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Immigration

Center for Immigration Legal & Support Services

Center for Immigration Legal & Support Services

Advancing racial, gender, and economic equity

Our key mission is to assist clients in achieving legal status and economic self-sufficiency.

Our key mission is to assist clients in achieving legal status and economic self-sufficiency, as well as, becoming fully active participants in the social and civic life of our communities.

We serve our clients through a variety of services both before the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) and the immigration court.

POTENTIAL BENEFITS, FILED WITH USCIS, include:

FAMILY REUNIFICATION

·    Family-based petitions
·    Adjustment of status
·    Consular processing
·    Waivers of Unlawful Presence

VICTIMS OF CRIMES or PERSECUTION

·  U Visa
·  T Visa
·  VAWA (domestic violence)
·  Political Asylum

OTHER

·  Naturalization
·  Special Immigrant
·  Juvenile Status
·  DACA (Dreamers)
·  TPS

POTENTIAL REMEDIES IN IMMIGRATION COURT, FOR THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN PLACED IN DEPORTATION PROCEEDINGS AND HAVE A HEARING BEFORE A JUDGE:

·  Bond Hearing
·  Political Asylum
·  Cancellation of Removal

WE ALSO ASSIST WITH:

·  FBI background checks for immigration purposes
·  Freedom of Information Acts (FOIA) requests for immigration files

Together, we

prevent homelessness. uplift youth. care for seniors. serve immigrants.

What We Do

What We Do

Adapting to the needs of the community

  • Legal counsel on complex immigration legal
    matters including citizenship, work permits,
    deferred action, deportation defenses, and asylum
    proceedings 
  • Reunite families through family-based
    immigration
  • Assist immigrant victims of domestic violence
    and violent crimes
  • Educate immigrants through“Know Your Rights”
    workshops
  • Access to English as a Second Language classes
  • Vocational training

Meet Rosa

Meet Rosa

“I left everything and walked 1,600 miles to come here for a chance at a safe life. Catholic Charities helped me start to believe in myself. Now I have a work permit, and I go to school. I want to become a doctor. I think I am brave. “

Rosa

18 years old, Client at Catholic Charities Center for Immigration Legal & Support Services

Immigration Legal & Support Services:
Impact on the Community

Immigration Legal & Support Services:
Impact on the Community

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