African Law Center (Washington DC Office)
African Law Center’s mission is to defend the rights of African refugees and immigrants within countries where they seek refuge and opportunities. We achieve our mission by providing culturally appropriate and linguistically accessible services through direct legal aid, community legal empowerment, case management, strategic litigation, and policy advocacy.
||District of Columbia
|Detention Facilities Served:
||Carroll County Detention Center (MD), Frederick County Detention Center (MD), Howard County Detention Center (MD), Worcester County Detention Center (MD)
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, 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
||English, French, Pidgin
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
|Nominal fee charged?
||Can serve clients throughout the state of Maryland and Washington, DC.