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Catholic Charities of Archdiocese of Dubuque - Immigration Legal Services

  • Location:
    420 6th SE
    Suite 220
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
  • Phone:
    (319) 364-7121
  • Toll-free:
    1-800-772-2758
  • Fax:
    (319) 364-7122
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website, On-line intake/services available
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Dubuque provides affordable legal services to help reunite families by assisting them in navigating the immigration system and advocating on their behalf. Our legal staff assists with filing immigration applications for family-based immigration benefits, such as adjustment of status and represent immigrants with the following immigration process: Asylum, DACA renewals, VAWA, SIJS, citizenship and limited removal defense.

Counties served: Allamakee, Benton, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Cerro Gordo, Chickasaw, Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Grundy, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Howard, Jackson, Jones, Linn, Marshall, Mitchell, Story, Tama, Winnebago, Winneshiek, Worth, Wright

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, 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 before the Immigration Court
Other areas of legal assistance: Homeless, Housing, Nonprofit Organizations, Public Benefits
Non-legal services: Department of Justice (DOJ)/Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded services for trafficking victims, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Psychological or psychiatric services, Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, 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, French, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes

Volunteering

Volunteer Coordinator
Stacy Sherman
(563) 588-0556