Some of Ms. Brown’s achievements over the years include the following:
- Ms. Brown was one of the principal organizers of a major, pro-immigrant rights mobilization in Washington DC in October 1996, in which nearly 100,000 persons participated.
- She has assisted with class action litigation to protect the rights of dozens of naturalized citizens to remain as such—even under the threat of erroneous denaturalization by the Immigration and Naturalization Service.
- She has volunteered her time with other communities and institutions, including Casa Nicaragua, One Stop Immigration, the Central American Resource Center, and other community-based organizations— presenting free information on the immigration law to thousands of participants.
- She has mentored law students each summer, training summer interns to work on class action litigation and to advocate for immigrants.
- She is involved with a variety of projects including:
- Informational campaigns to protect immigrants against notary fraud
- Trainings sponsored by the Los Angeles County Bar
- Campaigns to expand current immigration laws with the goal of providing more rights and protection for immigrants.
Here is what our staff has to say:
No other job would give me the satisfaction the immigration field brings to me. Seeing the happiness that a change in their immigration status brings to a hardworking, deserving family, is overwhelming. To me, filling out forms, reviewing documents, and paying attention to detail on a case-by-case basis is not just part of my job, it’s a way of giving families the best chance to have their cases granted and staying together.
I like to help the community and I enjoy my job. We are a professional and honest team.
I love my job. What I like about it is to know that our work has changed someone’s life.