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Holy Cross Ministries of Utah - Immigration Services

  • Location:
    860 E. 4500 S
    Suite 204
    Salt Lake City, UT 84107
  • Phone:
    (801) 261-3440
  • Fax:
    (801) 261-3390
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:

Holy Cross Ministries of Utah provides direct representation and pro bono placement for applicants in the following four service areas: Immigrant Survivors of Violence (VAWA, U, T, Asylum); Family Reunification (I-130's, I-601's, I-601a's, I-485's, Consular processing; Parole in Place); Temporary and Humanitarian Forms of Relief (TPS, DACA, potentially DAPA, Asylum); and Citizenship and Naturalization (N-400's, N-600's, N-648's). EOIR representation is limited to survivors of violence. The agency offers individual counseling and orientation in its Salt Lake City office, in-person immigration clinics at sites around the state, and via webcam. The agency is developing a pro bono asylum representation program to be implemented in 2016, and planning for effective DAPA response. The agency has four experienced staff attorneys and two BIA accredited representatives.

State served: Utah

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, Family-based petitions, NACARA, 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, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court
Non-legal services: Health services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Psychological or psychiatric services, Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes

Staffing Information

Number of attorneys on staff: 4
Is organization BIA recognized? Yes
Number of fully accredited BIA representatives on staff: 0
Number of partially accredited BIA representatives on staff: 2
Number of paralegals/legal workers on staff: 2

Additional Details

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

Administrative Information

Contact Person:
Executive Director:
Maria Farrington
(801) 261-3440 ext. 123
Types of contact/attempt: Email
Last contact date: August 8, 2018
Administrator comments: 12/7/12: phone 1/29/14: tickler 12/17/14: tickler 9/23/15: directory contact changed to Marti 9/24/15: updates by Marti 4/6/16: tickler 08 Aug 2018: updated contact information
IAN Members? Yes
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