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Catholic Charities-Refugee and Immigration Services

  • To Volunteer, Contact:
    Mariam Liberles
    617-464-8104
  • Organization Type: Nonprofit legal services provider

Upon arrival in the United States, immigrants face a daunting array of linguistic, economic, cultural and legal challenges. Through immigration legal services, newcomers receive high-quality legal consultation, referral and representation for an array of immigration benefits, such as political asylum, naturalization and family reunification.

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk
  • Area of law: Immigration & Naturalization
  • Populations Served: Asylum Seekers, Immigrants, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Low Income, Torture survivors
  • Opportunities For: Lawyers, Senior Lawyers
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: No
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: No
  • Training / Supervision Comments: Experienced staff attorneys and paralegals mentor and provide guidance to pro bono attorneys.
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: Yes
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: Yes
  • Other Case Load Requirements: minimum commitment of one day/per week for 3 months or willingness to take two cases within a year
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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