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ILAP's Board of Directors appoints Susan Roche, Esq. as new Executive Director! Read a Press Release here.

Congratulations to ILAP Board President Jennifer Archer who is the AILA’s Summer 2013 Pro Bono Hero for the Northeast region. Jen works tirelessly on behalf of her clients and ILAP as an organization, and we couldn’t do most of what we do without her. Thank you, Jen, and congratulations again! 

ILAP welcomes, Zach Anderson, our new Jesuit Volunteer, as Legal Program Associate. Learn more about Zach here.

Check out the latest Immigrant Beacon newsletter from ILAP!

ILAP welcomes new staff member, Loretta Prescott, as Development Director! Read her bio here

ILAP's Board of Directors has appointed ILAPs Legal Director, Susan Roche, as Interim Executive Director while the Board conducts a search for a permanent E.D.

ILAP held another successful CLE training for Pro Bono Panel Members on May 10th. Read a recap here

Thanks to everyone who attended & supported CeleSoirée 2013: A Celebration of Immigration Through the Performing Arts! Go here for a recap & photos!

On February 12th, ILAP celebrated its 2012 volunteers at the Local Buzz in Cape Elizabeth. View details and learn about this year's award winners here.

Check out the latest Immigrant Beacon newsletter from ILAP.

ILAP welcomes Christina Starr, Legal Program Associate & Volunteer Coordinator. We would also like to thank the fabulous CJ Small, former Jesuit Volunteer and Legal Support Associate for filling in during the search to fill Christina's position!

"This is not even a dream come true... this is a wonder. This is a miracle." -Maxwell Chikuta, former ILAP client and new American citizen, as quoted in this must-read story by Bill Nemitz in the Portland Press Herald.

Thank you to Josh Broder and Tilson Technology Management for their generous donation of office furniture, including several modern desks and cabinets! A smiling Muna Hassan, ILAP Clinic Paralegal, is shown here using her new professional work station.

Maine Community Forum on Profiling free and open to the public, Friday October 12, 2012 from 10am to 4 pm at the Portland Public Library. Go here for more information and to register.

Coffee By Design has designated ILAP as the beneficiary of the “Beans of Peace” Community Coffee for the month of September. As part of its Community Coffee Program, Coffee By Design will donate $1 from every pound of “Beans of Peace” sold during the month of September to ILAP. Read more here.

ILAP welcomes three new staff members: Carol Gipson as Development Director, Leslie Pohl as Office and Development Associate and Maddie Krezowski as Legal Support Associate. For more information on ILAP's newest staff members, visit our staff page.

ILAP welcomes Ron Kreisman to the post of Executive Director. Ron brings with him a passion for ILAP's work, a keen intellect and boundless energy. He is not an immigration attorney by training, but has spent the bulk of his career working on environmental issues in Maine and cares deeply about promoting and defending the rights of immigrants.


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