Meet Rosa

Meet Rosa

Meet Rosa Jessica Weaver Our Newest Staff Member, Rosa Diendomi Alvarez. We are thrilled to welcome Rosa to our staff. She will be training to become an accredited representative, enabling us to respond to our ever-increasing demand for legal services. She brings...
Child Refugee to Citizen

Child Refugee to Citizen

Child Refugee to Citizen By CIAC client “G” I came to the United States when I was one year old as a refugee from Somalia. After being born in a refugee camp and traveling across the world, I felt blessed to to have the opportunity to learn English and to...
A Family Reunited

A Family Reunited

A Family Reunited Jessica Weaver We are thrilled that our client Daniel was approved for his immigrant visa and has been reunited with his wife after a five-year journey through the immigration legal system. Marsha and Daniel were featured in our November 2021 article...
A Window into an Asylum Seeker’s World

A Window into an Asylum Seeker’s World

A Window into an Asylum Seeker’s World By Chelsy Gevas, Senior Staff Attorney Hello CIAC family and friends! The greatest privilege we have at CIAC is meeting with our clients. To hear their stories is to be reminded of God’s deep compassion for the persecuted,...
Celebrating a new year at CIAC

Celebrating a new year at CIAC

Celebrating a new year at CIAC Jessica Weaver We have so much to celebrate as we enter a new year and reflect on all that God did in 2021. Some 2021 highlights: We added Rogerio and Soraya Torres as full-time employees and welcomed their family to Pittsburgh. We...
God is Our Everlasting Hope

God is Our Everlasting Hope

God is Our Everlasting Hope Soraya Torres I was born and raised in a Christian family in Brazil. My father is a Pastor, so we heard about Jesus since our mother’s womb. As a family, we were always very involved in the Church, serving people of all different...