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As we endeavor to serve the needs of the immigrant population in our state, from time to time a project comes along that we can embrace.

These projects are both important and relevant to our mission statement, and help us to provide a more comprehensive service to those who need it.

 

 

 

Alaska Immigration
Justice Project

431 West 7th Ave.
Suite 208
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: 907-279-2457(AIJP)

Current Projects

Pro Bono Asylum Project:

Founded in 1998, the Pro Bono Asylum Project trains and mentors attorneys to represent immigrants fleeing persecution and torture in their country of origin.  AIJP staff work closely with pro bono attorneys to answer questions, review pleadings and provide relevant legal resource materials.  Pro Bono attorneys have represented asylum seekers from all over the world, including Mexico, El Salvador, Cameroon, Gambia, Ethiopia, Russia and Burma.  If you are interested in representing an asylum seeker, please contact AIJP.

Alaska Immigrant Rights Coalition

The Alaska Immigrant Rights Coalition is a collaboration of community members to ensure that the rights of immigrants and refugees are protected.  Meetings occur regularly throughout the year to educate the immigrant and refugee community on changes to state and federal laws, including immigration law.  If you are interested in attending these meetings, please contact AIJP.