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Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project, CCLA Inc.

Become a Pro Bono Immigration Attorney in the Los Angeles Area!

Help families stay together, and give unaccompanied minors or individuals facing deportation a chance to win their cases!

Posted April 18, 2019

Dear volunteer attorney, If you are interested in supporting the immigrant community facing deportation, we are inviting you to join our Pro Bono information sessions to take on your own immigration case! During our sessions, we will talk about the many opportunities for you to get involved, and will answer general and specific questions before you take on your own case. Our sessions are scheduled to go for one hour, and will take place: Pro Bono information sessions (Ask Carlos Valdes how to RSVP to any of our sessions!) Date: 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month Location: Esperanza (1530 James M. Wood Blvd, Los Angeles CA, 90020) Esperanza will match you with a case depending on your interest and skills. Attorneys from all practice areas are invited to register for an attorney information session. If you have any questions, or would like to RSVP or receive more information, please contact Carlos Valdes at CValdes@ccharities.org. We look forward to hearing from you!

Project Plan

Preparation Phase

  • Attend our Pro Bono Informational Session.

Collaboration Phase

  • Follow our guides and direct mentorship, work on an individual case, and attend to the Hearings.

Wrap Up

  • Prepare all the brief + Complete Filing according to the Immigration Court Practice Manual

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Additional Information

  • Time Commitment: 21+ hours
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Additional Training Details: Immigration 101, Asylum Law, How to Represent clients in Removal Proceedings, Bond Proceedings, How to get ready for an Immigration Hearing, What is Special Immigrant Juvenile Status? and many others.
  • Site-Preference: On-Site
  • 1530 James M Wood Blvd
  • LOS ANGELES, CA 90015
  • Bar License(s) required: Any Bar License
  • Required Languages: None
  • Mentoring Provided: Yes
  • Supervision Provided: Yes
Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project, CCLA Inc.

Esperanza is a public interest legal organization whose mission is to advocate for, educate, and defend the most vulnerable immigrants in the Los Angeles area. We provide direct representation and community education to unaccompanied children and, released adults and families, and adults in detention, who can afford legal representation.

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