Catholic Charities Tompkins/Tioga
Catholic Charities Tompkins/Tioga provides legal advocacy, direct services, and referrals for refugees and immigrants who reside in Tompkins County. Our target population is people who live at or below the economic margins of society. We do assist others as staff time is available. We serve all immigrants and refugees, regardless of country of origin or religion. Catholic Charities is the only non-profit agency in Tompkins County recognized by the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security to provide legal immigration services to clients. The Immigrant Services Program director has DOJ accreditation.
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
|Types of immigration legal services provided:
||Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
||Employment services, Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services, Social services
||Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
||Burmese, English, Haitian Creole, Spanish, Karen
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
|Nominal fee charged?