News & Updates

  1. As the U.S. Government Finally Reunifies Some Families it Separated at the Border, We Must Carry Forth the Lessons Learned on Access to Counsel and Trauma-Informed Advocacy

    Sign at protest, "Keep Families Together"

    ProBAR’s Briza Robles outlines actions taken by ProBAR to help advocate for families after a zero-tolerance policy left thousands of parents and children separated.

  2. An Era of Hope: The Wind-Down of the Migrant Protection Protocols

    Photo of attorney Lindsay Schenk on pedestrian boarder bridge.

    Lindsay Schenk, HIAS Border Fellow Attorney at ProBAR, experienced how the anguish of years of uncertainty in the “Remain in Mexico” program turned to hope as asylum-seekers were processed into the U.S. to continue their cases.

  3. A Small Victory in a Larger Fight: A Summer Bond Hearing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Throughout the pandemic, pro bono attorneys have collaborated with ProBAR to provide remote representation to clients in seeking release from ICE detention. Pro bono attorney Alex Schnapp of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP shared his experience.

  4. ProBAR Receives Texas Access to Justice Foundation Grant

    ProBAR was one of four legal aid organizations to receive a Texas Access to Justice Foundation grant. TAJF awarded these grants in honor of its 35th anniversary and bestselling author John Grisham.

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