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Tahirih Justice Center (Falls Church Office)

  • Location:
    6402 Arlington Blvd
    Suite 300
    Falls Church, VA 22042
  • Phone:
    (571) 282 6161
  • Fax:
    (571) 282 6162
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Phone calls, Screenings are Monday through Friday from 9:30am-5pm
  • Appointments accepted:

The Tahirih Justice Center provides legal services that are targeted at immigrant women and girls who have experienced or are fleeing gender-based violence. Types of immigration legal representation include gender-based asylum claims, U visas, T visas, VAWA, and SIJS cases. This office provides services to the VA counties on this page. It also provides services to Washington DC as well as Maryland.

Counties served: Alexandria City, Arlington, Clarke, Fairfax, Fairfax City, Falls Church City, Fauquier, Frederick, Fredericksburg City, Loudoun, Manassas City, Manassas Park City, Prince William, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Warren

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Asylum applications, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, 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)
Other areas of legal assistance: Family & Juvenile
Non-legal 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, French, Spanish,
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Also serves clients throughout the DC metropolitan area, and in Montgomery County and Prince George's County in Maryland. This office utilizes a language line for all languages not listed above.

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: 1
Number of paralegals/legal workers on staff: 0

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes
Network affiliations: Immigration Advocates Network


Volunteer Coordinator

Administrative Information

Contact Person:
Alison Domonoske
(571) 282-6161
Executive Director:
Heather Taylor
(571) 282-6161
Types of contact/attempt: Email
Last contact date: January 18, 2018
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IAN Members? Yes
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