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ILJ-MI’s Traverse City Office Welcomes Ukrainian Immigrants Eligible for ‘Re-Parole’

The Biden administration announced that Ukrainians who have been paroled into the United States since the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 11, 2022, are now eligible to apply for “re-parole.” If successful, re-parole applicants will be authorized to remain in the United States for an additional two years and will be eligible to apply for employment authorization.

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ILJ-MI Book Club

The ILJ-MI book club meets bi-monthly virtually to discuss titles that are relevant to our clients and immigrant and refugee stories. It would be a pleasure if you joined us. The group is casual and conservational, and you can participate even if you haven’t read (or finished) the book.

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2023 year in review (1)
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ILJ-MI’s 2023 Year-in-Review

Immigration Law & Justice Michigan has had a productive year. Most importantly, we’ve served more clients. We changed our name. With the generosity of grant funders, we were able to add staff and focus on employee wellbeing. We’ve expanded our community outreach, education and advocacy initiatives. Here’s a review of what our donors, funders and faith community supporters made possible this year.

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ILJ-MI Staff Host Wellness Retreats to Combat Secondary Trauma

ILJ-MI staff members work closely with many clients who have experienced traumatic and heartbreaking circumstances. In order to prepare the required immigration applications, they must elicit all the details of their clients’ ordeals. Documenting the horrors clients have endured often causes workplace-related secondary trauma for staff.

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