Pro Bono Opportunities
Dominica* is a Spanish-speaking woman from Honduras with two young daughters. She left Honduras with her daughters after receiving direct death threats from a gang. Dominica needs a pro bono attorney to file a motion to reopen.
Agustin* is a 17-year-old boy from El Salvador. Agustin was abandoned by his father before his birth and has only spoken with his father one time. In 2020, a local gang started to try to recruit Agustin and threatened his life if he refused to join.
Kristian* is a 16-year-old boy from Guatemala. Kristian came to the United States to escape an abusive and neglectful father as well as death threats he was receiving in school.
Kris* and Sami* are 11- and 15-year-old brothers from El Salvador. When Kris and Sami were 10 and 14, a local gang took notice of their family business and began extorting their mother, Sabina*. On multiple occasions the gang came to their house and threatened Sabina, leaving her shaking and fearful.
Nina* is a 12-year-old girl from Honduras. Nina’s father left the family when Nina was just 3 months old after cheating on Nina’s mother. As a result, her mother was forced to act as the family's sole provider. Nina’s mother became pregnant with Nina when she was 16-years-old; Nina’s father was 26.
Delgado* is a Honduran, 33-year old man who originally came to the United States for economic opportunity. However, he has since developed schizophrenia and suffers from delusions, the expression of which puts him at great risk of persecution in Honduras.
Laurent* is a 29-year-old man from Haiti who entered the U.S. with a green card. He has two U.S. citizen children (ages 3 and 5). Laurent grew up in an abusive household surrounded by death and gang violence. He was raped by a neighbor when he was 8 years old and watched his stepfather murder someone when he was 12.
9-YEAR-OLD GIRL WHO DREAMS OF STARTING SCHOOL AGAIN NEEDS ATTORNEY TO HELP HER STAY WITH FAMILY (Yolanda)
Yolanda* is a 9-year-old girl from Guatemala. When Yolanda was just 3 years old, her father abandoned her. Because there was nobody to care for her in Guatemala she was forced to make the dangerous trip to the United States in order to reunify with her mother and sister.