Pro Bono Firm Of 2013: Akin Gump

Law360, New York (August 26, 2013, 5:58 PM EDT) -- After Amissa Moshi’s front teeth were knocked out of her mouth during the attack, she knew each day in Burundi could be the day that she died. Moshi’s father worked for a political party, the men who attacked her and her sister worked for the competition.

After fleeing from the African nation and traveling to Mexico, the 22-year-old reached the Mexican-American border by bus, without the means to provide for herself or her children and certainly without the money to hire an immigration lawyer. Enter Michelle...
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