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Outside entities, attorneys, or other individuals seeking case file information for an unaccompanied child must make a request to ORR.
NIJC’s asylum manual provides an overview of the U.S. asylum process and provides basic guidelines for attorneys representing asylum seekers.
This document reflects the shared commitment NIJC and pro bono attorneys agree to when embarking on a collaboration for a new case.
Email template to contact the field office juvenile coordinator regarding an unaccompanied child who is approaching their 18th birthday, or who has already turned 18 and is in ICE custody.
Guidance for legal representatives on the meaning of the Garcia Ramirez decision when representing unaccompanied children who are approaching their 18th birthdays.
COVID-19 guidance for NIJC pro bono attorneys.
NIJC presents this virtual training that prepares pro bono attorneys in Indiana to enable immigrant children to secure protection in the form of Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJ).
Sample certificates of translation to submit with translated foreign language affidavits and documents.
Sample certificate of service
This summary provides an update on two new attacks on the U.S. asylum system and employment authorization eligibility for asylum seekers.
*Updated September 30, 2020*
Updates and guidance for pro bono attorneys regarding the new and increased USCIS fees and fee waiver eligibility rules that go into effect on October 2, 2020.
*Last updated September 30, 2020.*
Updates and guidance for NIJC pro bono attorneys regarding filing immigration forms and documents during the COVID-19 period.
NIJC and CVLS prepare attorneys in IL to represent clients for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status. This training reviews both the predicate order in State court and immigration process with USCIS.
This is a checklist for pro bono attorneys to request a predicate order for guardianship in an IL State court.
This document provides guidance and best practices for attorneys working remotely with clients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
powerpoint slides for pro bono asylum training
NIJC and the Kovler Center partner to present practical information on "Connecting with Clients" or trauma-informed lawyering for pro bono attorneys that work with survivors of trauma and toxic stress
Asylum Pro Bono Training - Slides
Watch a quick overview of the exciting features of the new "For Attorneys" section of NIJC's website.
Asylum Pro Bono Training Representing Asylum Seekers