Pro Bono Bond Warriors

Pro Bono Bond Warriors

In Immigration Court, an attorney may enter their appearance for the limited purpose of custody determination proceedings. This is a great way for pro bono attorneys to dip their toe into immigration court, and can make a huge difference to the clients. Many immigrants find themselves detained by ICE in an immigration detention center without…

When: Varies depending on the case
Location: Various
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Changes of Venue Warriors!

Changes of Venue Warriors!

Several weeks ago, Mexican authorities forcibly moved a large number of asylum seekers from Matamoros, Mexico to Tijuana, Mexico, approximately 23 hours away by car. The Mexican authorities did not notify the U.S. immigration authorities, and now these asylum seekers find themselves thousands of miles away from where they are supposed to appear in Immigration…

Location: Remote Opportunity
Open Volunteer Spots: 22
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Laredo Pro Bono Warriors

Laredo Pro Bono Warriors

VECINA has teamed up with the MPP Laredo Project run by Jones Day to launch a program for pro bono attorneys interested in representing asylum seekers subject to the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), also referred to as the “Remain in Mexico” program. Since the implementation of MPP,  thousands of immigrants have been denied entry to the United States and forced…

When: Various based on the case
Location: San Antonio Immigration Court / Laredo Tent Court
Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited
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Clergy and/or Religious Visitor

Clergy and/or Religious Visitor

Most asylum seekers have suffered an incredible amount of trauma, and many of them would love a person of faith to hold space for their pain. If you are interested in being contacted with requests for religious visits, please leave your details below. Thank you!…

When: Various times based on need
Location: Various
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San Diego Pro Bono Warriors

San Diego Pro Bono Warriors

Al Otro Lado and VECINA have banded together to launch a pilot program for pro bono attorneys interested in representing asylum seekers subject to the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), also referred to as the “Remain in Mexico” program. Since the implementation of MPP,  thousands of immigrants have been denied entry to the United States and forced to wait in Mexico…

When: Varies depending on the case.
Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited
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