About Us

Learn more about our mission and vision, leadership, and expert mentors.

What We Do

We mentor attorneys, educate communities, and mobilize volunteers.

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Donate, volunteer, or request a VECINA representative for an event or training.

Find Resources

Find our resources for attorneys and the community at large.

Hear From the Families We Help

Daughter hugging her father

"When I was in Mexico I had no idea how difficult the asylum process would be. You found me and offered your support and work unconditionally. You were with me all the way up until the day of court. You were as happy as I was that day! I know that I am ever closer to being with my daughters."

See our Impact

Enroll in Online Training

VECINA offers free online training for those providing volunteer legal assistance to vulnerable immigrant populations.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Sign up to volunteer as a pro bono attorney, or provide administrative or interpreter support.

Volunteer with Us

Find an Asylum Case Mentor

VECINA's mentors are some of the top asylum experts in the country, including the 2017 recipient of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)’s Award for Excellence in Advancing the Practice of Immigration Law, the former Managing Attorney of Human Rights First’s Washington, D.C. office, the 2020 recipient of AILA’s Young Lawyer Award, the 2019 recipient of AILA’s Pro Bono Award, and the 2020 recipient of AILA’s Human Rights Award.

Meet Our Mentors

Explore Our Immigration Law Training

VECINA offers a variety of online courses, along with customizable CLEs and workshops.

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We can't do what we do without your support! We'd love for you to contribute to our work.

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Afghan Asylum Interview Prep Orientation in DARI

VECINA is presenting its next FREE online Asylum Interview Prep LOP Session in English with Dari interpretation on February 9th, 2023 from 2-3:30 p.m. ET. The presentation is intended to assist Afghan parolee...

See Event Details Thursday, February 9, 2023 Online via Zoom

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