AILA's Pro Bono Newsletter

Pro Bono Newsletter, Fall 2013

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voices of pro bono WHY DO YOU PRO BONO? Share your story with us! E-mail us at Many people go to notarios in our community and are misled, which leads them to deportation and removal proceedings. In order to protect our community and the families in our community, we need to do pro bono work. - AG "You get information/knowledge to expand the ability to practice. As a newer attorney you meet more people who are also immigration attorneys in your area. You learn more, do more, and increase the visibility of immigration attorneys in the community (through pro bono work). –AG I think it's a very rewarding experience. You feel very good. You feel good for yourself, and you see joy in the eyes of people that you've helped, and that's great. —IV For the contentment and happiness of clients when they are successful with their cases and can move forward with their lives. – AL All of those sleepness nights of studying, they were worth it, to be able to make a difference in someone's life. –MR MISS AN ISSUE? No Sweat. Check out AILA's archive. "It's such an amazingly rewarding experience to be able to help someone with your skills and your ability and your training— and not doing it for the money— just to be doing it for the sheer joy of helping another person. And getting paid in hugs and smiles is pretty cool!" -MR FOLLOW AILA FOR THE LATEST ON IMMIGRATION! YOUTUBE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, and LINKEDIN COPYRIGHT © 2013 AMERICAN IMMIGRATION LAWYERS ASSOCIATION. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. NO PART OF THIS PUBLICATION MAY BE REPRINTED OR OTHERWISE REPRODUCED WITHOUT THE EXPRESS PERMISSION OF THE PUBLISHER. SEND REPRINT REQUESTS TO PUBS@AILA.ORG 9

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