PROJECT SUMMARY: The CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project is a collaboration of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, the American Immigration Council, the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association in response to the Obama Administration's ongoing persistence to preserve the flawed deterrence policy it began in June 2014. The Project provides limited legal representation and assistance to women detained with their children at the South Texas Family Residential Center (STFRC) and the Karnes Residential Center.

Are you proactive, detail oriented, and reliable?  Do you possess a strong sense of justice?  Do people come to you to tap into your ability of problem solving even the most technical and complicated issues?  Does methodical research - leading to solutions based on facts - excite you? Are you passionate about using your legal expertise to provide HOPE to people navigating challenging circumstances? If this sounds like you, keep reading.


Cara Project Managing Attorney

(Temporary 3 month, with potential extension to 6-months)


Scope of Work


Organization Description

The “Justice For Our Neighbors” (JFON) staff attorney is responsible for the provision of immigration legal services at the JFON immigration clinic/clinics to which he/she is assigned.  These responsibilities include, among other things, the supervision and training of volunteers and support staff and the provision of legal services to clients.  In addition, the staff attorney will promote community education and serve as an advocate for immigrant rights.

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Director of Immigration Legal Services

Catholic Charities of Central Texas

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