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American Gateways

  • To Volunteer, Contact:
    Robert Painter
    512-478-0546, ext. 213

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American Gateways is a 501(c)(3) providing immigration legal services to low-income immigrants in Central Texas. Our clients are asylum seekers, victims of human trafficking, survivors of family violence, and DREAMers.

For attorneys interested in volunteering, contact:

Robert Painter
512-478-0546, ext. 213

For interpreters and other volunteers, contact:

Alfredo Gonzalez Benitez
512-478-0546, ext. 214

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Coryell, Falls, Fayette, Hays, Knox, Lampasas, Lee, Llano, Milam, San Saba, Travis, Williamson
  • Area of law: Immigration & Naturalization
  • Opportunities For: Interpreters, Law school clinic, Law Students, Lawyers, Mentors, Mentors/consultants, Nonlitigation Projects, Paralegals, Senior Lawyers
  • Need for non-English services: Spanish and Nepali are in high demand. However, we are always looking for volunteers in every language.
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: Yes
  • CLE credit for trainings: No
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • CLE pro bono comments: CLE credit is sometimes available for training and pro bono work.
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: Yes
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Types of projects in need of Pro Bono help: Litigation: Appellate, Litigation: Trial/Direct Representation, Translate legal documents
  • Other Project Types: Representation of clients before U.S. government and Immigration Court; Interpreting during client meetings with attorneys
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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