News & Updates

  1. In Response to Biden’s Secure the Border Proclamation

    September 12, 2017, Washington, DC, USA: The White House at night during the Trump Administration.

    On June 4th, 2024, the Biden Administration announced changes to the immigration process that will severely restrict access to asylum for people arriving at the southern border, including many adults and families arriving in the Rio Grande Valley border region served by ProBAR.  

  2. A message from ProBAR Deputy Director Aimee Korolev in honor of International Women’s Day

    An image of a white flower growing out of the ground with blue text above reading International Women's Day. Below the image is a white banner with the ABA ProBAR logo aligned to the left, and the blue text reading "A message from ProBAR Deputy Director Aimee Korolev" aligned to the right.

    This International Women’s Day, ProBAR Deputy Director Aimee Korolev honors the resiliency and perseverance of the many women we serve.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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