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CASA (Multicultural Center)

  • Location:
    8151 15th Avenue
    Hyattsville, MD 20783
  • Phone:
    (301) 431-4185
  • Fax:
    (301) 408-4123
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

CASA's mission is to create a more just society by building power and improving the quality of life in low-income immigrant communities. CASA envisions a future with diverse and thriving communities living free from discrimination and fear, working together with mutual respect to achieve full human rights for all. CASA employs a client-centered law and organizing model allowing attorneys and legal staff to work in partnership with the community members it serves to provide both individualized legal assistance and, together with organizers, build leadership within its client base and work collectively with them to address the underlying root causes of the legal issues they face.

State served: Maryland

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, 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 before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights, Community Development, Consumer, Education, Employment, Foreclosure, Health, HIV/AIDS, Nonprofit Organizations, Public Benefits, Taxes
Non-legal services: Citizenship / Civics classes, Employment services, ESL, Health services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, 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
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: General DACA services provided at this location. Additional assistance provided with Stays of Removal and Prosecutorial Discretion. T visas and VAWA assistance provided on a limited basis. Can serve Washington, D.C. as well.

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!
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  • united we dream
  • women for common sense immigration reform
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