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Joey Delgado

2016, AmeriCorps Legal Fellowships, Joey Delgado

Joey Delgado

Name of Host Organization: RAICES
City, State: Austin, Texas
Issue area: Immigrant Populations, Children/Youth
Sponsors: AmeriCorps, U.S. Department of Justice, RAICES

The Project

Represent unaccompanied minors in immigration proceedings.

The Inspiration

Need Addressed By Project
Minor children are being processed through the United States immigration legal process and need representation. We are providing legal services to indigent clients who do not understand the system they are subject to.
The Right Person For This Project
Joey is the right person for the project because:
• He believe sin providing legal services to those who need them when their life or quality of life is at stake
• He knows it is important that he does what he can to provide the best legal services possible