AI Justice successfully argued that asylum should be granted to the brother of a victim of a sex trafficking ring. After the sister courageously reported the trafficking to the authorities, resulting in the traffickers’ convictions, other members of the ring began to threaten the victim’s brother. As a result, he fled to the US. AI Justice filed an asylum petition on his behalf arguing that he should be granted asylum due to the danger he faced based on his family membership to the trafficking victim.
In 2012, AI Justice tackled the plight of Cuban doctors who were refused residency because of youthful membership in Cuba's Communist Youth Union. Such membership was a virtual requirement for entry into medical school in Cuba. AI Justice intervened with the State Department to secure lawful permanent resident status for its clients.
In 2012, AI Justice spearheaded clinics and workshops in partnership with Florida International University that served over 1000 young Dreamers applying under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
In 2012, AI Justice, in partnership with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), co-sponsored a day-long national symposium in Washington, DC, on the anniversaryof the devastating earthquake, addressing the plight of Haitians. Panelists included senior officials from the US Department of State and the Department of Homeland Security.