Pro Bono Opportunities
Sisi* is a 26-year-old English-speaking man from Ghana. His father died when he was a child, and Sisi stopped going to school and lived with an older family member who forced him to work. Desperate for a better life and just 17 years old at the time, Sisi went to the passport office where he met a man who offered to help him and arrange travel. Instead, this man and his accomplices trafficked Sisi, forcing him to swallow 86 pellets of heroin at gunpoint over the course of a day, before making him board a plane to the United States.
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.
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.
Agustin* is a 16-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.
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.