Felix Montanez

  • Hosted by Catholic Charities Legal Services
  • Sponsored by AmeriCorps, Catholic Charities Legal Services, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Service location Miami
  • Issue area Children/Youth, Immigrant Populations
  • Fellowship class year 2016
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program

The Project

Represent unaccompanied minors in removal proceedings

The Inspiration

Need Addressed By Project

Serves vulnerable populations that has low income and often cannot afford an attorney but that is facing deportation.

The Right Person For This Project

Felix is the right person for the job because:
• He has spent a year working in immigration court, and has gained experience representing children in proceedings
• He has a background in family law and defending low-income populations in civil proceedings when he worked at Legal Aid in Georgia

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