• Happy Hour Fundraiser at Zaytinya

    Feb
    22

    Join us for a Happy Hour fundraiser that directly supports CAIR Coalition. Your $10 donation goes directly to CAIR. Zaytinya is generously providing some complimentary appetizers and drink specials.

    RSVP on Facebook here.

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  • CLE: Understanding the Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions in VA

    Jan
    27

    Understanding the Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions in Virginia - Ethical and Legal Considerations
    A 3-hour CLE sponsored by the Capital Area Immigrants' Rights (CAIR) Coalition and hosted by the Culpeper Bar Association

    Friday, January 27, 2017, 4:00pm-7:00pm

    This in-depth training will explore the immigration consequences of Virginia criminal offenses, and examine how case law from the US Supreme Court and the Supreme Court of Virginia have significantly altered the ethical obligations that criminal defense attorneys in Virginia owe to their immigrant clients. Participants will learn how to identify potential immigration problems that my arise for clients as a result of criminal charges, how to access and use CAIR Coalition's free legal resources to help them analyze their client's case, and how to negotiate plea deals to mitigate against the disporportionate immigration consequences of Virginia offenses.

    **2 hours of General MCLE Credits and 1 hour of Ethics MCLE Credit pending approval.

    **Approved for Virginia Indigent Defense Commission re-certification pending MCLE approval. 

    Click here to register for this training.

    For questions or concerns, please email Rachel Jordan at rachel.jordan@caircoalition.org

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  • Justice for All 2016: A Live Art & Auction Event

    Oct
    20

    On October 20, 2016 CAIR Coalition joined our law firm partners, clients, and fellow advocates to honor those who have championed CAIR Coalition's dedication to immigrants' rights.

    Hosted by Jones Day and joined by guest speaker Rt. Rev. V. Gene Robinson, we proudly presented the following awards to honor those who zealously advocate and fight for immigrant men, women, and children facing detention and deportation. We raised over $170,000 thanks to our generous event sponsors and guests who donated and bid on a multitude of silent auction items, including one-of-a-kind paintings.

    Hogan Lovells

    Law Firm of the Year

    Morgan Lewis & Bockius

    Detained Children’s Champion

    Freddie Mac

    Detained Immigrants Champion

    Dr. Joseph Gorin

    Community Partner Award

    Arnold & Porter 

    Wiley Rein 

    Mayer Brown 

    Impacting Justice Award

    2016 Pro Bono Honor Roll

    • Jenna Brofsky, Jones Day
    • Vivek Chopra, Perkins Coie
    • Naima Farrell, Gibson Dunn
    • Patricia Herold, Gibson Dunn
    • RL Pratt, Baker Botts
    • Ashley Roberts, Baker Botts
    • Neo Tran, Kutak Rock
    • Jason Zarrow, O'Melveny & Myers

    CAIR Coalition thanks all who joined us for this wonderful night of celebration!

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  • Immigration Legal Advice & Referral Clinic

    Sep
    10

    This clinic is open to walk ins. This Clinic is open to the general public. If you have a legal matter related to United States immigration law, you can meet in private with an attorney to discuss your legal problem and get advice. All services are FREE. If you are eligible, you may be referred to a legal or social services agency that may provide you with additional help or representation. This Clinic does not guarantee that you will get representation through the agency to which you are referred.

    For more help, visit http://www.lawhelp.org/dc/issues/immigration

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  • 2015 Justice For All

    Oct
    14

    On October 14, 2015 CAIR Coalition joined with colleagues, partners, supporters, and friends for our annual gala celebrating our pro bono partners and the immigrant community we serve.  We raised over $160,000 thanks to our generous event sponsors and guests who donated and bid on a multitude of live and silent auction items, including one-of-a-kind paintings.

    Hosted by Jones Day and emceed by Armando Trull of WAMU, we proudly presented the following awards to honor those who zealously advocate for the rights of detained immigrants:

    •Gibson Dunn, 2015 Law Firm of the Year

    •Arent Fox, Detained Children’s Champion

    •Charles P. Charpentier, Esq., Cooley LLP, Detained Immigrant Champion

    •Todd Petit, Public Defender, Fairfax County, Community Advocate Award

    •Bryan Kennedy, Assistant Public Defender, Fairfax County, Community Advocate Award

    CAIR Coalition thanks all who joined us for this wonderful night of celebration!

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