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American University, Washington College of Law - Immigrant Justice Clinic

  • Location:
    4300 Nebraska ave. NW
    Washington, DC 20016
  • Phone:
    (202) 274-4147
  • Toll-free:
    1-800-428-2546
  • Fax:
    (202) 274-0659
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:
    No

The Immigrant Justice Clinic at American University's Washington College of Law provides representation on cases and projects involving immigrants and their communities. It focuses on immigrant deportation defense, immigration detention, immigrant employment rights, civil rights, and gender and sexual orientation issues.

State served: District of Columbia

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Habeas Corpus, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Federal court appeals
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights, Employment
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Can serve clients throughout the DC metropolitan area. Clients are accepted by referral only.