Courtroom Observation Resources

Human Rights Defender Project: Immigration Court Observation

Online Registration and Volunteer Agreement

Orientation and Training: New observers are required to attend an in-person orientation and be paired with a mentor for their first shift. Once you sign the volunteer agreement, you will be contacted about orientation and training.

Observation Materials

Contact Information

Court Observation Project Coordinator

Additional Observation Resources

Data and Reports

A View into Immigration Court: Stakeholder Report from the Immigration Court Observation Project March 1, 2020 through August 31, 2020

Bearing Witness in the Moment: Report from the Immigration Court Observation Project, available from The Advocates for Human Rights

Direct From Immigration Report: Human Rights Defender Project Report on Court Observations September 2019 through February 2020.

The Docket Newsletter

Back issues of this monthly publication The Docket can be viewed online.

Data Entry Training Video

Human Rights Defender Project Data Entry video title screen