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IN THE NEWS: Retired Judge Robert Holzberg Co-Chairs the Connecticut Lawyers For Immigration Justice Campaign

August 27, 2018

In the past few months, there has been an explosion in the need for legal services to immigrant families. Retired Judge Robert Holzberg and former Connecticut Supreme Court Chief Justice Chase Rogers are combining their talents and networking skills to launch a new fundraising campaign aimed at improving support services for attorneys representing them.

Connecticut’s three full-service nonprofit legal aid organizations—Connecticut Legal Services, the New Haven Legal Assistance Association and Greater Hartford Legal Aid—will be the beneficiaries of the campaign fundraising.

Most detained immigrants facing deportation do not have lawyers. Connecticut provides no direct government support earmarked for legal services for immigrants. “Lawyers can make all the difference for families in immigration cases,” Jusge Holzberg said.

To read the full article, click here. Click on the video below to watch Judge Holzberg on Channel 3 Eyewitness News, discussing the Connecticut Lawyers for Immigration Justice campaign and go to https://www.ctjustice.org/ for more information.