MLK Day celebrates the life work and contributions of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., America’s great civil rights activist and leader. Dr. King is remembered as a visionary thinker, wordsmith, and leader who played a pivotal role in dismantling institutionalized racism. His powerful, non-violent activism targeted the segregation of schools and public facilities, barriers to voting rights, as well as the moral fabric of a country that permitted bigoted attitudes and laws. On December 10th, 1964, Dr. King was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his “non-violent struggle […]
WR Immigration proudly recognizes Partner Charina Garcia, who was elected Co-President of the Foundation for Filipina Women’s Network (FWN) yesterday. In a joint statement, Charina Garcia and fellow co-president, Genevieve Jopanda, said, “FWN is the leading resource for Filipina Women globally. We believe that empowered women empower women. Through valuing, embracing, and weaving our narratives, […]
WR Immigration is focused on environmental protection. Led by Managing Partner, Bernie Wolfsdorf, the firm has committed to live the values of environmental protection, implementing a new policy to meet this challenge.
WR Immigration Strategy and Innovation Partner, Charina Garcia, has been asked to join the “Tell Your Story” speaker series, which features a diverse round table panel hosted by Prosper Marketplace and is streaming live on November 3, 2021, at noon PST. This continuing series is part of Prosper’s Employee Resource Group (ERG), African American Awareness […]
WR Immigration has been recognized by Diversity for Social Impact™ (DSI) as Diversity Equity Inclusion Workplace™ certified. As DSI states above, “This certification certifies the recipient above as a diverse, equitable and inclusive employer based on a formal certification process at Diversity for Social Impact™. Diversity for Social Impact empowers employers to build diverse workplaces.” […]
Today we recognize the Indigenous Peoples who have resided on this land for tens of thousands of years and have faced a loss of land, culture, and tradition. Indigenous Peoples day allows Indigenous communities to be recognized and celebrate their vast diversity of unique traditions, cultures, and languages. It is also important to acknowledge and […]
We proudly sponsored Biotech Week Boston’s Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Summit last week. The Summit brought together panelists and attendees from over 22 countries around the world, each with a diverse set of experiences, perspectives, and important themes to add to the conversation. WR Immigration’s Julie Galvin led a session focused on overcoming common obstacles, including incorporating a DE&I lens when hiring foreign-born employees. The Summit’s keynote, Incorporate the Right […]
WR Immigration is proud to be a gold sponsor of Biotech Week Boston’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Summit this September. As the Life Sciences community answers the growing call to engage, activate, and bring impact, foreign talent has become a crucial part of building a strong, diverse, remote workforce. To help expand their potential impact, companies are embracing an intentional and holistic approach to DE&I. As part of that […]
President Biden’s decision to extricate the United States from Afghanistan has come with a cost: a humanitarian crisis impacting Afghan allies. The lives and families of interpreters, translators, and others who provided critical help to the U.S. in its two decades of war and nation-building, have been shattered by the Taliban’s takeover. U.N. Secretary General […]
To support the Black Lives Matter movement, the Firm provided four hours of civic engagement paid time off to encourage staff to participate in one of the many protests and rallies held across the country. Staff also donated money, matched by the Firm, to non-profits promoting social justice.
In collaboration with the Victim Rights Law Center, we adopted approximately 30 immigrant families and donated gifts from their wish list in December 2018 and December 2019. Wishes ranging from bed sheets to Primark gift cards were fulfilled by the Firm’s employees. Our elves enjoyed wrapping! We look forward to continuing this tradition for years […]
In an effort to aid Puerto Rico after catastrophic Hurricane Maria, we launched the “Donate Your Lunch Hour to Puerto Rico Relief Efforts” initiative in October 2017, raising $802.30. The Firm matched this for a total donation of $1,604.60, all of which went to the United for Puerto Rico fund.
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