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Catholic Charities Diocese of Arlington, Hogar Immigrant Services - Legal

  • Location:
    6301 Little River Turnpike
    Suite 300
    Alexandria, VA 22312
  • Phone:
    (703) 534-9805
  • Fax:
    (703) 534-9809
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website, Remote consultations via telephone or videoconference are available during the COVID-19 pandemic; please visit to schedule and pay for your consultation appointment online!
  • Appointments accepted:

Hogar Immigrant Services - Legal, a program of Catholic Charities Diocese of Arlington, seeks to fulfill the Catholic Church's mission to "welcome the stranger" by providing high-quality, low-cost immigration legal services to individuals, regardless of their race, religion, nationality, country of origin, or ability to pay.  We also provide referrals to other programs of Catholic Charities Diocese of Arlington, including citizenship, English, and workforce development classes; financial and other assistance to refugees and asylees; transitional housing facilities; mental health and therapy services; emergency food and financial assistance; and more.

State served: Virginia

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, 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, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), 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, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, French, Haitian Creole, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Please visit to read important information about our services and to schedule and pay for your consultation appointment online. Our office is not open to walk-ins during the COVID-19 pandemic; clients are allowed into the office by appointment only.

Staffing Information

Number of attorneys on staff: 7
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: 2

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes
Network affiliations: American Immigration Lawyers Association, Asista, Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), Immigration Advocates Network, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops


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Administrative Information

Contact Person:
Stacy Jones
(703) 534-9805
Executive Director:
Stacy Jones
7035349805 ext. 236
Last contact date: February 12, 2018
Administrator comments: 12/11/12: tickler 1/2/14: tickler 12/22/14: tickler 4/8/16: tickler 12 Feb 2018: tickler 25 Oct 2021: tickler 26 Oct 2021: updated from tickler responses
IAN Members? No
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