Victories

June 2022 Client of the Month- YMM
June 2022 Client of the Month- YMM
Our client of the month for June 2022 is YMM, who has been a client of Benach Collopy since 2013 and sought and was granted citizenship this winter.  In addition to being one of the...
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Client of the Month- May 2022- Lady!
Client of the Month- May 2022- Lady!
Lady and her two boys! For our client of the month for May we have a perfect Client for Mother's Day! Here we celebrate a woman who did what mothers do best- protect her children...
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Client of the Month- April 2022- Edimilson!
Client of the Month- April 2022- Edimilson!
This month, we are so pleased to celebrate our client Edimilson Mendes Ferreira, who just won his case to remain in the United States with his family after years of waiting in Immigration Court. Edimilson...
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Azeb
Client of the Month- March 2022- Azeb!
Azeb and Dree Collopy We are happy to once again begin our client of the month series with a Dree Collopy victory! This month, we celebrate our client Azeb, who was granted asylum from Ethiopia...
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Clients of the Month, May 2018: Marcelle de Lima and Luciano da Silva
Clients of the Month, May 2018: Marcelle de Lima and Luciano da Silva
[caption id="attachment_3148" align="aligncenter" width="495"] The de Lima/ da Silva family[/caption]   Our May 2018 clients of the month are Marcelle de Lima and Luciano da Silva. Marcelle and Luciano are from Brazil and they came to...
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Aldemar
April 2018 Clients of Month Aldemar Segundo and Susan Matos
We are thrilled with our April 2018 Clients of the Month, Aldemar Segundo and Susan Matos Segundo.  Aldemar became a permanent resident in March 2018 and can live securely with his U.S. citizen wife, Susan,...
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Celebrating asylum in a country where it’s hard to come by
Celebrating asylum in a country where it’s hard to come by
[caption id="attachment_3105" align="alignright" width="200"] Attorney Sarah Pitney[/caption] It can be so hard to stay positive as an immigration attorney in times like these. Every day, we face new assaults from the president, the attorney general,...
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Client of the Month- March 2018- Yovanny Soto
Client of the Month- March 2018- Yovanny Soto
  For March 2018, we want to highlight our clients, Yovanny Soto and Heidi Andrade, and their really cute kids.  On February 7, 2018, Yovanny was admitted to the U.S. as a permanent resident after...
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Moving Uptown
Moving Uptown
What a year! 2017 will go down as one of the weirdest years we can remember.  And for all the terrible news, we will remember this year as one of tremendous change and growth.  On...
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Client of the Month December 2017- Angie Salguero
Client of the Month December 2017- Angie Salguero
This month, we are pleased to honor Angie Salguero as our Client of the Month. Angie, a transgender woman from El Salvador, won her case for asylum last month in front of the immigration judge...
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August 2017 Client of the Month- Milan Stankovic
August 2017 Client of the Month- Milan Stankovic
This month we are thrilled to recognize Milan Stankovic as our client of the month.  After filing his I-589 asylum application and three evidentiary filings, several hours of grueling interviews, numerous status inquiries, and six...
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Intern Week!  Jane Vukmer and Seventeen Trans Asylum Cases!
Intern Week! Jane Vukmer and Seventeen Trans Asylum Cases!
My name is Jane Vukmer, and I am a third-year student at the University of New Hampshire School of Law. This summer, I worked as the Trans Asylum Fellow for Benach Collopy and Whitman-Walker. The...
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Remembering Elias Eljuri: A Client and a Friend
Remembering Elias Eljuri: A Client and a Friend
[caption id="attachment_2910" align="alignleft" width="258"] Elias E. Eljuri[/caption] There are moments in life when the true nature of something is revealed in the fog.  Sometimes, an object will only reveal itself slowly as the fog lifts. ...
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Whitman Walker Health Presents Ava Benach with Fenner Award for Public Service
Whitman Walker Health Presents Ava Benach with Fenner Award for Public Service
Earlier this month, Ava Benach received the Fenner Award for Public Service from Whitman Walker Health Legal Services.  She got it for doing what she does best-- winning cases! The award recognizes the unique relationship...
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Client of the Month May 2017- Meher D’Mello
Client of the Month May 2017- Meher D’Mello
[caption id="attachment_2893" align="aligncenter" width="589"] Ava & Meher, NYC 4/13/17[/caption] I have been waiting to write this one for decades.  Meher is one of my favorite people and on May 18, 2017, she will take the...
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