ILAP's Tenth Annual CeleSoiree Tickets On Sale Now! This year's keynote speaker is Pulitzer Prize winning Maine author Elizabeth Strout (Olive Kittredge, The Burgess Boys). There is art for sale, multicultural music and dance performances from Voix des Anges, Olas, Primo Cubano and more, fantastic networking and a delicious menu planned. As always, there will be exceptional raffles, and a live auction with our MC/Auctioneer Chris Kast. Tickets on sale now. Register early, we are expecting a sellout!.
Special Opportunity for Major DonorsILAP's tenth annual CeleSoiree is coming April 4th! Tickets on sale Feb. 1 Become a major donor by March 21st and you will receive an invitation to join this group for an intimate pre-event reading with Pultizer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout. Donate today so you can attend.
If you are a major donor to ILAP already, look for your e-invite to the pre-event by February 14.
Congratulations to ILAP's BIA Accredited Representative Andrea Summers! Andi has been granted approval from the Board of Immigration Appeals for her Full Accreditation, assigning her credentials to represent clients in removal hearings.
1/2014 Testimony in Augusta ILAP Executive Director Sue Roche and Board member Maxwell Chikuta testified recently with other opponents to a proposed rules change that would eliminate new Mainers from accessing General Assistance. View video of all the testimony here.
January is a cold month in New England...but we can make you all warm and fuzzy. Join ILAP on our Crowdrise page to donate to our first internet campaign OR become a fundraiser for us! More here...
ILAP's Board of Directors appoints Susan Roche, Esq. as new Executive Director! Read a Press Release here.
Welcome to our newest ILAP staff Philip Mantis and Olivia Orr! ILAP is proud to announce the addition of two new staff members, Asylum Coordinator Attorney Phil Mantis and Development and Program Associate Olivia Orr in February. Read their bios here.
ILAP Executive Director Susan Roche and UMaine Law Professor Anna Welch wrote a piece on comprehensive immigration reform in the Portland Press Herald. Read it here.
After a year of work, ILAP’s Pro Se Manual has arrived! This Manual provides a step-by-step guide to applying for asylum in the United States (U.S.) for individuals without lawyers.