Volunteer Guide

Project Ishmael

  • Location:
    3401 Canal Street
    New Orleans, LA 70119
  • Phone:
    (504) 233-3057
  • Fax:
    (504) 515-0315
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

A pro bono immigration legal program for children in the Greater New Orleans area. We are a program of the nonprofit First Grace Community Alliance. 

Counties served: Jefferson, Orleans

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, U visas
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court
Non-legal services: Referrals to other services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? No

Staffing Information

Number of attorneys on staff: 1
Is organization BIA recognized? No
Number of fully accredited BIA representatives on staff: 0
Number of partially accredited BIA representatives on staff: 0
Number of paralegals/legal workers on staff: 1

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes
Network affiliations: American Immigration Lawyers Association