Partnership between the ABA Commission on Immigration and HIAS. Links to pro bono opportunities with partner organizations (such as Human Rights First and American Immigration Lawyers' Association); free webinar series provides training to attorneys to help asylum seekers. Malpractice insurance through HIAS for application preparation. Volunteers would need alternate coverage if they choose to represent a client at an interview.

Project Frequency


Project Time Commitment

Varied, depends on project

Project Location

Remote Electronic (service completed by phone or internet)

Area of Law

  • Immigration

Geographic Areas

  • Remote

Project For

  • Attorney

Population Served

  • Children/Youth
  • Immigrants
  • Limited English Proficient

Skills to be Developed

  • Client Advice and Counseling
  • Document Drafting (Contracts/Advance Directives/Petitions/etc.)
  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Pre-Trial Advocacy (Motions/Discovery/etc.)
  • Statutory Interpretation and Advocacy
  • Trial Advocacy
  • Training Provided for Project Volunteers
  • Volunteers Who Speak an Additional Language Requested for this Project
  • Malpractice Insurance Provided for this Project
  • Mentorship Provided for this Project