American Bar Association (ABA), Children's Immigration Law Academy (CILA)

CILA is an expert legal resource center focused on children's immigration matters. CILA builds capacity for those working to advance the rights of children seeking protection through trainings, technical assistance, and collaboration.

CILA hosts a platform on its website, Pro Bono Matters for Children Facing Deportation, found at Organizations from across the country post pro bono opportunities to CILA's platform. The opportunities involve children's immigration cases that need pro bono assistance. Take a look and express interest in a case card and the posting organization will contact you so you can get started. There are frequently pro bono opportunities available in North Carolina.

  • State(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: North Carolina
  • Area of law: Family & Juvenile, Immigration & Naturalization
  • Populations Served: Asylum Seekers, Children, Communities of Color, Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Immigrant youth and unaccompanied minors, Immigrants, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Low Income, Nonprofits, Torture survivors, Women
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: No
  • Training Provided: No
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: No
  • Training / Supervision Comments: Training and supervision differs depending on the opportunity. Check the platform for more information:
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: No
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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