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Catholic Charities Archdioces of New Orleans - Hispanic Apostolate Community Services

  • Location:
    2505 Maine Ave
    Metairie, LA 70003
  • Phone:
    (504) 310-6873
  • Toll-free:
  • Fax:
    (504) 457-3467
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, (504) 310-6886, P0 640249 Kenner, Louisiania 70064
  • Appointments accepted:

Catholic Charities of New Orleans provides a wide range of immigration counseling and representation to immigrants and their families. We provide clients with a better understanding of immigration law and to assist them in completing the process successfully.

State served: Louisiana

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, Employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, Family-based petitions, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, 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, Representation before the Immigration Court
Non-legal services: Citizenship / Civics classes, Employment services, ESL, Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: Arabic, English, Spanish, Vietnamese
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes

Staffing Information

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

Additional Details

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

Administrative Information

Contact Person:
Lourdes Stoddard
(504) 310-6874 ext. 203
Executive Director:
Maria Lolita Carcache
(504) 722-5675
Types of contact/attempt: Email
Last contact date: July 25, 2018
Administrator comments: 11/29/12: phone 2/28/14: tickler 12/12/14: tickler 10/07/16: tickler 10/27/16: tickler 10/28/16: updated by phone 25 Jul 2018: updated contact information
IAN Members? Yes
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