DVP seeks a full time Family Law Attorney to provide legal representation and advocacy on custody/visitation, orders of protection, child/spousal support, and divorce.
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."
BloombergThe 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]
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.”
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.”
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.
Resources EDDS is being used by NYC Family Court as a way for people to transmit documents to the court. This is NOT a filing system, it is [...]
P·P·O·W will donate a portion of all proceeds towards the Urban Justice Center’s Domestic Violence Project. The organization brings together lawyers, advocates, social workers and volunteers whose mission is to help survivors of domestic violence and their children live free of violence and abuse.