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Catholic Charities Diocese Of Kalamazoo - Immigration Assistance Program

  • Location:
    1819 Gull Rd
    Kalamazoo, MI 49046
  • Phone:
    269 381 9800
  • Fax:
    269 488 1552
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

The Immigration Assistance Program of the Diocese of Kalamazoo offers low cost and free legal services in immigration matters to individuals and families living below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines and who are residing in southwest Michigan. We specialize in family immigration, naturalization, and humanitarian petitions.

Counties served: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, Saint Joseph, Van Buren

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, 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: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), 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
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: New clients must attend an initial consultation at our office on Mondays. No appointment is necessary for new clients on Monday intake days. After the initial consultation, please call for an appointment.

Staffing Information

Number of attorneys on staff: 1
Is organization BIA recognized? No
Number of fully accredited BIA representatives on staff: 0
Number of partially accredited BIA representatives on staff: 0
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, Michigan Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (MCIRR)

Administrative Information

Contact Person:
Samantha Lindberg
269 381 9800
Executive Director:
Samantha Lindberg
269 381 9800
Last contact date: August 6, 2018
Administrator comments: 11/28/12: tickler 2/26/14: tickler 2/12/15: tickler 06 Aug 2018: updated contact information 9 Nov 2021: tickler 15 Nov 2021: updated from tickler responses
IAN Members? No
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