Opening of Strickland & Diviney and Poarch Law Public Education Project

Poarch Law held the Fall Stakeholder meeting Friday morning at the new space for Strickland & Diviney and Poarch Law Public Education Project next to La Bodeguita Hispana Mini Market. Special thanks go to Secretary Rodrigues (Governor of Virginia‘s Office) and co-sponsors, Roanoke Spanish and Roanoke Chamber (Global Business Owners Committee). There was a great discussion and the first of many educational seminars and change workshops in the new space.




Roanoke's CityWorks (X)po

Attorney Christine Poarch will be speaking at Roanoke’s CityWorks (X)po on these sorts of issues: “We have been here years…have kids here…bought houses…We consider ourselves future Americans, not temporary workers.”

Public Education Project at North Cross School

Poarch Law presented its Public Education Project as part of North Cross School‘s Global Studies Program. Poarch Law Attorneys Christine Lockhart Poarch and Rachel Thompson led the discussion with Poarch Law paralegal Zulma Gonzalez and client Teia Miu who spoke about their own immigrant experiences in the context of the program’s 2015 theme, women and immigration.

Attorney Rachel Thompson Interviewed by WDBJ7

Poarch Law attorney Rachel Thompson was interviewed today, June 24, 2015, by WDBJ7. Poarch Law is proud of Rachel and the work she does within the community, always with authentic commitment to and empathy for the clients we serve.

Why #ImmigrationAction Fails

Executive orders are either mind-numbingly boring or quintessentially political and divisive. Along this spectrum, a President may act within his constitutional authority or he may stretch the limits of constitutional propriety. In the immigration context, the President’s Immigration Accountability Executive Orders represent a fundamental failure of leadership not just by Congress, or the executive branch, but by you, and me, and everyone who is screaming at their television sets, whether it’s broadcasting Fox News or MSNBC.
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