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On the Town: DACA clinic ‘a model’ for upstate cities - October 29, 2012

  • 10/29/2012
  • Linda Kostin
  • Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County, Inc.
  • Source: New York > Rochester / Finger Lakes

Twenty-seven volunteer attorneys and 3 volunteer interpreters turned out Saturday, Oct. 20, to assist approximately 20 young people applying for the new Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

The clinic and the continuing legal education seminar that preceded it Oct. 18 were co-sponsored by the Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County, the Legal Aid Society of Rochester, the Monroe County Bar Association, the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys and the Rochester Black Bar Association.