Providing Free and Low Cost Legal Services to Detained Asylum Seekers in Texas

“Thank you for taking the time to meet with me and thank you for asking that many questions [about my story]. I appreciate you taking the time to listen to me. After this meeting I feel that I will be able to sleep tonight.” – Asylum seeker from Sudan


“An attorney is really important in an immigration case, especially if you are in detention. You have no information.” – Asylum seeker from Ethiopia


“In this facility everything is hard if you don’t have a lawyer… [They] don’t respect you if you don’t have a lawyer.” – Asylum seeker from Somalia


“I want to appreciate your effort towards my asylum process. You have given me a good advice that I have to thank you for all that you have done for me. Madam I just want to inform you that I was granted a bond. And I will continue my court proceedings outside. Thank you so much for your kindness. May God richly bless you.” – Asylum seeker from Guinea