CILA Releases 2020 Annual Report

CILA is excited to release its first annual report. While 2020 proved to be a challenging year, we are proud of what CILA accomplished and the work of children’s advocates in Texas and across the nation. CILA’s Annual Report shares CILA’s highlights for 2020.

CILA is grateful to those who walked alongside us this last year in this work. Thank you for your courage, competency, compassion, and creativity.

CILA 2020 Summary Report

If you want to get involved with CILA, we welcome you to get to know us more!

If you are a pro bono attorney or interested in taking a case:

  • View CILA’s website which hosts a multitude of trainings and resources to support you in this work.
  • Check out CILA’s platform, Pro Bono Matters for Children Facing Deportation, to see children’s cases across the country in need of pro bono representation.
  • Join CILA’s quarterly e-newsletter if you are a pro bono attorney, interested in potentially engaging in a pro bono opportunity to help children in the future, or want to stay updated on CILA’s resources and other issues affecting youth int their immigration cases.

If you are a legal advocate working with children:

  • View CILA’s website which hosts a multitude of trainings and resources to support you in this work.
  • Keep tabs on our Trainings webpage to see upcoming CILA webinars and trainings.
  • If you are in Texas, consider joining one of CILA’s Texas-wide working groups on Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, children’s asylum law, and working with detained unaccompanied children.
  • If you are a pro bono coordinator or work with pro bono attorneys, consider joining CILA’s national working group.
  • If you are in Texas, request technical assistance regarding case-specific questions such as substantive questions, case strategy, or best practices on working with children and victims of trauma.

If you would like to support us further in this work, donate to CILA! Thank you!

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