Welcome to the
Carolina Migrant Network
CMN’s mission is to create a true alliance between legal service providers, facilitators, educators, artists, and all of those who want to truly exist in community with each other. We want to harness the energy of our community members who oppose ICE actions in our state and provide meaningful support to individuals impacted taken into ICE custody.
CMN was co-founded by Stefania Arteaga and Becca O’Neill. Stefania and Becca met in 2017 doing legal advocacy work in the non-profit sector in Charlotte. Although NC has an established (and growing) migrant and immigrant population, low cost and free immigration legal services available to these communities is limited in scope.
There are currently no nonprofits in NC that offer low cost or free immigration legal services for individuals detained by ICE.
What We Do
CMN has a trained network of volunteer attorneys, support staff, and advocates available to provide free legal representation in immigration bond proceedings to individuals detained by ICE. North Carolina experiences a disproportionate amount of ICE activity. CMN is based in Charlotte, but is able to offer representation at no cost for eligible individuals in all parts of North Carolina.