September 20, 2021
Last month, staff from International Institute of Los Angeles (IILA) attended “Welcome With Dignity Day” hosted by our colleagues at Immigrant Defenders Law Center. Families of children who were once held at the Long Beach Convention Center were invited to attend to meet with various organizations providing a range of health, social, and legal services. The event saw 42 previously unaccompanied migrant children who have since been reunited with family or local sponsors.
Read more about the event here: Signal Tribune: “Event connects immigrant children once held at Long Beach Convention Center to lawyers and resources”