| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Catholic Charities of Washington, D.C. (Gaithersburg Office)

  • Location:
    201 E. Diamond Ave.
    3rd Floor
    Gaithersburg, MD 20877
  • Phone:
    (301) 740-2523
  • Fax:
    (301) 740-2907
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

The Immigration Legal Services (ILS) of Catholic Charities Diocese of Washington, D.C. provides direct legal immigration services to foreign-born individuals and their families.

State served: Maryland

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, Family-based petitions, 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
Non-legal services: Employment services, ESL, Health services, Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: 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, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Can serve clients throughout the state of Maryland and Washington, D.C. Contact via drop-in clinics preferred. Charla information sessions held on Wednesdays at 12:00 pm. Employment services, ESL, Health services, and Language services are provided by other programs within Catholic Charities.
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