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Maxwell Street Legal Clinic - Kentucky Equal Justice Center

  • Location:
    315 Lexington Ave
    Lexington, KY 40508
  • Phone:
    (859) 233-3840
  • Fax:
    (859) 554-0504
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

The Kentucky Equal Justice Center (KEJC) provides immigration legal assistance to low-income clients at its Maxwell Street Legal Clinic in Lexington.

State served: Kentucky

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, 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
Non-legal services: Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services
Populations served: 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, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Offers monthly self-help wage claims clinics.

Staffing Information

Number of attorneys on staff: 3
Is organization BIA recognized? Yes
Number of fully accredited BIA representatives on staff: 0
Number of partially accredited BIA representatives on staff: 1
Number of paralegals/legal workers on staff: 3

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes
Network affiliations: American Immigration Lawyers Association, Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), Immigration Advocates Network


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Administrative Information

Contact Person:
Allison Hight
(859) 233-3840
Executive Director:
Rich Seckel
(859) 233-3840
Last contact date: July 25, 2017
Administrator comments: 9/20/11: change request, updated. 10/8/12: tickler 12/4/13: tickler 3/18/15: phone 10/06/16: tickler 7/25/17: self-update 4 Nov 2021: tickler 8 Nov 2021: updated from tickler responses
IAN Members? No
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