Providing Immigration Help
for Children and Victims of Crime
- 6 immigrant victims of domestic violence and their children received a legal path to citizenship through U Visas
(1 case pending).
- 6 “Immigration Help for Families” community presentations and clinics held in Central Falls and Providence.
- 3 children received pro bono representation in obtaining special findings in Family Court, the first step in applying
for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.
- 6 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Clinics, providing 42 individuals with advice and counsel
on their DACA applications.
COMMUNITY PARTNER LAW FIRM PARTNER
U Visa (Immigrant Victims of
Services - Fall River
Dorcas International Institute
Joan Mathieu, Esq.
Locke Lord LLP
Special Immigrant Juvenile
Dorcas International Institute of
RI; RI Center for Justice
Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP and
Whelan, Corrente, Kinder &
Deferred Action for
Childhood Arrivals -
Presentations and Clinics
Central Falls Schools; Olneyville
Neighborhood Association; East
Bay Community Action Program
Bremer Law &
Associates LLC and
Gonzalez Law Office, Inc.
PRO BONO HOURS
Immigration Help for
Children and Victims of
RWU Law Student Hours:
a 2004 study of deportation cases found
that 62% of represented, non-detained
persons are able to remain in the country,
compared to 17% of unrepresented, non-