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RISE Law Center/Centro Legal RISE

  • Location:
    1245 E. Washington Avenue
    Suite 102
    Madison, WI 53703
  • Phone:
    (608) 256-1015
  • Fax:
    (608) 256-1089
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

RISE Law Center of End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin is a nonprofit multilingual law office which provides direct representation to immigrants and refugees in immigration and family law, as well as protection orders. Full family law assistance is offered in the southeastern part of Wisconsin with limited representation throughout the State. Immigration services are offered statewide. The majority of our work is pro bono. When pro bono services aren't available due to grant restrictions, RISE Law Center offers low fee services.

Counties served: Dane, Dodge, Jefferson, Marathon, Outagamie, Rock, Sauk, Walworth, Waukesha

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: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights, Family & Juvenile
Non-legal services: Language services, Referrals to other services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: Dutch, English, Portuguese, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes