Holy Cross Ministries of Utah - Immigration Services
Holy Cross Ministries of Utah provides direct representation and pro bono placement for applicants in the following four service areas: Immigrant Survivors of Violence (VAWA, U, T, Asylum); Family Reunification (I-130's, I-601's, I-601a's, I-485's, Consular processing; Parole in Place); Temporary and Humanitarian Forms of Relief (TPS, DACA, potentially DAPA, Asylum); and Citizenship and Naturalization (N-400's, N-600's, N-648's). EOIR representation is limited to survivors of violence. The agency offers individual counseling and orientation in its Salt Lake City office, in-person immigration clinics at sites around the state, and via webcam. The agency is developing a pro bono asylum representation program to be implemented in 2016, and planning for effective DAPA response. The agency has four experienced staff attorneys and two BIA accredited representatives.
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
|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
||Health services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Psychological or psychiatric services, Referrals to other services, Social services
||Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
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