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20th Anniversary
Arrival Awards Gala

Sept. 26, 2019
6:00 - 9:30 pm
Hilton Houston Post Oak by the Galleria
2001 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056

CO-CHAIRS

Charles Foster
Gordon Quan

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Sofia Adrogué
Magali Candler
Robert Etnyre
Geoffrey Hoffman
Nathaniel Martinez
Michael A. Olivas
Josephine Sorgwe
Rosemary Vega
Peter Williamson

2019 DISTINGUISHED HONOREES

Harry Gee
Sima Ladjevardian
Lynden Rose

2019 ARTIST OF DISTINCTION

Karina González
Daniel Noyola
Geraldina Interiano Wise

BEACONS OF LIGHT

Farida Abjani
Antonio Arellano
Sandija Bayot
David Cabello
Magali Suárez Candler
Chesley Choudhury
Ibrahim Firat
Sue Habib
Rusty Hardin
Aamir Kazmi
Bibi Khan
Connie Kwan-Wong
Dr. Himesh Lakhlani
Nathaniel Martinez
Susham Modi
Karla Perez
Ruby Lichte Powers
Anuj A. Shah
Sunil Sharma
Sebastian Simon
Elise Wilkinson
Dr. Behyar Zoghi, MD, PhD, FACP


Former Arrival Award Honorees

Dear Arrival Awardee;

SealWe are writing, first to say thank you for your support of the University of Houston Law Center (UHLC) Immigration Clinic. You’ve helped to build up the free legal services that are so desperately needed by thousands in the local community.

We ask that you please email your updated picture and bio to arrivala@central.uh.edu and  join us in celebrating 20 years of service to the community at the 20th Anniversary Arrival Awards Gala - Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 6:00 - 9:30 PM at the Houston Hilton Post Oak 2001 Post Oak Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77056

You as well as your fellow Arrival Award Recipients will receive special recognition for your life’s work and contributions to the community. 

We want to update you on the Clinics work, its achievements and awards  and to show you how very much we appreciate your ongoing support and involvement

Your leadership and your story of success is a part of a wider narrative.Immigration, and the future of this diverse nation, is a salient issue now more than ever.

You inspire this community to celebrate the contributions immigrants make to Houston and this great nation.

Don’t underestimate the power of your presence. Now is the time for us to come together and stand for peace, respect, unity and hope. 

We look forward to your attendance. Thank you for your leadership and thank you for your
commitment to this very relevant and impactful cause.

Sincerely,

Charles Foster 
Foster LLP
Co-Chair, Arrival Awards

Gordon Quan
Quan Law Group, PLLC
Co-Chair, Arrival Award

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20th Anniversary
Arrival Awards Gala

Sept. 26, 2019
6:00 - 9:30 pm
Hilton Houston Post Oak by the Galleria
2001 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056

CO-CHAIRS

Charles Foster
Gordon Quan

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Sofia Adrogué
Magali Candler
Robert Etnyre
Geoffrey Hoffman
Nathaniel Martinez
Michael A. Olivas
Josephine Sorgwe
Rosemary Vega
Peter Williamson

2019 DISTINGUISHED HONOREES

Harry Gee
Sima Ladjevardian
Lynden Rose

2019 ARTIST OF DISTINCTION

Karina González
Daniel Noyola
Geraldina Interiano Wise

BEACONS OF LIGHT

Farida Abjani
Antonio Arellano
Sandija Bayot
David Cabello
Magali Suárez Candler
Chesley Choudhury
Ibrahim Firat
Sue Habib
Rusty Hardin
Aamir Kazmi
Bibi Khan
Connie Kwan-Wong
Dr. Himesh Lakhlani
Nathaniel Martinez
Susham Modi
Karla Perez
Ruby Lichte Powers
Anuj A. Shah
Sunil Sharma
Sebastian Simon
Elise Wilkinson
Dr. Behyar Zoghi, MD, PhD, FACP