Mission & Values

EBSC provides legal services, community organizing, and transformative education to support low-income immigrants and people fleeing violence and persecution.

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Approach

EBSC’s legal, social, and advocacy programs address the many challenges that immigrants face. Together, we help to create a pathway to citizenship and integration.

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Impact

With the help of our broader community, EBSC reunites families, protects unaccompanied children, challenges unjust immigration policies, leads trainings, and so much more.

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History

Founded in 1982 in response to civil wars in Central America, EBSC is now one of the largest affirmative asylum programs in the U.S. We continue to grow as part of the Sanctuary Movement. 

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Team

EBSC has a vibrant team of lawyers, paralegals, advocates, volunteers, and allied organizations who help advance our mission.

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Funders

We are grateful to the individuals, foundations, and government agencies who support our work. Every donation gives adults and children legal and social support to rebuild their lives.

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