The American Immigration Lawyers Association, a national organization, held its annual meeting last week in New Orleans. Justice for Our Neighbors attorney Ann Naffier was nominated by the Iowa-Nebraska AILA chapter for their annual award called Pro Bono Champions. Iowa Justice for Our Neighbors is very proud of Ann and of all on our team of attorneys.
June 15, 2017
Ann Naffier, IA Justice for Our Neighbors, Iowa/Nebraska Chapter
Ann Naffier is a Managing Attorney with Iowa Justice for Our Neighbors where she has worked since January 2014. Ann has been a dedicated legal services provider and leader for immigrant justice in Iowa for more than 20 years. Prior to becoming an immigration attorney, she worked as a Board of Immigration Appeals Representative for more than 10 years. With her clients, Ann is compassionate, enthusiastic and highly knowledgeable. She has helped expand access to free, high quality immigration legal services throughout the state of Iowa. Over the years, she has volunteered countless evening and weekend hours at free legal clinics, Know Your Rights presentations and community town hall presentations. In addition to her dedication to her clients, Ann has been a volunteer mentor to immigration attorneys across the state of Iowa and beyond. Many Iowa immigration attorneys can say they trained or volunteered under Ann’s direction and still seek out her gracious leadership.