UMCOR

United Methodist Committee on Relief

Growth and Sustainability Pilot Programs JFON-NE

Immigrant Worker’s Legal Partnership with Heartland Worker’s Center—added a full-time attorney to assist immigrant workers who have been victims of labor and employment law violations.

Child and Family Law partnership with Completely Kids—adding two attorneys to accept related family law issues interfering with children’s immigration legal strategies.

Immigrant-Focused Medical Legal Partnerships in two local hospitals, with another pending. An additional attorney will soon be hired to provide immigration legal services for hospital patients.

Impact litigation provides a new channel to change broken immigration laws and save individuals and families from unlawful deportation. National JFON awarded a grant to JFON-NE to spearhead impact litigation on behalf of the entire JFON network. Such cases could impact countless immigrants by creating positive legal precedent throughout the country.

*Dawn Bashara is the communications & development director for Justice For Our Neighbors-Nebraska.

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NATIONAL JFON SITES

For more information on Justice For Our Neighbors and to find contact information and addresses for the JFON sites below, please visit the website: http://njfon.org/.

Donations for NJFON can be given through the Advance and UMCOR: National Justice for Our Neighbors (#901285).

California
Imperial Valley JFON, El Centro, California

Florida
South Florida JFON, Homestead, Florida

Northern Illinois (Chicago Area)
Aurora, Chicago, and Rockford, Illinois

Iowa
Cedar Rapids, Columbus Junction, Decorah, Des
Moines, Ottumwa, and Storm Lake, Iowa


West Michigan
Traverse City, Grand Rapids, and Holland, Michigan

Southeast Michigan
Dearborn, Ypsilanti, Pontiac, and Detroit, Michigan

Nebraska
Lexington, Omaha, and Grand Island, Nebraska

New England
Portland, Maine
Springfield, Massachusetts


New York
Brooklyn, Manhattan, Flushing, and Hicksville,
New York


Tennessee
Nashville, Tennessee

Texas
Austin; Dallas/Fort Worth; Grapevine, Fort Worth, Richardson; Houston/East Texas; San Antonio

Washington, DC & Maryland
Baltimore, Hyattsville, Gaithersburg, Maryland
Washington, DC


Virginia
Headquartered in Falls Church, VA

InterAction
CW