Zarina Syed Participates in 2019 CUNY Citizenship Day

Zarina Syed Participates in 2019 CUNY Citizenship Day

Immigration Senior Counsel Zarina H. Syed joined over 200 volunteers to participate in CUNY Citizenship Now!’s 2019 Citizenship Day on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. The Citizenship Day Event is a free application assistance event aimed at helping lawful permanent residents on their path to citizenship. Volunteers helped over 600 immigrants complete naturalization applications for citizenship and fee waivers. CUNY is the largest university legal assistance program in the nation providing free and confidential citizenship and immigration law services since 1997. Learn more.

About Gibney Pro Bono and Community Service

Gibney values developing fulfilling community relationships. We strongly believe that it is our fundamental responsibility to help those in need and to be of service within our community. Learn more about our efforts.

Gibney Celebrates Law Day with Pro Bono Bake Sale

Gibney celebrated Law Day on May 1 with a bake sale led by the Pro Bono Committee. Gibney employees and attorneys worked together in an effort to raise funds for the Dilley Pro Bono Project.  The firm thanks all those that participated, giving their time and effort.

Dilley Pro Bono Project
The Dilley Pro Bono Project, a local partner in the Immigration Justice Campaign, operates a non-traditional pro bono model of legal services that directly represents immigrant mothers and children detained at the 2,400-bed South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas. The vast majority of families detained here are fleeing extreme violence in Central America and elsewhere and are seeking asylum in the United States.