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Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services - Human Services Center

  • Location:
    6451 Schaefer Rd
    Dearborn, MI 48126
  • Phone:
    (313) 203-1877
  • Fax:
    (313) 846-4713
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS) provides new immigrants with assistance and programs to help them adjust to their new lives in the United States.

Counties served: Macomb, Oakland, Wayne
Detention Facilities Served: Dearborn Police Department (MI)

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), 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), Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
Other areas of legal assistance: Disability
Non-legal services: Citizenship / Civics classes, Employment services, ESL, Health services, Housing referrals, Language services, Legislative advocacy (state or national), Psychological or psychiatric services, Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: Albanian, Arabic, Arabic (Egyptian), English, French, Iraqi, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Can also serve clients from other counties in MI.

Staffing Information

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

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes
Network affiliations: American Immigration Lawyers Association, Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), Immigration Advocates Network, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS), Lutheran Legal Service Organization, National Network of Arab American Communities

Administrative Information

Contact Person:
Hind Khraizat
Executive Director:
Hassan Jaber
(313) 842-7010
Last contact date: August 6, 2018
Administrator comments: 1/18/13: phone 3/17/14: tickler 1/2/15: tickler 4/7/16: tickler 06 Aug 2018: updated contact information
IAN Members? No
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