National effort to provide pro bono legal services to asylum seekers detained in South Texas by the US government. Joint project of ABA, State Bar of Texas and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Primary geographic focus: Texas
Organization type(s): Provider
Acronym or short name: ProBAR
Tags: Immigration Process
The South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project (ProBAR) is a national effort to provide pro bono legal services to asylum seekers detained in South Texas by the United States government. The project recruits, trains and coordinates the activities of volunteer attorneys, law students and legal assistants. ProBAR is a joint project of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas and the American Immigration Lawyers Association. The Texas Access to Justice Foundation provides support to this project.
PARENT OR CHILD INSTITUTIONSAmerican Bar Association (ABA)
State Bar of Texas
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
CONTENT MENTIONING/INVOLVING THIS SOURCENews Story Julia Preston
New York Times (NYT)
July 19, 2014
Overview of situation, including stories of children and quotes from Jonathan Ryan of Texas RAICES, which screens unaccompanied minors in an emergency shelter at Lackland Air Force Base.
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