| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

West Virginia University College of Law Immigration Clinic

  • Location:
    WV University College of Law
    PO Box 6301
    Morgantown, WV 26501
  • Phone:
    (304) 293-7249
  • Toll-free:
    (866) 964-7249
  • Fax:
    (304) 293-6891
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

The clinic assists clients in diverse areas of immigration law, including refugee law, relief from removal, permanent resident status, protection of immigrant women from domestic violence, student visas, work visas, and assorted other problems. We are also eager to work on DAPA (Deferred Action for Parental Responsibility) and DACA claims (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals).

State served: West Virginia
Detention Facilities Served: South Central Regional Jail (WV)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), 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
Other areas of legal assistance: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Education, Family & Juvenile, Nonprofit Organizations, Public Benefits, Taxes, Veterans
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Department of Justice (DOJ)/Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded services for trafficking victims, Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, French, German, Hungarian, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: The clinic does not accept new cases at the end of the semester; it cannot accept new cases until August of 2016.