We provide newly arrived refugees and other immigrants with access to basic needs and start them on the path to belonging through English language classes, immigration law services, work placements and more. To practice immigration law, nonprofits must have a lawyer on staff or be recognized by the Department of Justice (DOJ). Full Accredited Representative status allows you to represent clients before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Immigration Court, or DOJ without being a lawyer. Partially accredited representative status is limited to representation at USCIS and does not allow that person to represent clients in immigration court or DOJ. The Global Immigration Relief Program team supports immigration practitioners in three main areas: technical legal assistance, assistance with recognition and accreditation from the Department of Justice, and legal updates and training. As of October 1, 2021, applicants for adjustment of status undergoing an immigration medical examination must complete the COVID-19 vaccine series (one or two doses, depending on the vaccine) and provide vaccination documents before a USCIS-designated civilian surgeon can conduct an immigration medical examination and sign Form I-693. Medical examination report and vaccination record. We provide technical legal assistance to non-profit organizations that are not active in the field of immigration legal advice. If practitioners have substantive legal questions about their case, they can access our team of immigration lawyers who have experience in immigration practice. We provide recognition and accreditation assistance to the Department of Justice, assist organizations in applying for recognition to the Department of Justice, assist representatives in submitting their applications for accreditation, and assist in applying for renewal.
We also offer legal updates and practical advice through our weekly newsletter. In addition, we offer live webinars for a full year on a range of topics related to immigration law, practice and administrative procedures. Each year, we offer basic immigration law training, both online and in person, to individuals who wish to become an immigration practitioner. You can join our global network of over 95,000 volunteers who are making a positive impact on our world by dedicating your time and resources as a volunteer. You can reach us at: 410-244-0002 or email@example.com If you are seeking legal advice or representation in your area, please contact our partner sites below. As World Relief`s national immigration programs team, we support immigration law counseling programs at World Relief`s local offices across the country and between 40 and 50 faith clinics that make up our legal support network. These ILS locations are staffed by immigration lawyers and practitioners accredited by the Department of Justice. The World Relief Baltimore Immigrant Services Office advises and represents immigrants and their families on immigration issues such as: The partnership with World Relief helps us look beyond our own safe world and gives us a global perspective to which God has called all Christians.
We believe in the biblical mandate to help “the weakest.” [and] working with World Relief [helps] us with that. World Relief is a global Christian humanitarian organization that provides lasting solutions to the world`s greatest problems – disasters, extreme poverty, violence, oppression and mass displacement. We work with local churches and church leaders in the United States and abroad to bring hope, healing, and transformation to the most vulnerable. If your case is currently pending or being prepared with us and you need to contact us, please contact your legal representative via email, OR Please note that all USCIS appointments (including biometrics) and almost all immigration court hearings have been canceled at this time. For more information, see www.uscis.gov. Didn`t find what you were looking for? Send us an email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tips to help clients understand immigration options for themselves and their family members Legal services for immigration matters across the country are supported by World Relief`s National Immigration Programs Team by providing excellent technical legal assistance and assistance with the Department of Justice for recognition and accreditation. The team also provides legal updates, strategic advice and ongoing legal education to World Relief ILS offices and affiliated non-profit immigration law advisory sites that make up our legal support network. There is a $75 fee for legal advice or an aptitude test date. The following application fees depend on the type and complexity of the application. We have an automated phone system that allows callers to leave messages. Our office communicates mainly via SMS and e-mail.
We provide assistance to immigrants or their family members who reside in the state of Maryland or who have cases before the Maryland Immigration Court. We provide churches and parishioners with the information they need to educate, advocate and take action for our immigrant neighbors. And we`re working to change the systems and resulting injustices that marginalize refugees and other immigrants in the United States. You can seek justice and mercy for the most vulnerable by using your voices to influence those in positions of power who can save lives. Quick links for ILS: Upcoming Training Events Legal Support Network Here`s the good news. If you join us today, you can. May you and your family stay safe and healthy during this difficult time. Unfortunately, this hope remains elusive for many of our immigrant neighbours who feel marginalized, lonely and anxious. Instead of finding ways to thrive, many lose hope as they struggle to overcome unexpected vulnerabilities and systemic barriers to integration.
With your help, we can continue to help at-risk immigrants in the United States find hope and rebuild their lives by creating communities of love and welcome that we are all proud of. As you give today, join us in bringing hope, healing and recovery to millions of suffering men, women and children around the world. Assistance for victims of crime and domestic violence If you`re like us, your heart breaks. And you want to know what you can do to help. The World Relief Baltimore Immigrant Services Office is making the necessary changes to address public health concerns due to the coronavirus and has temporarily suspended all in-person appointments. Community Resources: Welcome.US Ukrainian Community Support (World Relief) Uniting for Ukraine: Info and FAQs (IRC) Afghan Community Support (World Relief) World Relief and its partners are more than an immigrant support organization, they make us feel like part of a group of friends. They are God`s blessing to our family. May God bless the gift of your ministry so that you can continue to bless other immigrants.