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
Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited
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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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Holiday Cookies for Asylum Seekers in Matamoros

Holiday Cookies for Asylum Seekers in Matamoros

We are working to help Team Brownsville get holiday cookies to asylum seekers in Matamoros, Mexico. If you love to bake, make a dozen (or more!) holiday cookies and ship them to Brownsville, Texas, where volunteers will deliver them to asylum seekers on Christmas. Please ship your cookies to be delivered after Thanksgiving and before…

When: Between November 30th and December 23rd
Location: Bake and ship from anywhere!
Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited
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Pro Bono Attorneys

Pro Bono Attorneys

Asylum-seekers need your help! If you’re an attorney interested in taking a pro bono asylum case, we’d love for you to sign up to have a VECINA mentor help you along the way. For more information about your program, you can check out our attorney mentorship page, meet our mentors, or learn about our mentee…

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