The Catholic Charities Liberty Defense Pro Bono Project

Description:

The Catholic Charities Liberty Defense Pro Bono Project is a dynamic, first-of-its-kind statewide project in New York State. The project identifies immigration cases through community legal clinics and refers them to volunteer legal representatives, increasing statewide access to free legal services for low-income and vulnerable immigrants. Legal volunteers can review available cases and sign up to take on clients. The Pro Bono Project also has case support volunteer opportunities for non-legal volunteers, to interpret at client meetings and interviews, assist in gathering documentation, obtaining records, and more!

Time and Place:

Time commitment varies by case.

Special Skills Needed:

To take on cases:

  • Lawyer who is currently licensed in good standing to practice law in any U.S. jurisdiction

To interpret:

  • Fluency in a second language

To provide case support:

  • Organizational skills and can make a commitment 

Organization:

Catholic Charities of New York, the Liberty Defense Project, and Pro Bono Net

More information:

For more information, please click here.

[embedlycard url="https://www.catholiccharitiesnyprobono.org/"]

 

 

The Catholic Charities Liberty Defense Pro Bono Project
The Catholic Charities Liberty Defense Pro Bono Project
Take the pledge to help protect the rights of immigrants and ensure fair treatment and due process for all.