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Immigrant Legal Center (ILC)

  • Location:
    4223 Center St.
    Omaha, NE 68105
  • Phone:
    (402) 898-1349
  • Toll-free:
    (855) 307-6730
  • Fax:
    (402) 502-4604
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website, Apply for services through the Nebraska Immigration Legal Assistance Hotline: 1-855-307-6730
  • Appointments accepted:
    No

The mission of the Immigrant Legal Center (ILC) is to welcome immigrants into our communities by providing high-quality legal services, education, and advocacy.  Our licensed attorneys and Department of Justice (DOJ) accredited representatives provide legal services to low-income immigrants in Nebraska and southwest Iowa.  ILC operates the Nebraska Immigration Legal Assistance Hotline (NILAH) to connect those in need of immigration legal assistance to the nonprofit immigration legal service provider that can best meet their needs, in the shortest amount of time.  ILC has offices in Omaha, South Sioux City, Nebraska City, Crete, Columbus, Grand Island, Lexington, and Scottsbluff, Nebraska as well as Council Bluffs, Iowa.  ILC is an affiliate of the national Justice For Our Neighbors Network,

Individuals seeking immigration legal services should NILAH toll-free at 1-(855) 307-6730.

State served: Nebraska
Detention Facilities Served: Pottawattamie County Jail (IA), Cass County Jail (NE), Dakota County Jail (NE), Douglas County Department of Corrections (NE), Hall County Department of Corrections (NE), Phelps County Jail (NE)

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, 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 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
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights, Education, Family & Juvenile, Health
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Department of Justice (DOJ)/Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded services for trafficking victims, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Office Of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)-funded services for trafficking victims, 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, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Apply for services through the Nebraska Immigration Legal Assistance Hotline (NILAH) @ 1-855-307-6730 Monday & Wednesday 9:00 - 11:00 AM, 12:30 - 3:30 PM; Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 - 12:30 PM, 1:30 -3:30 PM; and Friday 9:00 - 12:00 PM. The NILAH paralegals have the ability to speak to many callers in their native languages.