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Immigration Counseling Service (ICS) is on the front lines of ensuring justice for immigrants seeking legal relief. ICS seeks an experienced Operations Manger to lead its finance and business functions. As part of a team of 18 staff, you will be working behind the scenes to ensure ICS is able to advance its important mission…(Read More)

This summer, BRAVO students developed BREAK THE CAGE, a video expressing their response to families being separated and locked up at the border.  On November 14 at 7 PM at the Old Church in downtown Portland, BRAVO will host a benefit concert , BREAKING THE CAGE, that will debut this amazing video, and raise funds…(Read More)

At the September 22 Pride Foundation Awards, ICS received the Advocates of Justice Award for our work with LGBTQ refugees and immigrants.  LGBTQ individuals often suffer traumatic experiences in their home countries, and additional discrimination when arriving in the U.S. Through years of expertise ICS delivers effective, trauma-informed legal services, bringing dignity and…(Read More)

Linda Freedman’s film for ICS, “Unaccompanied:  Alone in America” has been selected for screening by Women in Film Portland at the Whitsell Auditorium on Wednesday, September 5. Linda will talk about her film, and ICS staff members will be on hand to answer questions and talk about their work. Join us at Whitesell Auditorium…(Read More)

Over the past several days, our office and others providing legal services to immigrants and refugees have been inundated with calls from the press and people wanting to help the immigrant children they have seen in the media. Although the plight of these children and their families has been thrust into the mainstream by the…(Read More)