National Immigration Legal Services Directory
Georgetown University Law - Center for Applied Legal Studies
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|
|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.|