Peterson St. Philippe

  • Hosted by Gulf Coast Legal Services, Inc.
  • Sponsored by The Florida Bar Foundation
  • Service location St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Law school Stetson University College of Law
  • Issue area Immigrant Populations
  • Fellowship class year 2009
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program, Design Your Own Fellowship

The Project

Peterson provided legal representation to Haitian immigrants in Hillsborough, Manatee, and Pinellas counties. Through the project, Peterson increased immigration relief through outreach and legal rights presentations. Additionally, Peterson met the community’s needs by directly representing community members in immigration court.

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