News & Updates

  1. ProBAR Celebrates Recent Case Victories

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    From mid-March to mid-June 2022, we have worked with more than 15 asylum seekers subject to Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) program who have been granted asylum or protection under the Convention Against Torture!

  2. ProBAR’s Virtual and Interactive Change of Venue Workshops Help Prevent Removal Orders

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    To help take some weight off the shoulders of children’s sponsors, ProBAR has integrated interactive workshops via Zoom to help children and their sponsors complete pro se Change of Venue (COV) and pro se Change of Address (COA) forms, a necessary step to avoid a removal order in abstentia.

  3. Message from Director Kimi Jackson, June 2022

    After more than two years of primarily remote work, our ProBAR family is back in the office. Learn more about what this means for ProBAR in a message from our director, Kimi Jackson.

  4. Program Spotlight: Shelter Services Team- A Breath of Fresh Air

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    After 2 years of working from home, ProBAR’s Shelter Services team has returned to providing in-person services at Office of Refugee Resettlement facilities across the Rio Grande Valley.

  5. The Spring Edition of our ProBAR Bulletin is here!

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    In addition to updates and reflections from ProBAR Director Kimi Jackson, the newsletter highlights staff perspectives and achievements. Learn more about the recent work of Pro Bono attorneys and volunteers, as well as opportunities to get involved.

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