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Muslim American Society (Charlotte Office)

  • Location:
    4301 Shamrock Dr.
    Charlotte, NC 28215
  • Phone:
    (919) 827-5049
  • Fax:
    (919) 345-8105
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

MAS Immigrant Justice Center (MASIJC) is dedicated to ensuring human rights protections and access to justice for all immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers. With offices in Raleigh, Charlotte and satellite services across the country, MAS-Immigrant Justice Center provides direct legal services to and advocates for immigrant populations through policy reform, litigation, and public education. Since its founding eleven years ago, MASIJC has been unique in blending individual client advocacy with broad-based systemic change.

 

Counties served: Mecklenburg
Detention Facilities Served: Alamance County Detention Facility (NC)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Habeas Corpus, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Employment services, ESL, Health services, Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Detained individuals, 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
Languages spoken: Arabic, English, Pashto, Somali, Urdu
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Cultural competency courses for stakeholders and government agencies also provided. If clients can travel to the office, or can fax paperwork, they can be served.