Church World Service - Immigration and Refugee Program (Greensboro Office)
Church World Service (CWS) of Greensboro is a resettlement agency in the North Carolina Triad. CWS provides immigration legal services in the areas of: naturalization, refugee/asylee green cards, refugee/asylee family reunification, green card renewal, FOIA requests, refugee travel documents, and employment authorization document renewals. Additionally, CWS prepares applications for the CAM program (Central American Minors). CWS is the Triad's largest Citizenship Education provider with intensive citizenship test preparation classes offered morning, afternoon, and evening at all levels to help future citizens prepare for the English and Civics component of the naturalization process. In addition to the legal program, CWS provides refugee resettlement services as a part of the U.S. Department of State Refugee Resettlement Program. These services include basic needs assistance, case management, cultural orientation, employment preparation and placement, health access, and information and referral. CWS hosts community events throughout the year including the annual Mosaic Festival celebrating diversity through food, music, and art in downtown Greensboro.
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Adjustment of Status, Employment authorization, Naturalization/Citizenship
|Types of immigration legal services provided:
||Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
|Other areas of legal assistance:
||Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Employment services, ESL, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Office Of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)-funded services for trafficking victims, Referrals to other services, Social services
||Domestic Violence Victims, 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
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
|Nominal fee charged?
||Representation provided at USCIS interviews for adjustment/naturalization. This organization also does FOIA requests for immigrants and refugees. We do not have funding for interpretation so any applicant who does not speak English mustprovide their own interpreter.