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VLP News

04/01/15: VLP to host Immigration CLE

VLP’s Immigration Program is holding a CLE on May 8th. It is free for those who agree to take a pro bono case. Click here for more information.

03/31/15: VLP Volunteers Featured in the Bar Bulletin

The April 2015 edition of the Bar Association of Erie County’s Bar Bulletin features some of VLP’s fantastic volunteers! We are very proud to be a part of Buffalo’s generous legal community. To read Gayle Murphy’s article specifically, Click here. To read the whole Bulletin, Click here

01/03/15: Buffalo News runs piece on Immigration; VLP’s Sophie Feal and Batavia Programs featured

“Judges at the Federal Detention Center in Batavia grant less than 20 percent of all asylum claims, according to new data from Syracuse University. The high denial rates in Batavia, and to a lesser extent at immigration court in Buffalo, can be linked to the higher than normal number of asylum seekers without legal representation. ‘We know from experience that asylum seekers with attorneys have a much greater chance of being granted asylum,’ said Sophie…
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