Professor Eagly Leads Group of UCLA Law Students on Trip to Detention Center in Dilley, Texas

July 27, 2015 -- On Sunday, July 26, 2015, Professor Ingrid Eagly, faculty director of the David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy, traveled with students Rocío Sánchez ’16, Sonia Gutiérrez ’16 and Jana Whalley ’17 to Dilley, Texas. The group will spend a week providing volunteer legal assistance to female asylum seekers and their children incarcerated in the nation’s largest immigrant detention facility. They are working as part of the CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project (CARA), an initiative of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the American Immigration Council, the Catholic Legal Immigration Network and the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Legal and Education Services.

Follow their journey.