The path to legal immigration status for refugees, separated families, and potential new citizens is exceedingly complex, fraught with numerous hurdles and frequent changes. Access to affordable legal services continues to fall woefully short of meeting the demand, despite the fact that many are unable to navigate this path on their own and can even face detrimental consequences if they do.
As a result, many immigrants in the U.S. today live in fear and isolation, unable to truly rebuild a sense of home or belonging in the US.
But together, we can help.
Serving Clients for Over 40 Years
For over 40 years, World Relief’s Department of Justice accredited Immigration Legal Services have served our immigrant neighbors and friends, providing the support and knowledge they need to obtain legal status for themselves and their families here in the U.S.
Through direct service provision, training, referrals, advocacy, and education, World Relief walks alongside our immigrant community members on the path to stable immigration status, giving them the security and peace-of-mind they need to flourish in the U.S.
We offer the following services:
-Pathways to Citizenship
-Adjustment of Status
-Green Card Applications
-Replacement/Renewal of Green Card
-Refugee/Asylee Green Card Applications
-Naturalization Services: Applications/Certificate of Citizenship
-Petition for Relative
-Petition to Remove Conditions of Two-Year Green Cards
-Employment Authorization Cards
-Fee Waiver for Certain Applications
-Foreign Document Translation
-Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests
-Waiver of Unlawful Presence (I-601 A)
-Affidavit of Relationship
-Former Soviet Union countries qualified under the Lautenburg Act (as renewed by Congress)
-Refugee Processing for Religious Minorities in Iran (as renewed by Congress)
We Engage with Churches
We also build national capacity to meet this need by providing technical legal support to churches, volunteers and other community organizations.
Find out more about how your church can get involved today.
"Thank you for accepting my application and helping me through the vetting process. It is an incredible boost and takes away some of the anxiety that has been building over waiting to submit my renewal."
- DACA Client
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