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“Mr. Balde suffered real tragedy in his African homeland,” said Ashley Lively of JBM Legal, in a written statement. “This plainly unconstitutional detention is incredibly unfair to Mr. Balde, who has been a caring husband, devoted uncle, and productive employee for many years.”
“Jacqueline & her bilingual immigration team handle business immigration, family-based immigration, US citizenship, deportation, litigation, criminal defense, personal injury and asylum.”
“The U.S. government doesn’t want Mamadu Balde here and Sierra Leone says he is not one of their citizens”
Ashley actively works with a local LGBTQ center and has started a “Name Change” partnership that provides legal assistance to community members who wish to have their name changed to reflect their gender identity. She has also taken various cases pro bono or reduced fee for adjustment of status of refugees from a local resettlement center to help those in the most need. In response to the increase in Special Immigration Juvenile cases, Ashley works with her colleagues to file various petitions for children who qualify both in family court and with USCIS.
JBM Legal founder Jackie Martinez recently put together this presentation for the ACLU-Pittsburgh, PA Chapter’s Public Education Committee.
“Jackie Martinez, of JBM Legal, says many of Trump’s orders are likely to face litigation and could be struck down in court.”