| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

University of Virginia School of Law, Legal Aid Justice Center - Immigration Clinic

  • Location:
    1000 Preston Ave
    Suite A
    Charlottesville, VA 22903
  • Phone:
    (434) 977-0553
  • Toll-free:
  • Fax:
    (434) 977-0558
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

The University of Virginia School of Law's Immigration Law Clinic provides students with the opportunity to handle complex immigration cases through the Legal Aid Justice Center.

State served: Virginia

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, NACARA, 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: 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), Federal court appeals
Non-legal services: Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Detained individuals, 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, English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: The Legal Aid Justice Center’s Immigration Advocacy Program website is available at
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