Service Learning Trip Opportunities

The Binger Center for New Americans invites 2L and 3L law students to join Binger Center alumni this January 2020 on service trips to immigration detention centers.

South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project
January 6-10, 2020

Dilley Pro Bono Project
January 12-18, 2020

Al Otro Lado Border Rights Project
January 12-18, 2020 

Volunteer work may include:

  • Conducting client intake;
  • Giving Know Your Rights presentations;
  • Credible fear and reasonable fear interview preparation; and
  • Administrative help with scanning, copying, and filing documents.

Application due by 12:00 p.m. on October 24. Please submit:

  • Resume
  • Personal Statement (2 pages or less), addressing:
    • Relevant experience with immigration law, asylum, human rights and/or vulnerable populations
    • Interest in immigration law and preferred work site
    • Ability to work in high-stress, high-stakes environments
    • Honest evaluation of Spanish language abilities

For questions, please contact Kjerstin at kjyager@umn.edu

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