profit organizations in the United States and abroad. The insights that Azin gained through her work have coalesced with her own experiences of asylum-seeking and refugee status when her family immigrated to Germany. Because of her previous positions and commitment to public service, she was in a unique position to contribute to this project.

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A Year Serving Immigrant and Refugee Populations

Thanks to the New York State Family Security Project, I have been able to provide legal representation to these underserved communities and to narrow the justice gap.

Azin Ahmadi /
2017 Equal Justice Works Fellow

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