Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project (AZ)


Nonprofit legal service organization providing free legal services to men, women, and unaccompanied children in immigration custody in Arizona.
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Primary geographic focus: Arizona
Organization type(s): Provider
Tags: Immigration Process

Today, the Florence Project is dedicated to providing free legal services to the more than 3,000 people detained on any given day in remote detention facilities in Florence and Eloy and children’s shelters in Phoenix. The Project also participates in local and national advocacy and outreach initiatives to amplify the voice of immigrant detainees and ensure they are treated fairly and humanely.



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Interview

An Immigration Attorney on What It’s Like to Represent Small Children Taken Away From Their Parents

Alexandra Schwartz
New Yorker
June 19, 2018
Florian spoke with me by phone from her office on Tuesday morning to describe her experience working with young children who have been separated from their parents. Her account has been edited and condensed.



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