We are thrilled to share that Vita Zeltser is joining the VECINA team as the Kilpatrick Townsend Visiting Pro Bono Fellow. Vita Zeltser is Counsel in the Atlanta office of the law firm of Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton LLP, and a member of the firm’s Technology, Privacy & Cybersecurity team. Her regular practice focuses on…Read More →
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We invite you to join VECINA on May 13, 2022 at 12:00 PM CST for an Introduction to Storytelling CLE. As immigration practitioners, we often create checklists instead of scenes, providing bland facts instead of painting pictures for judges and USCIS adjudicators. But judges and adjudicators are people, too, and the human brain is wired…Read More →
We are excited to announce that VECINA has launched the Freedom of Movement Project, a new project that will focus on assisting Afghan nationals and their petitioners to request permission for them to enter the United States. We invite you to join us in this project. Project Background and Overview After years of U.S. military…Read More →