| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Women's Law Center of Maryland - Multi-Ethnic Domestic Violence Project

  • Location:
    111 N. Calvert St.
    Room 100
    Baltimore, MD 21202
  • Phone:
    (410) 396-3294
  • Fax:
    (410) 783-9989
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

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, and/or sexual assault.

State served: Maryland

Services Provided

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
Non-legal services: Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Language Line for other languages
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: 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.
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