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Immigration experts bring pro bono counsel to Ontario

Representatives from groups including the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization, the Oregon Law Center, the Marandas Sinlapasai Garcia law office and the Mexican consulates in Portland and Boise volunteered their time at a free legal clinic for immigrants and refugees inside the Four Rivers Health Clinic Thursday, Aug. 8.

ONTARIO – A van full of 15 attorneys and advocates from the Portland area squeezed into the Four Rivers Health Clinic for a free legal clinic last Thursday. They were joined by representatives from the Mexican consulates in Portland and Boise.

The group volunteered to provide legal counseling to walk-in clients – immigrants and refugees from the Ontario area.

“We realized the need throughout the state and in Ontario is immense and it’s not being addressed properly,” said May . . .