National Immigration Project.pptx - National Immigration Project By Yajayra David Dylan and Mercedes KAHOOT A national non-profit organization that

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National Immigration ProjectBy: Yajayra, David, Dylan and Mercedes
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KAHOOT
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A national non-profit organization that provides technical assistance and support to community-based immigrant organizations, legal practitioners, and all advocates seeks and working to advance the rights of noncitizens.
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HistoryFormed in 1971 as a committee of the National Lawyers Guild Became a freestanding organization in 1981For 46 years, the NIP served as a progressive source of advocacy-oriented legal support on issues critical to immigrant rightsIn the 1970-80s, the NIP helped political refugees seek asylum in the U.S. In the 1990s, the NIP worked with several groups to challenge the government's use of secret evidence against noncitizens, and expand their support for immigrant survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault
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Core Issues and ValuesPromote justice and equality in all areas of: Immigration lawCriminal justice systemSocial policies related to immigrationProtect the rights of all noncitizens who are victims of government abuse, misconduct, or deportation.
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