| 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, intimate partner stalking 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.