Women's Law Center of Maryland - Multi-Ethnic Domestic Violence Project
The Multi-Ethnic Domestic Violence Project (MEDOVI) provides pro bono and low bono immigration legal services to Maryland residents (with some exceptions) who have experienced domestic violence, human sex trafficking, intimate partner stalking and/or sexual assault.
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Employment authorization, Naturalization/Citizenship, T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
|Types of immigration legal services provided:
||Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
|Other areas of legal assistance:
||Family & Juvenile
||Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services
||Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
||English, Spanish, Language Line for other languages
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
|Nominal fee charged?
||Some services are contingent upon eligibility for T Visa, U Visa or VAWA petitions. Asylum cases are affirmative cases for persons filing as victims of domestic violence.