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The 14th Annual Washington, D.C. Immigrant Achievement Awards

A special thanks to all those who made the 14th Annual Washington, DC Immigrant Achievement Awards such a success!

The American Immigration Council would like to thank everyone who made the 16th Annual Washington, DC Immigrant Achievement Awards on Friday, March 20, 2009 such a smashing success--from the inspiring stories of our honorees, to the generosity of our supporters and the hard work and dedication of our staff.

Please join us in thanking:



Ms. Gerda Weissmann Klein
Immigrant Achievement Award

Holocaust survivor, Academy Award winner, founder of Gerda and Kurt Klein Foundation

Nandie Oosthuizen
AILF Youth Immigrant Achievement Award

 Founder and Executive Director, Hand and Heart Organization

  Stephen K. Fischel Distinguished Public Service Award
The Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Project

View Event Photos on Flickr                               

Watch Ms. Klein accept the Academy Award for the documentary of her life!