Founded in 1998, the Pro Bono Asylum Project trains and mentors attorneys to represent immigrants fleeing persecution and torture in their country of origin. AIJP staff work closely with pro bono attorneys to answer questions, review pleadings and provide relevant legal resource materials. It also continues to connect pro bono attorneys, interpreters and psychologists with immigrants fleeing persecution and torture in their country of origin. Our pro bono attorneys have been successful and have won numerous awards because of their dedication. Pro Bono attorneys have represented asylum seekers from all over the world, including Mexico, El Salvador, Cameroon, Gambia, Ethiopia, Russia Nigeria, Colombia, Morocco and Burma. If you are interested in representing an asylum seeker, please contact Alaska Institute of Justice.
For more information about the immigration options available to you, please call the Anchorage office at (907) 279-2457 or the Juneau office at (907) 789-1326.