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Neighborhood Notes: Monkeypox Vax Updates, Free Yankees Tickets, August Primaries & More!

2022-07-25T16:12:27+00:00July 18th, 2022|

Norwood News

“The Urban Justice Center’s Domestic Violence Project provides free legal help with domestic violence-related matters on the last Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in conjunction with District 12 City Councilman Kevin Riley."

Americans Welcome Ukrainians, But America Doesn’t

2022-06-13T13:17:30+00:00May 25th, 2022|

Bloomberg

The solution: The U.S. must urgently reform its immigration system, so that quickly and efficiently providing refuge and work authorization to the most vulnerable migrants becomes the norm, not something special. [op-ed by DVP Supervising Immigration Attorney, Joy Ziegeweid]

MC Joins In For an International Women’s Day Celebration

2022-03-28T13:36:35+00:00March 22nd, 2022|

The Quadrangle

“Alpha Pi Phi, Manhattan College’s newest sorority, hosted an International Women’s Day event on the quadrangle with several other organizations…The organizations all came up with different activities to bring in money for the Domestic Violence Project, which was created by the Urban Justice Center.”

Meet DON’T WALK, the Largest Student-Run Fashion Show in the U.K.,

2021-11-16T13:52:48+00:00November 8th, 2021|

CR Fashion Book

"The two non-profits supported by the event are dedicated to community and social change...The Domestic Violence Project is a project from the Urban Justice Center to aid survivors in legal services, advocacy, and community education.”

UJC AND CLEARY GOTTLIEB FOIA LITIGATION OBTAINS DOCUMENTS ON USCIS BLANK SPACES POLICY

2020-11-13T16:06:20+00:00November 13th, 2020|

Today, the Urban Justice Center’s Domestic Violence Project (DVP) released internal U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) records revealing the rushed implementation and devastating impact of USCIS’s “no-blanks” policy, which purports to empower USCIS to reject U-visa petitions, among other immigration applications, solely because they contain blank answer fields.... Over the past nine months, USCIS has utilized the no-blanks policy to reject properly-filed U-visa petitions for trivial and nonsensical reasons, such as when the “middle name” field in a U-visa petition is left blank because the crime victim has no middle name.