National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition

  • Location:
    1025 Connecticut Avenue NW
    Suite 701
    Washington, DC 20036
  • Phone:
    (202) 331-3320
  • Fax:
    (202) 331-3341
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Organization serves D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.
  • Appointments accepted:

The Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR) Coalition strives to ensure equal justice for all immigrant men, women, and children at risk of detention and deportation in the DC metropolitan area and beyond. CAIR Coalition provides legal services to adults held in the custody of Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Virginia and Maryland and to unaccompanied minors who are held in the custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) in Virginia and Maryland.

State served: District of Columbia
Detention Facilities Served: Frederick County Detention Center (MD), Howard County Detention Center (MD), Worcester County Detention Center (MD), Farmville Field Office (VA)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Habeas Corpus, NACARA, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, U visas
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
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Services for detained individuals only. Detention Line: (202) 201-3329. Can serve clients throughout the DC metropolitan area.


Volunteer Coordinator
Michael Lukens

IAN Partners

  • pro bono net
  • american immigration lawyers association
  • national immigration law center
  • unidos us
  • immigration legal resource center
  • immigration legal resource center
  • american immigration council
  • american civil liberties union
  • american immigration council
  • national immigration project
  • the advocates for human rights
  • lutheran immigration and refugee service

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