DEFENDER SERVICES OFFICE
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NATIONAL IMMIGRANT JUSTICE CENTER'S DEFENDERS INITIATIVE

The Defender Services Office has established a partnership with Heartland Alliance's National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) to provide training and resources to CJA practitioners around the country on immigration-related issues. Federal defenders and CJA panel attorneys can call NIJC's Defenders Initiative at (312) 660-1610 or e-mail defenders@heartlandalliance.org with questions regarding potential immigration issues affecting their clients. An NIJC attorney will respond to the inquiry within 24 business hours. Further information on the Defenders Initiative can be found on the NIJC's web site.