Ohio lawyers take on pro bono cases to help at-risk Afghans come to the U.S.
Rob Cohen, chair of Porter Wright's Immigration practice group, was interviewed for and featured in the article, "Ohio lawyers take on pro bono cases to help at-risk Afghans come to the U.S.," published by The Columbus Dispatch on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. (link requires subscription)
From The Columbus Dispatch, Yilun Cheng reporting:
"In late August, when Robert Cohen received an emergency request from the Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Cleveland to help at-risk Afghans come to the United States, he and about 15 other attorneys at his firm dropped everything else to work on these cases. ...
“'When you see a humanitarian disaster unfolding right in front of you, you want to do something about it,' said Cohen, a Columbus-based immigration lawyer for 45 years. 'This was an opportunity for us to do something about it.'”