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Azira Tabucic is currently Manager of Immigration and Citizenship Services at the Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees (MVRCR). She has been a dedicated MVRCR employee since 2000. Aziras studies at the Sarajevo Law School ended abruptly in 1992 when she had to flee due to the war in Bosnia. She was a refugee in Croatia (where she lived and worked for two years) and was resettled to Utica, NY in 1994. She is an accredited Bureau of Immigration Appeal Representative through the Department of Justice, representing clients before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. She is also a certified Public Notary. Azira holds a national certificate for medical interpretation with the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI) and is a licensed Bridging the Gap trainer (Cross Cultural Health Care Program, Seattle, WA) for medical interpreters. She holds a B.S. in Health Service Management from Empire State College. In 2009 she received the Outstanding Services to Immigrants and Refugees Award from the Daughters of American Revolution (DAR) and was nominated for DARs top national Award for Americanism. In 2012 Azira was honored as an Outstanding Woman by the YWCA Mohawk Valley.