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Remote Volunteer Dispatcher for Immigrant Detention Centers

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Immigrants who have lived in the U.S. for decades are now finding themselves at the center of the government's anti-immigrant policies. Despite some victories in stopping these changes, the administration has found ways to continue targeting immigrant families.Immigrants who have lived in the U.S. for decades are now finding themselves at the center of the government's anti-immigrant policies. Despite some victories in stopping these changes, the administration has found ways to continue targeting immigrant families.

Detention Lifeline creates a way for those detained to get in contact with a national network of volunteers and community members who can fight with them.

90% of people in detention have no legal representation. Trained volunteers might be the only support they have!!!

  • Detainees arrested from internal enforcement need help filing pro se bonds. This includes tasks like filling out forms, collecting personal documents, and collecting letters of community support.
  • Asylees fleeing violence outside of the U.S. need help preparing for their initial “fear interview” with asylum officers.
  • Detailed intakes on detainees help surface gross abuses and feed into potential public campaigns petitioning for discretionary release.

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Location: Austin, TX 78712