Legal Services

Nationalities Service Center’s Legal Department provides legal information, advice and representation to low-income clients on a wide range of immigration issues. The Legal staff helps with everything from basic applications to representing immigrants and refugees in federal court. The Department’s services include:

  • Family reunification
  • Removal/deportation defense
  • Domestic violence cases
  • Lawful Permanent Residence (“green card”) applications
  • Citizenship and naturalization
  • Asylum applications

Eligibility and access:

In order to receive legal services at Nationalities Service Center (NSC), you must first attend an initial consultation. The consultations will be limited to the first eight people to arrive during walk-in hours.

Walk-in hours for initial consultations:

Mondays, Consultations start at 4 p.m.

Wednesdays, Consultations start at 8:30 a.m.

Consultations limited to the first 6 clients to arrive during walk-in hours.

Fees - There is a $50 initial consultation fee for legal services.


All information received from a client is strictly confidential. Your information will not be released to any third party without your express consent.

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