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"Because I know how hard it is for people to get status, I wanted to find a way to advocate for other undocumented people"
“Growing up undocumented, I always dreamed about going to law school so I could help my community. While I wish I could have benefited from this type of support when I was applying to law school, I can’t wait to be a mentor to our first Pre-Law Fund recipients!” — Denia Perez, Deportation Defense Attorney, Pre-Law Fund Mentor
Immigrants Rising’s Pre-Law Fund will provide financial support of up to $2,500 to low-income immigrants who are planning to attend law school. Grants will cover LSAT preparation (courses, tutoring, self-study materials, etc) and law school application fees. In addition to financial support, recipients will be connected to Immigrants Rising’s network of legal professionals.
You must fulfill at least one of the following:
Applications are due at 5pm PST, Wednesday, March 4, 2020.
The Pre-Law Fund is made possible because of the generous financial support of these incredible donors: Kathryn Abrams, Jonathan Blazer, Tanya Broder & Ted Wang, Marc Chambers, DeYoe Wealth Management, Inc. (in honor of Helen Lawrence), Stefano DeZerega & Johanna Hartwig, Yuen & Sandra Gin, The Arturo & Rosa González Family Giving Fund, The Larry Hillblom Foundation, Christine Hoang & Paul Nakada, Barry Hovis, Elizabeth J. Kramer Charitable Fund, Francine J. Lipman, Michael A. Olivas & Augustina H. Reyes, Snehal Patel & Ami Sanghvi, and Christopher & Jeannie Rhee.
Want to make a donation to support the Pre-Law Fund? Please contact Katharine Gin.