|Pro Bono or Low-Cost
|Comprehensive List of Montogomery County Legal Immigration Service Providers (2017)
|African Communities Together (ATC)
|700 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, 2nd Floor,
Washington, DC 20003
|ACT helps African immigrants find free or low-cost assistance with immigration, jobs, and other needs. Each year we help hundreds of African immigrants with free, high-quality immigration legal services. We also provide free referrals to trustworthy nonprofit and government agency partners. Our staff and volunteers speak multiple languages and actively outreach to underserved African communities.
|Annapolis Immigration Justice Network (AIJN)
|1125 West Street | Suite 227
Annapolis MD 21401
|We connect unaccompanied and separated children, families fleeing violence, and other indigent Anne Arundel County residents to immigration legal counsel and related support services. Access to immigration legal services ensures the right to due process and provides hope, stability, and long term solutions to the threats of unjust deportation and family separation.
|Bar Association of Montgomery County, MD
|27 West Jefferson St.
Rockville, MD 20850
|The Bar Foundation of Montgomery County Pro Bono Program assists low-income residents of Montgomery County, Maryland to obtain free legal representation and consultation. If you need a lawyer, but cannot afford one, you may be eligible to receive FREE LEGAL HELP from volunteer attorneys with the Pro Bono Program.
You may contact the Pro Bono Program at (301) 424-7651 Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for an initial eligibility screening.
If you appear to be eligible, based on the information you provide us, we will mail you intake forms to complete and return to us. There is a $25.00 processing fee. Once your information is complete, we will place you on a waiting list for the next available attorney.
|In-Person Legal Clinics
Meet for A One-on-One Consultation with an Attorney For FREE!
The Pro Bono Program depends on volunteers; therefore, it may take several months to find an attorney who is available to represent you in court. For this reason, the Program cannot assist individuals who have emergency cases.
|Briggs Center for Faith and Action
|5148 Massachusetts Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20816
|If you have an immigration-related matter but can not afford an attorney, you have come to the right place. Every case has its own individual nuances, facts and circumstances, and it is critical to consult with professionals qualified to answer your questions, explain your options, and provide you legal advice and recommendations.
|CASA Maryland Legal Services
Main Office: 301-431-4185
Baltimore Office: 410-732-7777
|CASA provides our members with free immigration legal consultations. To schedule an appointment, call 1-866-765-2272 and someone from CASA’s Legal Department will text or return your call to schedule an appointment. CASA does not guarantee that we will be able to provide individual representation to members after the consultation, but we will make every effort to provide an appropriate referral in cases we are unable to take on for full representation.
|Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)
|1460 Columbia Road NW
Washington, DC 20009
|Our team of attorneys and accredited representatives provide direct services in the following areas:
- Family-based immigration applications and consular processing
- Humanitarian applications (victims of crime, domestic violence, trafficking)
- Adjustments of status to permanent residence and waivers
- Naturalization (citizenship)
- Brief services including renewal for green cards, Temporary Protected Status, work authorization, and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
|Good Samaritan Advocates
|7501 Muncaster Mill Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
|Our mission is to provide free legal aid to our most vulnerable neighbors in Northern Virginia and Maryland. GSA provides free legal guidance, advice, limited representation, and prayer and spiritual counsel in a free, 1-hour session. We do not provide lawyers who can take on your case or represent you in court.
|1250 H Street Northwest, Suite 520
Washington, DC, 20005
|We offer immigration legal services to low-income individuals in the Latino community. We specialize in providing immigration benefits to survivors of violent crimes in the United States. While we mainly focus on helping survivors of gender related crimes, we also provide services to other survivors.
|Spanish Speaking Community of Maryland - Frederick
|Tahirih Justice Center - National and Greater DC Offices
|6400 Arlington Blvd, Suite 400
Falls Church, VA 22042
|We provide free and confidential legal and social services to immigrant survivors who are facing forms of gender-based violence (including female genital mutilation/cutting, intimate partner violence, sexual assault and rape, forced marriage, and human trafficking), or who are denied basic human rights and freedoms because of their gender.
|Women's Law Center of Maryland Multi-Ethnic Domestic Violence Project (MEDOVI)
|102 West Pennsylvania Ave, Suite 100
Towson, MD 21204
|Our Multi-Ethnic Domestic Violence Project (MEDOVI) provides immigration legal services to foreign-born Maryland residents who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault and/or human sex trafficking. If you have been the victim of any of these crimes, MEDOVI’s staff may be able to help determine whether you qualify for legal status in the United States and related benefits (including work authorization). If you qualify, MEDOVI could help you apply for such benefits without having to rely on the perpetrator of the crime, such as an abuser.