The Cap Times explores how Madison’s Latino community – hit disproportionately hard by COVID-19 – is weathering the pandemic. The article features insights by CILC’s Managing Attorney, Aissa Olivarez, on the risks to those in detention.
December 2, 2020
CILC’s 10th Anniversary Celebration
WPR relays the plans for CILC’s expansion by hiring additional attorneys.
June 13th, 2019
Cap Times’ coverage of CILC’s expansion following reports of heightened success.
June 12th, 2019
A moving article from Wisconsin Watch regarding the struggles of immigrants facing the immigration legal process without lawyers and the impact work such as CILC’s make on case plausibility.
May 19th, 2019
Details the latest universal representation program that the Vera Institute of Justice has funded and of which CILC is part. This article includes an explanation of the program, its benefits, and its successes in Dane County with quotes from Grant Sovern, CILC Board President as well as from Erin Barbato, CILC Board Member.
May 17th, 2019
Coverage of CILC’s work and how it impacts the local immigrant community as well as those across the country.
April 28th, 2019
Attorney Olivarez attends the State of the Union with Representative Mark Pocan.
February 6th, 2019
Teen Vogue names CILC Attorney Aissa Olivarez one of the 6 Interesting State of the Union Guests.
February 5th, 2019
CILC Attorney Aissa Olivarez, a McAllen native, to attend State of the Union address.
February 5th, 2019
Representative Pocan formally announces his invitation to CILC Attorney Olivarez as his single guest to the State of the Union address.
February 4th, 2019
“The ICE effect” by Madison.com, featuring CILC Attorney Olivarez, explains the traumatic effects the ICE actions had on our community and our community’s response.
November 11th, 2018
89.9 FM Podcast and radio show discussing ICE raids with responses from Attorney Olivarez.
September 27th, 2018
CILC Board President Grant Sovern speaks on WMTV about the recent ICE arrests in the area.
September 26th, 2018
Channel 3000 interviewed CILC Board President Grant Sovern and CILC founder Jean-Rene Watchou regarding CILC’s work and finding separated families.
September 22nd, 2018
A Milwaukee Independent article on immigrant rights and quotes from Attorney Olivarez regarding the conditions at Dodge and Kenosha County detention centers.
July 27th, 2018
On the Edge News from Edgewood College interviewed Attorney Olivarez regarding immigration statuses and their legality.
March 2nd, 2018
Madison Magazine publishes a coverage of CILC’s work with interviews from CILC Board President Grant Sovern & Staff Attorney Aissa Olivarez.
February 28th, 2018
This Badger Herald article is about CILC as the recipient of the Vera Institute of Justice Grant as well as an overview of the latest research within immigration.
January 23rd, 2018
Isthmus presents its coverage of Aissa Olivarez and her work with CILC after graduating from UW-Madison,
December 21st, 2017
Dane County Part Of Nationwide Network Helping Immigrants Facing Deportation: Immigrant Lawyers Share Expertise, Funding From Vera Institute
Wisconsin Public Radio discusses the Vera Institute of Justice, its research, the grant awarded to CILC, with quotes from CILC Board President Grant Sovern.
November 9th, 2017
The Cap Times talks about Trump legislation and ICE arrests as well as how CILC works in Madison to address these issues with an interview from CILC Board President Grant Sovern.
February 25th, 2017
This Wisconsin Public Radio article addresses the new legislation imposed by the Trump administration and how it impacts Madison community. CILC Board President Grant Sovern is interviewed.
February 21st, 2017