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Arab American Heritage Council

  • Location:
    416 N. Saginaw St.
    Suite 220
    Flint, MI 48502
  • Phone:
    (810) 235-2722
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

The Arab American Heritage Council (AAHC) is a non-partisan, non-sectarian, nonprofit organization that strives to preserve and celebrate Arab heritage, as well as support and unite all Arab Americans in the Greater Flint Area. Through a wide range of services and programs serving both Arab Americans and the community at large, the AAHC works diligently to broaden understanding about and appreciation of Arab culture and to encourage and recognize Arab Americans involvement in the Greater Flint Area community.

Counties served: Genesee, Livingston, Oakland, Saginaw, Shiawassee
Detention Facilities Served: Genesee County Jail (MI), Michigan Corrections Facility (MI)

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Employment authorization, Employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews)
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), ESL, Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services, Social 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: Arabic, English
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes

Staffing Information

Number of attorneys on staff: 0
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: 0

Additional Details

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


Volunteer Coordinator

Administrative Information

Contact Person:
Mohammed Alhammadi
(810) 235-2722
Executive Director:
Devin Bathish
(810) 235-2722
Last contact date: December 18, 2017
Administrator comments: 11/28/12: updated by phone 3/13/14: updated by phone 5/5/15: phone 12/18/17: tickler
IAN Members? No
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