News & Updates:
- University of Minnesota’s Immigration History Research Center Launches #ImmigrationSyllabus
- New Online Screening Tool Helps Undocumented Immigrants Learn About Options and Find Free Legal Help
Neighborhood Legal Clinic: Immigration Legal Clinic
- Wednesdays from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at Senior Services
- Senior Services
2208 2nd Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
- Senior Services
- Appointment required; call (206) 587-4009 press 9
- Free 30-minute meeting
- Focused on immigration law questions. The Neighborhood Legal Clinics service King County residents or clients with legal issues in King County.
- Sponsored by the King County Bar Association, http://www.kcba.org/pbs/NLC.aspx
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
- Hours: Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
- Phone: 206.587.4009
- Toll Free: 800.445.5771
- Standard eligibility criteria for direct legal representation include:
- Income: In general, NWIRP can only assist individuals with an income of 200% or less of the Federal poverty level. Based on the poverty guidelines for 2015, this equals $23,540 per year for a
- Status: NWIRP supports immigrants, asylum-seekers and refugees, regardless of immigration status.
- Income: In general, NWIRP can only assist individuals with an income of 200% or less of the Federal poverty level. Based on the poverty guidelines for 2015, this equals $23,540 per year for an individual and $48,500 for a family of four. Some of NWIRP’s funding sources have higher or lower limits, so individuals should contact us to determine eligibility.
- Hardship in Home Country: NWIRP often takes cases of those who risk returning to countries where they would face significant hardships.
- Cases of Abuse: NWIRP tries to help those who lack legal status and are being physically or emotionally abused by someone in their family.
- Other Factors: Other factors, such as language barriers, age of applicant, and situation with dependents, are taken into account when deciding whether to take your case.
- The Western Washington office individuals in Clallam, Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Thurston, Wahkiakum & Whatcom counties.
- More information: https://www.nwirp.org/get-help/
Immigration Law Help
- Search for free or low-cost immigration legal services here: http://www.immigrationlawhelp.org/
- ImmigrationLawHelp.org is a searchable online directory of over 940 free or low-cost nonprofit immigration legal services providers in all 50 states. Only nonprofits that are BIA recognized or have attorneys on staff are included in the directory. Users can search ImmigrationLawHelp.org by state, county, or detention facility. Users can also refine their search by types and areas of legal assistance provided, populations served, languages spoken, other areas of legal assistance, and non-legal services provided. ImmigrationLawHelp.org was developed by the Immigration Advocates Network and Pro Bono Net with support from the Four Freedoms Fund.
- Arab American Community Coalition (206) 634-9001
- Asian Counseling and Referral (206) 695-7600
- Catholic Immigration Legal Services (206) 328-5714
- Eastside Legal Assistance Immigration Clinic (425) 747-7274
- KCBA Immigration Legal Clinic (206) 587-4009 press 9
- Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (206) 587-4009
- Jewish Family Service Refugee and Immigrant Services (206) 461-3240
- Washington New Americans (877) 926-3924
- One America (206) 723-2203
- Refugee Women’s Alliance (206) 721-0243
Find Immigration Forms Here
Links Updated February 2017.