Kevin Metz is a litigator in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins where he specializes in complex commercial, securities and class action litigation.  He has served on the firm’s Pro Bono, Ethics and Recruiting Committees, and currently serves on the Board of the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs.  Prior to law school, he worked for several years as a journalist, covering Florida politics for The Tampa Tribune.  He graduated from Northwestern University and Yale Law School, and clerked for the Hon. Michael S. Kanne on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit before joining Latham’s Silicon Valley office in 2000.

Ayuda's Response to Busing of Migrants

Since April 2022, Ayuda has been working to help coordinate the humanitarian response as the governors of Texas and Arizona continue to send thousands of migrants on buses to Washington, D.C.

We are providing culturally and linguistically specific legal, social and language access services to newly arriving migrants. These services include case management and intake support, interpretation, as well as the provision of food, clothing, hygiene kits, prepaid cell phones, medical supplies, and paid shelter.

Our legal team is providing individualized legal orientations for migrants explaining the immigration system and helping them be aware of their rights and responsibilities.  

“Immigrants are first and foremost, human beings. They deserve respect and compassion, and Ayuda will continue to do what we do best – provide holistic support to those in need in our communities.” - Paula Fitzgerald, Executive Director

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