Category: Our Newsletter

Asylum Program Newsletter – December 2023

Case Profile:DV Survivor Granted Asylum Seven Years After Applying “In Honduras, a dead woman is just a statistic.” – Mother of murder victim Contracorriente, August 8, 2020 Having requested asylum in 2016, a Honduran survivor of extreme domestic violence and her two daughters have finally won their case after seven tedious years of uncertainty. The […]

APA Board Member Named Outstanding Volunteer of the Month by SALA

Valerie Hink, APA Board of Directors co-secretary and long-time immigration attorney is recognized as the March 2023 Outstanding Volunteer of the Month by Southern Arizona Legal Aid’s (SALA) Volunteer Lawyer’s Program (VLP). Valerie volunteers on the APA Legal Services Committee and provides case screening interviews and advice for prospective clients. She also volunteers at the […]

Contribute to APA by April 18: Receive Dollar-for-Dollar Income Tax Credit on 2022 Arizona State Tax Return

APA has just been granted Qualified Charitable Organization (QCO) status for 2023 by the Arizona Department of Revenue. That means you still have time to donate to APA and receive charitable tax credit for up to $400 for individual taxpayers or $800 for joint filers on your 2022 state tax returns.   Arizona law allows […]

Asylum Program Newsletter – November 2022

CASE PROFILE:African Torture Survivor Granted Asylum To protect the client’s confidentiality and safety of family members back home, we do not reveal his real name.     As “Isaac” ran through the darkness with violent, anti-government separatists in hot pursuit, he stumbled upon a group of soldiers, fell to his knees, and pleaded for protection. They responded […]