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 law and litigated cases during the administrations of 7 Presidents. Hope is a past president of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and former board chair for the Center for Human Right and Constitutional Law, class counsel under the Flores Settlement agreement. In her capacity as lead Flores monitor, Hope testified in 2019 before the Senate and House on conditions for children held in CBP detention. Hope was recently nominated for recognition by the UNHCR for her long-time advocacy for immigrant women and children.
Welcome to the team, Hope and Project Lifeline!