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

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SIFI Merits

The Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative (SIFI) of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is seeking attorneys to represent noncitizens detained at various detention centers across the deep South in their applications for relief from deportation. This opportunity involves meeting with the client (can be done remotely), preparing the application for relief, collecting supporting evidence, and conducting a hearing on the application for relief in immigration court. SIFI works at the following locations:

  • Stewart Detention Center, in Lumpkin, Georgia;
    (146 CCA Road, Lumpkin, GA)
  • Irwin County Detention Center, in Ocilla, Georgia;
    (132 Cotton Drive, Ocilla, GA)
  • LaSalle ICE Processing Center, in Jena, Louisiana;
    (830 Pinehill Road, Jena, LA)
  • Folkston ICE Processing Center, in Folkston, Georgia
    (3026 Hwy 252 E, Folkston, GA)

To learn more about this opportunity type or others, please visit our Types of Volunteer Opportunities page.

The Support We Provide
Your work will be supported by several innovated resources: (1) An in-house expert who will mentor you and a group of other attorneys with similarly situated cases; (2) An online library of resources and training materials including template briefs, examples, and detailed guides; (3) A hands-on guide to walk you step-by-step through local practices and procedures.

Individuals in Need of Representation

New cases are being collected from partner site.

In the interim, please email the Pro Bono Coordination team at for cases needing help today.

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To apply, please email

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