National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Georgetown University Law - Center for Applied Legal Studies

  • Location:
    600 New Jersey Ave N.W.
    Suite 332
    Washington, DC 20001
  • Phone:
    (202) 662-9565
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Phone calls,
  • Appointments accepted:

Georgetown Law - Center for Applied Legal Studies (CALS) represents immigrants from around the world seeking asylum in the United States because of persecution in their home countries.  Law students assume primary responsibility for the representation of asylum seekers under the supervision of experienced immigration attorneys.  CALS serves clients in DC, Virginia, and Maryland pro bono.   

We can accept:

  • affirmative asylum cases before USCIS
  • defensive asylum cases where clients are in Immigration Court proceedings
  • referrals of asylum cases from other organizations

We have access to a wide range of languages through volunteer translators and interpreters to serve our clients.

State served: District of Columbia

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Asylum applications, Removal hearings
Types of immigration legal services provided: Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: Arabic, English, French, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Assistance with asylum only.

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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