Center for Legal Immigration Assistance (CLIA)
CLIA's mission is to open doors of equal opportunity by providing quality, affordable immigration-related legal services to immigrants and refugees in Nebraska. To date, CLIA has served more than 7,000 immigrants and refugees in Nebraska, assisting them with the required legal work to be able to comply with the complex federal immigration laws. It continues to be a community-based and community-supported organization.
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, 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, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
||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:
|Nominal fee charged?
||CLIA Fees can be waived if someone is 100-125% of the poverty line.