Find Your Pro Bono Opportunity

Volunteering in Tijuana

Al Otro Lado (AOL) is an organization doing meaningful work in Tijuana to assist asylum-seekers waiting to enter the United States. Learn how you can get involved today.
AILA Doc. No. 19011000

Chapter-Specific Pro Bono Opportunities

This helpful list outlines existing pro bono opportunities within each chapter across the country. Learn more about how your chapter is engaging locally and find out how you can get involved.
AILA Doc. No. 18081701

Immigration Justice Campaign

The mission of the AILA/American Immigration Council's Immigration Justice Campaign is to fight for due process and justice for detained noncitizens by strengthening the army of lawyers who are ready to vigorously defend their rights in court. Be a pro bono volunteer and find out more.
AILA Doc. No. 18030931

Citizenship Day 2019

AILA is proud to announce that AILA Citizenship Day will take place on September 14, 2019. We hope you will join your chapter in assisting local immigrants eligible for U.S. citizenship. Information regarding trainings and chapter contacts will be available in the coming months. Please stay tuned!
AILA Doc. No. 08020862

AILA’s Ninth Annual Conference Pro Bono Clinic

Join AILA at Disney’s Contemporary Resort on Saturday, June 22 (9:00 am – 12:00 pm) to volunteer at the Pro Bono Clinic during the Annual Conference in Orlando. Take a few hours out of your conference to join your colleagues in helping local eligible LPRs seek citizenship. Sign up today!
AILA Doc. No. 16051909

The Dilley Pro Bono Project

In December 2014, the federal government opened the largest immigrant family detention center, the South Texas Family Residential Center (STFRC) in Dilley, Texas. The project is a local partner in the AILA/Council Immigration Justice Campaign.
AILA Doc. No. 14100656

AILA Military Assistance Program (MAP)

The AILA MAP is a collaborative effort between AILA and the JAG Corps, designed to provide immigration legal assistance to military families. If you are an active duty member of the military or their immediate family, learn how you can get immigration help.
AILA Doc. No. 15061160

Artesia Pro Bono Project

We continue to seek volunteer attorneys and support staff to help the women and children in Artesia, NM and in Karnes, TX. To facilitate these important efforts, AIC in cooperation with AILA, now accepts tax-deductible donations to support the volunteers’ work in Artesia.
AILA Doc. No. 14100655

National Pro Bono Opportunities Guide

The ABA and have created a comprehensive and searchable database to help you find meaningful pro bono opportunities in your local community. Click on your state from the U.S. map and use the drop-down boxes to narrow your search by county, practice area or client population.
AILA Doc. No. 07070969

South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project (ProBAR) (Updated 11/18/14)

The South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project (ProBAR) is a joint project of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas and AILA to provide pro bono legal services to asylum seekers detained in South Texas. Read on to learn more and how you can help.
AILA Doc. No. 07042761

Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) Pro Bono Project

In 2001, AILA partnered with several non-governmental organizations to implement the Board of Immigration Appeals Pro Bono Project. The Project was created to increase the level of pro bono representation to detained immigrants who lack representation before the BIA.
AILA Doc. No. 07041914