ReUnite Project Manager VECINA is hiring a Project Manager for ReUnite, which works with families and sponsors for the release of children from the custody of immigration. The Project Manager will support ReUnite by monitoring case progress of pro bono teams. Duties: Check in with pro bono teams for case updates. Ensure that case tasks…Read More →
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VECINA brings some of the top asylum experts in the country as expert mentors for pro bono attorneys representing asylum seekers.Meet Our Mentors
Attorney Mentorship Program
VECINA mentors work with pro bono attorneys one-on-one every step of the way to make sure that asylum seekers get competent, zealous representation.Learn More
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Immigration Law Training
Training attorneys, whether as new associates, new staff, or pro bonos, can be a strain on resources. VECINA can help lighten the load by building customized one-time or ongoing trainings.Learn More
A lot has happened in the last few weeks in the immigration law and policy world! Below are some of the highlights from recent weeks: Prosecutorial Discretion Memo On Friday, June 4, ICE released a new prosecutorial discretion memo instructing ICE attorneys how to prioritize who to enact immigration enforcement—such as arrest, detention, or deportation….Read More →
We are thrilled to announce that Barbara Hines has joined VECINA as a mentor. Barbara has done so much for asylum seekers in Texas throughout her career, and has inspired countless students to become immigration lawyers. We are honored to have her! Barbara Hines is a former clinical professor and founder of the University of…Read More →