Connecticut Legal Services (Bridgeport Office)
Connecticut Legal Services, Inc. provides a wide range of legal services to the low-income and under-served communities in the state of Connecticut. Handles VAWA related cases (VAWA, U, I-751 waivers) primarily on referral from domestic violence programs; DACA cases, SIJ and some asylum. Handles adjustments and work authorizations for VAWA, SIJ and DACA clients only. Handles other civil legal issues regardless of immigration status such as housing, benefits and domestic violence related family law cases. Services are free to eligible clients who meet income guidelines. Call to determine eligibility and make an appointment.
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
|Adjustment of Status, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, 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
|Other areas of legal assistance:
|Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Education, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Health, Housing, Public Benefits
|Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
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