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International Institute of Akron

  • Location:
    207 E. Tallmadge Ave
    Akron, OH 44310
  • Phone:
    (330) 376-5106 ext. 102
  • Fax:
    (330) 376-0133
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

The International Institute of Akron (IIA) is a nonprofit agency that provides services to the immigrant population in Akron and surrounding areas. Through a variety of programs and services, IIA promotes international communication and cultural appreciation.

Counties served: Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Tuscarawas, Wayne

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, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court
Non-legal services: Employment services, ESL, Health services, Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, 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, Burmese, English, Hindi, Iraqi, Laotian, Nepali, Russian, Spanish, Karen, Mon
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes