Immigration Advocacy Project

Alex Mintz and Emerson Argueta for The Fordham Lawyer.

Alex Mintz / Emerson Argueta

 

Alex and Emerson are law students that work for the Immigration Advocacy Project, providing free legal representation for women and children fleeing violence in Central America.  These non-criminal families are held in a federal detention center/camp in rural Dilley, Texas that is next to a high security prison.  The IAP helps prepare refugees for the complex and uncertain process of seeking asylum.

 


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