MEDIA ADVISORY / PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Contact: Rev. Suzanne Isaacs
Director, San Antonio Justice for Our Neighbors
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for San Antonio Region Justice for Our Neighbors Opening at Emanual United Methodist Church featuring State Rep. Diego Bernal and Bishop Joel Martinez
San Antonio Region JFON (Justice for Our Neighbors) Legal Aid Clinic will celebrate its grand opening with special guests. Clinic offers free legal aid.
Thursday, June 23, 2016, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m
Emanual United Methodist Church
3225 W. Poplar
San Antonio, Texas 78228
Texas State Rep. Diego Bernal, District 123
Bishop Joel Martinez, Bishop (Retired, United Methodist Church) of San Antonio Episcopal Area
Rev. Carl Rohlfs, Las Misiones District of United Methodist Church Superintendent
Melissa Bowe, National Justice for Our Neighbor
Justice for Our Neighbors, a faith-based immigration-assistance legal aid service, will offer its first clinic on Saturday, June 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Emanuel United Methodist Church, 3225 W. Poplar Street, San Antonio. Immigrants who are presently legal residents wanting citizenship must call 210-847-7245 to schedule an appointment with the lawyer on that day. Appointments are required.
Saturday, June 25 will be just the first of Justice for Our Neighbors clinics planned for this same location and time the last Saturday of every month.
The San Antonio Region Justice for Our Neighbors is one of a nation-wide organization operating at 30 different locations throughout the country with the mission of “providing affordable, high quality immigration services to low-income immigrants.” More information is available at their website, sarjfon.org or by calling 210-847-7245.