Sidley has been presented with the “2021 Impact In the Courts Award” by the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild. The annual accolade celebrates law firms for their “outstanding contributions” to the pursuit of immigrant justice in the courts. Sidley received the award in recognition of its significant achievements and leadership in numerous immigration impact cases over the past year.
The National Immigration Project is a national membership organization of committed lawyers and advocates who work to protect the rights of all people, guided by a vision of a world where everyone can live freely and flourish. For more than 50 years, the National Immigration Project has promoted justice and equality of treatment in all areas of immigration law, the criminal justice system, and social policies related to immigration.
Sidley’s 155-year-long commitment to pro bono has impacted countless lives across the globe. From supporting veterans to immigrants’ rights, advocating on behalf of prisoners on death row to assisting nonprofits, Sidley’s pro bono efforts are as varied as the communities the firm serves.