| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Catholic Social Services of Fall River - Immigrant Law Education and Advocacy Project

  • Location:
    1600 Bay Street
    PO Box M/So. Station
    Fall River, MA 02724
  • Phone:
    (508) 674-4681
  • Fax:
    (508) 675-2224
  • Contact methods:
    Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

The Immigrant Law Education and Advocacy Project (ILEAP) provides low-cost immigration-related services and educational tools to the communities of Southeastern Massachusetts.

Counties served: Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes, Nantucket
Detention Facilities Served: Bristol County House of Corrections (MA)

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 at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
Non-legal services: Citizenship / Civics classes, Housing referrals, Referrals to other services, Social 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, Haitian Creole, Khmer, Portuguese, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Also provides representation at bond hearings. Citizenship classes are offered at the Cape Cod location.
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