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Philadelphia Legal Assistance "Make Your Case" Video Series

Philadelphia Legal AssistancePhiladelphia Legal Assistance has launched Make Your Case, a legal self-help video series. With a grant from the Legal Services Corporation, PLA attorneys developed three self-help videos for people who represent themselves in custody, support, and protection from abuse cases in family court. The video series is available in English, Spanish, French, Vietnamese, and Indonesian, providing a valuable legal resource to people with limited English proficiency.

Videos from the Make Your Case series are also available on PaLawHelp.org under the Custody and Guardianship of Children, Child Support and Paternity and Domestic Violence & Protection From Abuse topics under the main heading Children and Families.

immi Launched to Offer Guidance to Immigrants

immiThe Immigration Advocates Network has launched an ambitious new platform called immi (English: www.immi.org | Spanish: www.immi.org/es) to help immigrants protect their future.Immi helps immigrants in the United States understand their legal options for remaining in this county.

The law offers many legal ways for immigrants to stay. Immi features an online screening tool with individualized results to help users understand the various options that may be available to them at this time, and helps them find the path that fits their circumstances. It also offers "know your rights" information resources, a glossary of terms and a search tool to help immigrants find local nonprofit legal assistance.

Immi was created by the Immigration Advocates Network and Pro Bono Net, two nonprofit organizations dedicated to increasing access to justice for low-income immigrants.