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Child Immigration Project

Center for Children's Advocacy
Bonnie Berk
bberk@cca-ct.org
Type(s) of Volunteers Needed: 
Attorney
Counties Served: 
Fairfield County, Hartford County, New Haven County
Legal Practice Area: 
Citizenship and Immigration
Volunteer Capacity: 
20 - 50 volunteers
Organization Mission: 

Fighting for the legal rights of poor children who have no one else to speak for them.

Volunteer Responsibility: 
Full representation, co-counsel representation, and/or limited scope representation in State Court., Writing, Drafting, Legal Research.
Volunteer Opportunity Description: 

Represent undocumented children to pursue special immigrant juvenile status in juvenile or probate court.

The volunteer can perform his or her responsibilities remotely.
Minimum Relevant Experience: 
Little experience is necessary. My program offers training and support.
Liability Insurance: 
No, the program does not provide professional liability insurance to volunteers.
Volunteer Engagement: 
Recognizing pro bono volunteers in our organization's communications and publications (e.g. annual reports, newsletters, media, email-blasts).

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