Dream Not Deferred Clinic

October 14, 2013

On June 10, 2014, Simpson Thacher's New York office hosted a Dream Not Deferred application assistance clinic organized by Volunteers of Legal Services. Volunteer associates, summer associates and paralegals helped undocumented youth apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a temporary form of immigration relief for young immigrants who were brought to the United States as children. Completed applications were filed with the USCIS the next day. Participants included: Eric Shulman, Paul Rodriguez, Brian Park, Maria Carolina Gonzalez Diaz, Jamie Fell, Matthew Leighton, Chuan Liu, Charles Warthen, Joogwon Park, Lauren Sullivan, Kristen Harmon,Maria Gonzalez. Harlene Katzman, Shannon Torres, Kathrine McClendon, volunteer lawyers from Schiff Harden, and VOLS Project Assistant Annamaria Santamaria. VOLS Immigration Project Director, Liz Markuci, supervised the clinic.