Volunteer Guide

Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project

  • Location:
    489 Congress St.
    Third Floor
    Portland, ME 04101
  • Phone:
    (207) 780-1593
  • Toll-free:
    1-800-497-8505
  • Fax:
    (207) 699-2313

The Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project (ILAP) provides free and low-cost immigration legal assistance and information to low-income residents in Maine.

State served: Maine
Detention Facilities Served: Cumberland County Jail (ME)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Habeas Corpus, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, French, Kirundi, Portuguese, Spanish, Kinyarwandan

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes