National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Union of Refugees and Immigrants for Development in America, Inc (URIDA)

  • Location:
    325 Emmett Ave
    Bowling Green , KY 42101
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The Union of Refugees and Immigrants for Development in America, Inc . URIDA is a non-profit organization established in 2021 to help empower refugees in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Our objective is to provide newcomers the correct orientation and tools so that they can be successful in this new life. We implement different programs such as ESL classes, driver's license classes, computer classes, childcare for children who live with single parents of low income, transportation, assistance with documents and forms, among others.

Counties served: Barren, Daviess, Franklin, Warren

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, Family-based petitions, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms
Other areas of legal assistance: Community Development, Disability, Disaster and Crisis Assistance, Education, Nonprofit Organizations
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Citizenship / Civics classes, ESL, Housing referrals, Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Office Of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)-funded services for trafficking victims, Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities
Languages spoken: Afrikaans, Arabic, Burmese, English, French, Kirundi, Nepali, Swahili
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No


Volunteer Coordinator
Ali Fadil

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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