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Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition

  • Location:
    1612 K St. N.W.
    Suite 204
    Washington, DC 20006
  • Phone:
    (202) 331-3320
  • Fax:
    (202) 331-3341
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

The Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR) Coalition strives to ensure equal justice for all immigrant men, women, and children at risk of detention and deportation in the DC metropolitan area and beyond. CAIR Coalition provides legal services to adults held in the custody of Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Virginia and Maryland and to unaccompanied minors who are held in the custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) in Virginia and Maryland.

State served: District of Columbia
Detention Facilities Served: Frederick County Detention Center (MD), Howard County Detention Center (MD), Worcester County Detention Center (MD), Farmville Field Office (VA)

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Habeas Corpus, NACARA, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, U visas
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), Federal court appeals
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Detained individuals, 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, 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: Services for detained individuals only. Detention Line: (202) 201-3329. Can serve clients throughout the DC metropolitan area.

ciri partners

  • asian americans advancing justice
  • american immigration council
  • afl cio
  • american immigration council
  • american immigration lawyers association
  • the center for popular democracy
  • catholic immigration network
  • center for migration studies
  • fair immigration reform movement
  • farmworker justice
  • immigration advocates network
  • immigration legal resource center
  • naleo educational fund
  • national alliance of latin american and caribbean communities
  • national council of la raza
  • national day laborer organizing network
  • national immigrant justice center
  • national immigration law center
  • national immigration project
  • picon national network
  • picon national network
  • ufw foundation
  • unite here!
  • united we dream
  • women for common sense immigration reform
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