Legal Aid Sites by Subject Area
- ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project: Immigrant Services Directory Web
This directory is as a compendium of immigration service providers by state that may be able to provide assistance at low or no cost.
- American Bar Association: Immigration Resources Web
Resources to locate contact information of free or low-cost legal services for immigrants and refugees by state.
- American Immigration Council
(Formerly The American Immigration Law Foundation.) Sponsors intern and trainee programs at host organizations across the United States by providing direct support to Exchange Visitors, Host Organizations and Attorneys, from application for J visa sponsorship through alumni engagement.
- American Immigration Lawyers Association
Commentary on immigration issues, bookstore of AILA publications, news articles, hot topics, access to congressional testimony and statements, links to other immigration websites, and advocacy resources.
- ASISTA Immigration Technical Assistance Project
Centralizes assistance for advocates and attorneys facing complex legal problems in advocating for immigrant survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
- Catholic Charities
Present in most states, provides legal representation and information for victims of domestic violence with immigration issues.
- Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC): Resources
Embracing the Gospel value of welcoming the stranger, promotes dignity and protects rights of immigrants in partnership with a dedicated network of Catholic and community legal immigration programs. Provides directory of immigration legal services organizations by state.
- Family Law Resources for Immigrants
American College of Law's practice materials, resources, and information on the intersection of family and immigration law and the impact on women, children and victims.
- Federal Trade Commission: Consumer Division
Resources to help immigrants spot and avoid scams and to find the right kind of help.
- Georgetown Law Immigration Library Guide
Immigration law research guide.
- Immigration Advocates Network
Provides webinars, library, and other resources for nonprofit service providers and pro bono attorneys representing low-income immigrants, as well as a national directory of nonprofit organizations that provide free or low-cost immigration legal services, organized by state, county or detention facility.
- Immigrant Connection | The Wesleyan Church
Provides directory of Wesleyan churches offering low cost legal services to immigrants, ideas on building relationships with immigrants in the community, and action steps for churches to launch immigration legal ministry.
Organized by state, this directory has links to clinics and immigration agencies in many cities within each state.
- The Intersection of Family Law and Immigration
Article by the VA Bar Association.
- Legal Momentum Immigrant Women Program
Focuses on poor, immigrant, and low-wage working women; nation’s expert on rights and services available to immigrant victims of domestic and other violence. Provides comprehensive materials and trainings for lawyers and advocates nationwide, and leads advocacy for legal protections, social services, and economic justice for immigrant women.
- National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild
Information and legal support on immigrant rights.
- National Justice for Our Neighbors
Nationwide network of legal clinics based in United Methodist churches. Provides hospitality to low-income immigrants through legal services, advocacy, and education. Provides easy way for church members to assist immigrants.
- National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
Provides information and referrals to victims of domestic violence.
- Notario Fraud Remedies
PDF Manual for Immigration Law Practitioners by Ayuda and Community Justice Project of the Georgetown Law Center
- Pro Bono Attorney Manual
PDF manual on legal immigration protections for immigrant survivors of domestic violence.
- Tahirih Justice Center
Leverages pro bono resources to provide a combination of legal services, advocacy, and public education programs to protect immigrant women and girls seeking justice in the U.S. from gender-based violence.
- U.S. Department of Justice: EOIR Immigration Court
List of immigration courts in U.S. cities.
- U.S. Department of Justice: Immigration Judge Benchbook
Contains files and hyperlinks as a tool to share useful information with immigration judges in the adjudication of immigration cases. Does not provide legal advice; the site directs those seeking guidance concerning Immigration Court proceedings to the Immigration Court Practice Manual.
- World Relief Immigrant Legal Support Network
Provides training and support to church-based immigrant legal services clinics.