RAICES Pro Bono Project partners with volunteer attorneys, law students, and paralegals to provide pro bono services to asylum seekers. RAICES Pro Bono team has multiple opportunities such as in-person representations to remote research projects. No prior immigration law experience is required. RAICES provides training and mentorship to volunteers as needed throughout the process.

Project Frequency


Project Time Commitment

Depends on project

Project Location

Remote Electronic (service completed by phone or internet)

Area of Law

  • Immigration

Geographic Areas

  • Remote

Project For

  • Law Student
  • Paralegal
  • Attorney

Population Served

  • Children/Youth
  • Immigrants
  • Limited English Proficient

Skills to be Developed

  • Client Advice and Counseling
  • Document Drafting (Contracts/Advance Directives/Petitions/etc.)
  • Post-Trial Advocacy (Case Review/Expunctions/etc.)
  • Pre-Trial Advocacy (Motions/Discovery/etc.)
  • 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