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Immigration Counseling Service (Portland Office)

  • Location:
    519 S.W. Park Ave
    Suite 610
    Portland, OR 97205
  • Phone:
    (503) 221-1689
  • Fax:
    (503) 221-3063
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:

Immigration Counseling Service (ICS) is a not-for-profit immigration law firm dedicated to improving the lives of Oregon's immigrant communities through access to affordable legal services and educational forums. We assist United States citizens and lawful permanent residents in obtaining legal status for their families and help asylees and refugees fleeing violence in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa, and Central America. ICS assists victims of domestic violence and victims of serious crimes gain legal status and helps individuals in obtaining work permits through Deferred Action programs. Through a contract with the United States Committee on Refugees and Immigrants, ICS provides social services advocacy, case management and referral services to trafficking survivors.

State served: Oregon

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
Non-legal services: Office Of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)-funded services for trafficking victims
Populations served: 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? Yes
Other information: Can also serve clients in southern WA. Additional services include social services advocacy and case management and referral services to trafficking survivors. ICS also has a contract with the Vera Institute of Justice to assist unaccompanied children who are undocumented and detained in secure detention facilities, shelter, and transitional and long term foster care in Oregon.

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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