| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

American Friends Service Committee - Legal Services Program

  • Location:
    4211 Grand Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50312
  • Phone:
    (515) 274-4851
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a Quaker organization committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service. The Des Moines Office's Immigrant Rights Program educates the community on issues pertaining to immigrants' rights and immigration reform and its Legal Services Program provides direct immigration legal services to more than 300 immigrants and refugees each year.

State served: Iowa

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Non-legal services: Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national)
Populations served: Individuals who are not in legal immigration status
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: No one is denied services for inability to pay.