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Elizabeth Salas

2016, AmeriCorps Legal Fellowships, Elizabeth Salas

Elizabeth Salas

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

The Project

Assist unaccompanied minors to gain legal status.

The Inspiration

Need Addressed By Project
This project assists unaccompanied minors find a way out of the dangerous countries they are trying to escape from.
The Right Person For This Project
Elizabeth is the right person for the project because:
• She has experience with immigration cases
• She has been a volunteer at an organization assisting with asylum and refugee cases
• She wants to help people gain legal status and find a better life