Biden’s First 100 Days for Immigration

The election is over. Now what? VECINA CEO Lindsay Gray and Board President Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch chat about Biden’s plan for immigration changes during his first 100 days in office. For More Info, Check Out the Full Document

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Biden’s First 100 Days for Immigration

VECINA Mentee Wins Motion to Reopen

In these crazy times we live in where asylum seekers and their advocates are constantly experiencing losses, we love to bring you good news!Jessie De Haven is licensed to practice law, but instead of a career in the legal profession she works in the fitness industry. But, seeing the immense need for legal representation, she…

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VECINA Mentee Wins Motion to Reopen

VECINA Welcome Cherisse Robison As Its New Fractional CFO

While managing money isn’t the most glamorous part of nonprofit life, VECINA is committed to making sure that all of the generosity of our donors is put to good use. That’s why we are very excited to welcome Cherisse Robison as our fractional CFO! Cherisse Robison serves as VECINA’s fractional CFO through her consulting firm,…

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VECINA Welcome Cherisse Robison As Its New Fractional CFO

VECINA’s Board of Directors Welcomes Melissa Silva

We are thrilled to welcome Melissa Silva to our Board of Directors! Melissa was born and raised in South Texas, and the Rio Grande Valley will always have a special place in her heart. After graduating from The University of Texas, she spent time in a campus ministry working with Latino college students at Southern Methodist…

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VECINA’s Board of Directors Welcomes Melissa Silva

VECINA’s Board of Directors Welcomes Penelope Codrington

We are thrilled to announce that Penelope Codrington has joined our board! Penelope was born in England to West Indian parents. She immigrated to the United States from Barbados as a teenager. She is currently a corporate attorney and deal facilitator in Washington DC. Penelope has practiced law in the United States and in Europe for…

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VECINA’s Board of Directors Welcomes Penelope Codrington

Akin Gump Pro Bono Rock Stars Join VECINA as Mentors

VECINA is excited to announce that five attorneys from the law firm Akin Gump have joined VECINA as mentors. Akin Gump is a global law firm dedicated to social justice. It has a robust pro bono practice in which many of its attorneys participate. All of our new mentors have vast experience in asylum law…

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Akin Gump Pro Bono Rock Stars Join VECINA as Mentors