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Program Description

  Legal Representation

This program provides legal assistance for low-income County residents facing deportation proceedings. Legal representation in these proceedings has helped to reunite and preserve families and enabled individuals to retain legal work authorizations. The services are provided to individuals from households with incomes at or below 200 percent of the Federal poverty level or with a financial hardship.

Program Contacts

Contact Victoria Buckland of the HHS - Administration and Support at 240.777.1211 or Deborah Lambert of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2794 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY19Actual FY20Estimated FY21Target FY22Target FY23
Number of clients served by the grants 1202106202202202
Percent of clients who obtained a favorable legal outcome 2N/A27%30%35%35%
1  This is a new measure for FY19. Current caseload is expected to be maintained, including past year clients with open cases.
2  This is a new measure for FY20 with no historical data, as this is a new program.

Program Budget Changes

FY22 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY21 Approved5400000.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.111000.00
FY22 Approved5511000.00