WELCOME TO AYUDA
We envision a community where all immigrants overcome obstacles in order to succeed and thrive in the United States. We realize our vision by advocating for low-income immigrants through direct legal, social and language services, training and outreach in the Washington DC metropolitan area.
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June 9, 2014
Ayuda applauds the Obama administration’s June 5, 2014 announcement of the renewal process for those who were granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and looks forward to assisting the greater DC metropolitan area immigrant community renew their DACA status.
June 2, 2014
We are happy to introduce our new Interim Executive Director, Barbara Laur. Barbara has extensive experience acting as Interim Executive Director/Interim CEO at a wide variety of organizations over the last 10 years. Barbara started with us last week.
July 29, 2014
The news has been awash in stories about the wave of unaccompanied minors making the harrowing trek to the U.S./Mexico border. Recently, Ayuda had the opportunity to sit down with some of the minors we’ve represented and heard their stories. These stories represent a fundamental part of what we do and why we do it – the stories of trial and triumph embody our mission to empower the lives of immigrants in our community, like Elena and Alejandra.
May 9, 2014
At age 11, Isabel made the harrowing journey to the United States from El Salvador. She became the victim of human trafficking for four years before a young man named Ernesto helped her escape. Read more about Isabel’s story and Ayuda’s role in preventing this loving couple from being separated.
Consider investing today in Ayuda through:
United Way’s National Capital Area (NCA) campaign – No. 8038
The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)- No.76261
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