Americans for Immigrant Justice Annual Dinner
The 16th Anniversary Annual Dinner of Americans for Immigrant Justice (formerly FIAC – Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center) was presented by internationally renowned Greenberg Traurig at the Hotel InterContinental on May 15, 2012. Alexandra M. Codina & Andrew W. Frey and Doriliz & Harold Arteaga, Esq. served as Dinner Chairs with Helen Aguirre Ferré as Mistress of Ceremonies. Immigrant survivors of human trafficking, abused children far from home, talented youth at risk of deportation, DREAM Act students: these are the folks at the center of the AI Justice mission and the heart of its 2012 Annual Dinner.
More than 450 guests, including elected officials, attorneys, judges, business leaders and other prominent personages attended the event. The evening featured Keynote Speaker José Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist of New York, together with “Immigrant Voices Award” honoree Kimberly Green, Ph.D., two-time Grammy Award nominee and President of the Green Family Foundation, and “Humanitarian Award” honoree Aldo I. Bello, award winning film director and television producer.
Photos by Douglas Scott