March 09, 2005 03:21:46 GMT
Angelina Jolie helps launching center for refugees
In an effort promoting people of Washington to help refugee, the Oscar winning actress Angelina Jolie has given more than $3 million, including $500,000 to help finance an organization that will provide free legal aid to the thousands of children who arrive alone to the United States each year as refugees and immigrants.
To a greater extent, at the same ocassion Jolie also issues plans for the Washington-based National Center for Refugee and Immigrant Children, expected to open shop this spring. The National Center will cooperatively run by the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants and the American Immigration Lawyers Association, which will enrol and train lawyers nationwide to work pro bono helping young immigrants who often be the victims of trafficking or abuse.