VECINA is thrilled to announce that Hope Frye is joining VECINA’s Family Reunification Project as the Project Executive, and Project Lifeline will be joining the project as a partner. Hope is the co-founder and executive director of Project Lifeline, has been an immigration attorney for 44 years. During that time, she has worked on the development of policy and…Read More →
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FAMILY REUNIFICATION PROJECT Thousands of children are currently in the custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement and Customs and Border Protection, waiting to be reunited with a family member or sponsor who is willing to receive them into their home. The paperwork can be daunting and the process scary. That’s why VECINA is excited to announce…Read More →
VECINA is excited to welcome Chad Graham to our Board of Directors! Chad Graham is an employment-based immigration attorney and partner at the law firm Graham Adair in San Jose, California. Chad’s practice encompasses all aspects of business immigration, including mergers and acquisitions, E-Verify compliance, non-immigrant visas, immigrant visas, I-9s and E-Verify, consular practice, and…Read More →