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Commonwealth Catholic Charities (Hampton Roads Office)

  • Location:
    12284 Warwick Blvd
    Newport News, VA 23606
  • Phone:
    (757) 247-3600 ext. 306
  • Fax:
    (757) 247-1070
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:

Commonwealth Catholic Charities offers immigration counseling to assist immigrants with the difficult and complex immigration system. Commonwealth Catholic Charities offers services at an affordable rate and waives fees for victims of violence and other at-risk populations who do not have the means to pay.

Counties served: Chesapeake City, Gloucester, Hampton City, Isle of Wight, James City, Mathews, Newport News City, Norfolk City, Poquoson City, Portsmouth City, Suffolk City, Surry, Virginia Beach City, Williamsburg City, York

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, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Non-legal services: Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR)
Populations served: Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: Arabic, Burmese, English, German, Serbo-Croatian
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
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

Administrative Information

Contact Person:
Sheila Marble
(757) 247-3600
Executive Director:
Jay Brown
(804) 285-5900
Last contact date: January 16, 2018
Administrator comments: 12/6/12: tickler Updated: 3/28/14 4/23/15: tickler (Bozidar goes by "Bob") 6/7/16: phone with Shelia (Bob retiring) 16 Jan 2018: tickler
IAN Members? No
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