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Catholic Charities of Milwaukee - Legal Services for Immigrants

  • Location:
    731 W. Washington St.
    St. Patrick Parish
    Milwaukee, WI 53204
  • Phone:
    (414) 643-8570
  • Fax:
    (414) 643-6726
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

Catholic Charities of Milwaukee provides information sessions, legal counsel, and assistance for low-income and underserved individuals and families.

Counties served: Dodge, Fond du Lac, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Walworth, Washington, Waukesha
Detention Facilities Served: Dodge Detention Facility (WI), Kenosha County Detention Center (WI), Kenosha County Pre-Trial Facility (WI)

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, NACARA, 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: 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: Citizenship / Civics classes, Employment services, ESL, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Psychological or psychiatric services, Referrals to other services, Social 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: Albanian, Burmese, English, Farsi, French, Hmong, Laotian, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Somali, Spanish, Vietnamese
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Services for Employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions are for R-1s only. Appointments required for client intake.