Laura Belous

  • Hosted by Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project
  • Sponsored by Anonymous
  • Service location Florence
  • Law school University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
  • Issue area Immigrant Populations
  • Fellowship class year 2010
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program, Design Your Own Fellowship

The Project

I will create a network of volunteer medical professionals willing to perform competency evaluations and legal professionals willing to act as guardians ad litem in Immigration Court. I will also provide direct representation to mentally ill detainees, including advocating for their mental health treatment while in detention and developing plans for post-release treatment.

The Inspiration

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