Why Pro Bono

Pro Bono – The Smart Thing to Incorporate into Your Growing Practice

Besides filling a vital need, pro bono helps build your client base, allows you to explore practice areas to enhance your business, and strengthens your professional reputation among attorneys, immigration courts, and the public. Learn more about pro bono’s value in this new article from AILA’s PPC.
AILA Doc. No. 19040807

Professionalism in Action: Why Consumer Protection and Pro Bono Service Matter to AILA

AILA remains committed to serving immigrant communities while lifting up the authorized practice of law through pro bono efforts, and ongoing engagement in national consumer protection education initiatives. This article illustrates reasons why AILA remains dedicated to this work.
AILA Doc. No. 15042908

Overcoming Barriers To Immigrant Representation: Exploring Solutions

The Fordham Law Review has released several articles relating to representation of the immigrant poor in New York and the efforts of the Katzmann Study Group to document and promote pro bono representation.
AILA Doc. No. 09110468

Second Circuit Judge Challenges Lawyers to Commit to Pro Bono for Immigrants

The Honorable Robert A. Katzmann delivered the Orison S. Marden Memorial Lecture at the New York City Bar on 2/28/07. Katzmann spoke about the unmet legal needs of the immigrant poor and exhorted all lawyers to take part in expanding the provision of pro bono service.
AILA Doc. No. 07040910