Bloomberg Law
April 29, 2020, 9:40 AM

Big Law Goes Virtual to Help ‘Dreamers’ Affected by Virus Crisis

Elizabeth Olson
Elizabeth Olson
Special Correspondent

Big Law firms such as Morgan, Lewis & Bockius and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher are embracing virtual clinics to expand their pro bono work to help undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S as children, known as “Dreamers,” renew their status during the coronavirus pandemic.

Like many others, young people who signed up for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA have been hard hit by loss of jobs during the coronavirus pandemic, which makes it more difficult for them to complete the renewal process required every two years.

Large law firms working with Immigrant Legal Defense, a legal services ...

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