Program Closure Considerations - Practice Advisory

Last Updated

July 6, 2021
This advisal addresses a series of issues to consider and steps to be taken when closing an immigration legal services program. The information provided is divided up into sections starting with general considerations, client cases based on status of the case, closed files, outreach and communication to clients, program contacts and additional considerations. As you close your program, every effort should be made to ensure that program staff fulfill their ethical obligations by creating a plan and a timeline for communication to clients, program contacts, funders and the public in the most effective manner.