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, 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.