News & Updates

  1. Summer 2023 Bulletin Now Out!

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    The past quarter forced us to live out our values of resilience and adaptability as two tragedies hit close to home, border policy began a new chapter, and we welcomed back staff to our newly renovated office space. We also reflect upon the most recent ABA Commission on Immigration Pro Bono Week at ProBAR and much more in this edition of our newsletter.

  2. Apply Today – Equal Justice Works Fellowship

    ProBAR seeks candidates for a 2024-2026 Equal Justice Works Fellowship for specific projects that address the unmet needs of immigrants in this southernmost border region of Texas.

  3. Providing Insight into Immigration to Today’s Youth

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    In May 2023, ProBAR’s Outreach Department was invited to the IDEA Public School’s Frontier campus in Brownsville, TX, to provide high school seniors with an insight into ProBAR’s work, services, and career paths within the organization. IDEA staff reached out to ProBAR expressing how important it felt for their seniors to learn about these topics.

  4. Reflections on a Changing Immigration Landscape: Title 42 and the “Asylum Ban”

    Title 42, and the coronavirus more generally, shaped the immigration landscape over the past several years. ProBAR staff responded proactively by shifting the scope and format of our work, services, and interactions with clients. Now, the team considers the future as a recently implemented policy is on the horizon: the Circumvention of Lawful Pathways.

    ProBAR Supervising Attorney Luis Rios shares his perspective on this new immigration rule, and how it has shaped the work that we do.

  5. ProBAR is Excited to Recognize our Summer 2023 Cohort of Law Student Fellows

    5 2023 ProBARLaw Student Fellows at the ProBAR office.

    This summer we have 5 additions to our team – Fatima, Geneva, Itzia, Emily, and Francisco. These five Fellows are dedicating ten weeks of their summer to immerse themselves in the field of immigration legal services at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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