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The Advocates' Book Club: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao tells the story of Oscar, a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd, a New Jersey romantic who dreams of becoming the Dominican J. R. R. Tolkien and, most of all, of finding love.

Asylum Seeker Receives Delayed Work Permit, Thanks to Advocates Volunteer

Through the efforts of volunteer attorney Akeem Soboyede, an Advocates client seeking asylum will now be able to obtain his work permit and support himself as he awaits the asylum hearing next January. 

B.I.A.S. (Building Immigrant Awareness and Support) Project

The Advocates works to build thriving diverse communities through the use of accurate and up-to-date information about the contributions of refugees and immigrants. 

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