Ron Chisom Anti-Racism Award

  From the Seattle Human Services Coalition. The SHSC encourages agencies and individuals to acknowledge the work of those who have touched their life and others through their advocacy, dedication, and effort to make a difference in human services.

Access to Justice Partnership Award: Advocating for Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence Project

  From the Washington State Access to Justice Board. In recognition of the efforts of the Advocating for Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence Project, a collaboration between Northwest Immigrant Rights Project and the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence with six domestic violence agencies: Consejo Counseling and Referral Services, Refugee Women’s Alliance, Domestic Abuse Women’s Network, Skagit Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services, Tacoma Community House and YWCA of Walla Walla. It is funded by the Washington State Department of Commerce Office of Crime Victims Advocacy through a federal grant from the US Department of Justice. Through its community outreach, the Project has helped identify increasing numbers of individuals eligible for immigration protection.

Daniel Levy Award

  From the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild. The Daniel Levy Award was established by NIP in 2002 to honor the memory and work of Daniel Levy, a former staff attorney of the National Immigration Law Center and a tireless advocate on behalf of immigrant and civil rights. Each year, NIP recognizes an organization or team that exemplifies Daniel Levy’s creative, collective and  socially conscious approach to advocacy in the immigration law field.

Moving Mountains Award

  From the Office of Crime Victims Advocacy (OCVA), a division of the State's Department of Community, Trade and Economic Development (CTED). NWIRP was recognized for our work on behalf of immigrant survivors of crime; the award was presented during OCVA's statewide conference in Yakima. 

Human Rights Award

  From the City of Seattle. Jorge L. Barón, Executive Director of Northwest Immigrant Right Project accepted the award on behalf of the organization.  “This award recognizes the dedication of NWIRP’s staff, pro bono attorneys, volunteers and supporters, all of whom work tirelessly to ensure that the rights of low-income immigrants and refugees are respected.  Most of all, however, this award recognizes the courage of our clients, many of whom have endured staggering adversity, but who have persevered to make a better life in this country,” said Mr. Barón. 

2008 Jack Wasserman Memorial Award

  Given to Matt Adams, legal director of NWIRP, by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) in recognition of “excellence in litigation in the field of immigration law.”