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Immigration for Pro-se! Self-Representation

Updated: Oct 18, 2022

Pro-se litigants or individuals who choose to represent themselves are guaranteed their rights to self-representation under the Sixth Amendment. Although self-representation is legally allowed, there are risks attached to representing oneself in lawsuits or legal cases without the assistance or representation of a lawyer. Nonetheless, there are numerous reasons why someone would elect to represent themselves in their respective cases, including immigration cases. However, proper preparation and knowledge of current immigration laws and forms are necessary for someone to represent themselves in immigration matters successfully. There are various free resources available for self-litigants to assist them in representing themselves in their immigration case.

Here are five public resources available to self-litigants to assist them in their immigration matters: