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The Impact of Pro Bono in NYC - Volunteer Spotlights

 
Visit our  volunteer profiles for examples of the impact of pro bono in NYC.
 
The City Bar Justice Center’s Immigrant Justice Project (IJP) has been fighting for human rights and due process within the immigration system since the 1980s, when the project emerged to train volunteer lawyers needed to represent Haitian asylum seekers whose claims were being summarily and discriminatorily dismissed. IJP has continued to serve asylum seekers fleeing persecution, survivors of violent crimes and trafficking in the United States, and individuals seeking humanitarian protection and other forms of relief - all of whom face a system that often perpetuates the disparate treatment of communities of color. Find out more.