Immigration Justice Campaign is an initiative of American Immigration Council, American Immigration Lawyers Association.

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Parole and Release

Some noncitizens in immigration detention can request that they be paroled or released, from detention. The resources on this page will assist pro bono attorneys in drafting parole and release requests for detained noncitizens.

Getting Started: Overview of Parole Eligibility

These materials provide an overview of which asylum seekers are eligible for parole, and how to apply for parole.

Gathering Documents

As you prepare your client’s parole application, these materials will walk you through what documents to look for, and how to draft any letters of support.

Writing and Submitting Parole Request

This page contains sample parole requests for detained asylum seekers at several different detention facilities.

After Parole

The materials here are for your client’s use if they are released on parole or another form of release.