Refer a child for legal services

Provide the following information so that we can help a child obtain legal services. We do not provide direct representation. We match and mentor pro bono attorneys handling immigration cases for unaccompanied immigrant children released from federal custody in the United States.

USCRI is ONLY accepting referrals from USCRI’s Post-Release Services Staff for unaccompanied children released from federal custody who are living in the U.S.

NOTE: USCRI welcomes referrals from any organizations or individuals for children assigned to the Charlotte, NC immigration court.

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.


* First and last name of person referring the case


* Agency

* Referral agency category






* Email

* Is this child a client of USCRI's Post Release Services program?

If this child is a USCRI PRS client, when are services expected to end?

Child's contact information

* Child's First Name

* Child's Last Name

Child's Alien Number

* Immigration Court Jurisdiction

Child's Date of Birth

Child's Gender

Country of Origin

Languages in which the child can communicate fluently

With whom does the child reside? (Please select one.)
One parent (mother)One parent (father)Both parentsOther familyNon-family sponsorORR facilityORR foster care

* Child's Address



* Zip

Approximate date of release from ORR custody

Sponsor's contact information

* First name

* Last name

* Primary contact telephone number

Alternate telephone number

Sponsor's relation to child

Information of child's parents

Location of child's biological mother

Name and phone number of child's biological mother

Location of child's biological father

Name and phone number of child's biological father

Brief description of case
(e.g., any violence or abuse the child has experienced; parental abuse, abandonment, or neglect the child has endured; lack of economic support from one or both parents; lack of educational opportunities; forced/coerced labor performed; and any other relevant information):

Special circumstances in this case that may impact the child's legal representation (e.g., disability, safety, mental health):

Forms of relief for which the child may be eligible: (Check all that apply.)
AsylumSIJS (one parent)SIJS (two parent)T Visa (Victim of Severe Form of Trafficking)U Visa (Victim of Qualifying Crime)Other (please note in case description above)

* Does the child currently have an immigration court hearing scheduled in any location? If unsure, call the EOIR Hotline at 1-800-898-7180 and enter the child's Alien Number.

Next hearing date

Immigration court location

Status of case

* Has a motion for Change of Venue been filed with the immigration court? If so, by whom?