Places that Help: Federal
ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project - Immigrant Services Directory
This directory is as a compendium of immigration service providers by state that may be able to provide assistance at low or no cost.
American Bar Association - Immigration Resources
These resources can help you locate the contact information for free or low-cost legal services for immigrants and refugees in your state.
American Immigration Lawyers Association
1331 G Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005-3142
AILA cannot provide a referral, but the attorney listings at www.ailalawyer.com provide contact information for the general public to contact an AILA attorney directly. You will have to ask the attorney about his or her fees immediately as there is no organization-wide policy. Be sure to mention that you found the attorney at www.ailalawyer.com. All lawyers participating in the service are licensed to practice law in a state or territory of the United States and are currently members in good standing of a State Bar Association.
ASISTA Immigration Technical Assistance Project
Their purpose is to centralize assistance for advocates and attorneys facing complex legal problems in advocating for immigrant survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
In most states, provides legal representation and information for victims of domestic violence with immigration issues. Find the program closest to where you live by clicking on the link above.
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC)
Directory of Immigration legal services organizations (by state). CLINIC's mission is to enhance and expand delivery of legal services to indigent and low-income immigrants principally through diocesan immigration programs and to meet the immigration needs identified by the Catholic Church in the United States. CLINIC and its member agencies represent low-income immigrants without reference to their race, religion, gender, ethnic group, or other distinguishing characteristics.
Center for Gender & Refugee Studies (CGRS)
Provides legal expertise and resources to attorneys representing women asylum-seekers fleeing gender related harm.
Church World Service
vea el numero de teléfono para cada oficina individual:http://cwsglobal.org/our-work/refugees-and-immigrants/immigration-and-refugee-program-offices-and-affiliates/
Provides low-fee legal services to immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers at 21 local offices throughout the U.S.
Immi helps you understand the law and your immigration options, in English and Spanish. Try the free and private online interview to find out if you might qualify for legal status. Read plain language articles about the law and your rights. Find a nonprofit legal service provider near you, at https://www.immi.org/info/FindLegalHelp.
Immigration Advocates Network
The Immigration Advocates Network (IAN) is a collaborative effort of leading immigrants' rights organizations designed to increase access to justice for low-income immigrants and strengthen the capacity of organizations serving them. IAN promotes more effective and efficient communication, collaboration, and services among immigration advocates and organizations by providing free, easily accessible and comprehensive online resources and tools.
40 Exchange Place, 17th Floor
NY, NY 10005
Immigration Equality is a national organization that advocates for equality under the immigration law for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT), and HIV-positive individuals. We serve as an information clearinghouse, giving LGBT foreign nationals and their loved ones up-to-date information about immigration law via trainings, informational materials, and by answering email and telephone inquiries. We run a pro bono asylum project to assist LGBT and HIV-positive asylum seekers to find free or low-cost legal representation. Immigration Equality also maintains a list of LGBT/HIV-friendly private immigration attorneys to provide legal representation for those who contact us. We also provide technical assistance to attorneys who are working on sexual orientation, transgender identity, or HIV status-based asylum applications, or other immigration applications where the client’s LGBT or HIV-positive identity is at issue in the case.
A website where immigrant rights organizations and leaders across the country have banded together and pooled resources to help immigrants and their allies obtain the current best-known information and guidance.
International Institute of the Bay Area
Services for immigrant and refugee families that ease the transition to American life in your first years here.
Legal Momentum Immigrant Women Program
1101 14th Street, NW, Ste. 300
Washington, DC 20005
The Immigrant Women Program is the nation’s expert on the rights and services available to immigrant victims of domestic and other violence. It shares this expertise through comprehensive materials and trainings for lawyers and advocates nationwide, and leads advocacy for legal protections, social services, and economic justice for immigrant women.
National Immigration Law Center
A national support center whose mission is to protect and promote the rights and opportunities of low-income immigrants. Conducts policy analysis and impact litigation and provides publications, technical advice, and trainings to a broad constituency of legal aid agencies, community groups, and pro bono attorneys.
National Immigration Legal Services Directory
A national directory of nonprofit organizations that provide free or low-cost immigration legal services. This directory was prepared by the Immigration Advocates Network and is organized by state, county or detention facility.
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild
Information and legal support on immigrant rights.
For information for immigrant survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, see: http://www.nationalimmigrationproject.org/victims.htm
National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
Provides information and referrals to victims of domestic violence.
Tahirih Justice Center
6402 Arlington Blvd, Suite 300
Falls Church, VA 22042
Hours of Operation: M-F, 9am-5:30pm; The Tahirih Justice Center works to protect immigrant women and girls seeking justice in the United States from gender-based violence. Tahirih’s innovative and comprehensive approach leverages pro bono resources to provide a combination of legal services, advocacy, and public education programs.
Womenstepforward.org is a free website for immigrant women and their families that provides tools, trusted resources, and up-to-date information on workers rights and immigration relief. The website was created by We Belong Together in partnership with the Immigration Advocates Network.
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