Work Authorization: these cases enable eligible immigrants to receive authorization to work in the U.S. by obtaining a work permit. Though most cannot apply for permanent legal status, they are allowed to work here and contribute to their families and communities.
Family Unification: these cases allow families to reunite after long separation, or to stay united. This includes helping refugees apply for green cards, as well as enabling spouses, parents, children and siblings to live in the United States permanently and lawfully.
Escape Violence: these cases include individuals seeking asylum in the U.S. due to fear of persecution in their home countries. They also include people (mostly women) who experience domestic violence and who can apply to remain in the U.S. without being dependent on their abuser.
Citizenship: this involves cases for immigrants who are eligible to obtain U.S. citizenship. Not all immigrants are eligible, and many must wait years. Citizenship enables immigrants to vote, to petition for family members to join them here, and to access the benefits afforded to other Americans.
Advice and Counsel: we help immigrants understand their options under the law. We provide peace of mind by laying out the options in a safe environment, protecting them from scams and those who make false promises. Some of the clients we see for this reason are referred to other organizations, while others do not have any legal options. However, we accept many of them for additional representation to achieve the kinds of outcomes listed above.