Virginia, US

Barbara Camacho Becomes the Firm's First Pro Bono Manager

Fragomen is pleased to welcome Barbara Camacho as the firm’s first Pro Bono Manager, effective October 20th. Ms. Camacho assumes this position after three years as the Fragomen Fellow at the City Bar Justice Center in New York.
 
In her new position, Ms. Camacho is responsible for managing the firm’s pro bono initiatives throughout the United States. With an initial focus on supporting the firm’s existing national campaign to provide counsel to unaccompanied immigrant children, Ms. Camacho’s mandate will expand to include overall responsibility for coordinating and mentoring Fragomen attorneys in the United States in their pro bono representation of clients in removal proceedings, asylum, and applications for a variety of available immigration benefits. She will also be responsible for developing and providing training to volunteer attorneys, supervising and litigating pro bono cases, and acting as the firm’s liaison to various nonprofit legal service providers who partner with Fragomen.