FirstGEN Welcomes Our 2017 Summer Fellows!

Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., Lawyers’ Committee, and National Immigration Law Center Announce 2017 FirstGEN Fellows Summer Class   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   WASHINGTON, D.C., May 15, 2017– Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice | AAJC), the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC), the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee), and the…

FirstGEN Welcomes New Partner, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 22, 2015 – The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC), the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee), and the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) welcome Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC (Advancing Justice | AAJC) as a new partner, to expand the First Generation Civil Rights Fellowship (FirstGEN) program. FirstGEN…

Chepenik Financial Generously Provides Financial Contributions to Support the First Generation Civil Rights Fellowship

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2014 –The First Generation Civil Rights Fellowship (FirstGEN Fellows), a collaborative program by the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee), and the D.C. office of the National Immigration Law Center, is excited to welcome financial contributions made by Chepenik Financial. Since 1973,…

CLINIC, Lawyers’ Committee and NILC Announce 2014 FirstGEN Fellows Summer Class

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC), the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee), and the Washington, D.C., office of the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) are excited to announce the 2014 FirstGEN Fellows summer class: Karla M. Davis, who attends MidAmerica Nazarene University (2014), Genesis Garfio, who attends Columbia University…

The Lawyers’ Committee, the National Immigration Law Center and the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., Announce Partnership

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee), the Washington, D.C. office of the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) and the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC), are excited to announce a partnership to jointly expand and strengthen the First Generation Civil Rights Fellowship (FirstGEN) program for the summer of 2014. FirstGEN is…

The Lawyers’ Committee Welcomes Inaugural FirstGEN Fellows: A Fellowship Program Developed Specifically for First Generation College Students

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law is excited to announce the selection of its inaugural class of First Generation Civil Rights Fellows, Ms. Tania Chairez and Ms. Najaah Daniels.  Both inaugural fellows were selected from a very competitive pool of applicants.  They have a demonstrated passion for equal justice and plan to dedicate…