Immigration Legal Assistance Services

Our Mission is to provide quality, accessible and affordable legal immigration assistance and services focused on unifying immigrant families in a safe, welcoming and confidential environment. We work to unite and reunite families from all over the world.

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OUR SERVICES

  • Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Assistance Services helps our clients with filing a variety of USCIS forms. Our services consist of legal consultations in which we evaluate clients’ immigration legal options, advise them how to proceed, and represent them throughout the legal process:

  • Renewal or replacement of lawful permanent residence card (green card)
  • Family Petition (I-130) for qualifying family members
  • Fiancée Petitions (I-129F)
  • Waivers of Inadmissibility (I-601/ I-601A)  
  • Self-petitions under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
  • Adjustment of status for U-Visa, VAWA, Cuban Adjustment Act, Refugee/Asylee adjustment or family-based cases
  • Removal of conditions on lawful permanent status
  • Renewal or replacement or employment authorization document (work permit)
  • Refugee Travel Document (I-131)
  • Non-immigrant visa for survivors of crime (U-Visa)
  • Naturalization and certificate of citizenship
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
  • Humanitarian/Advance Parole
  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests
  • FBI/CBP Background Requests
  • Immigration Court Proceedings
  • Immigration legal consultations
  • Translation of documents from Spanish to English
  • Community presentations and outreach to the immigrant and nonimmigrant community

TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

We only take consultations by appointment. To make an appointment, please call the Nebraska Immigration Legal Assistance Hotline (NILAH) at 855-307-6730.  NILAH is a centralized intake system of the area non-profit immigration legal service providers. If you would specifically like an appointment with Catholic Charities, please inform the NILAH representative when calling. The hotline is available during the following hours, excluding federal holidays: 

Monday & Wednesday:      9:00-11:00, 12:30-3:30  CST
Tuesday & Thursday:         9:00-12:00, 1:30-3:30  CST
Friday:                              9:00-12:00  CST

To speak directly with Catholic Charities, location phone numbers are below. 

OUR STAFF

At Catholic Charities Legal Immigration Services, our immigration specialists are accredited representatives under Board of Immigration Appeals which authorizes our BIA Accredited Representatives to practice immigration law. Accredited representatives may assist clients in immigration proceedings before the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR),  Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), or before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (USCIS). 

OUR LOCATIONS

Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Assistance Services are offered at our offices in Omaha and Schuyler. 

Juan Diego Center
Our Omaha office is located in the first floor of the Juan Diego Center at 5211 S 31st St. Omaha, NE 68107

We may be reached by calling 402-939-4615

El Puente Immigration Legal Services
Our Schuyler office is located at the Benedictine Monastery of Christ the King Priory at 1123 Road I, Schuyler, NE 68661. The priory is located about five miles north of the city of Schuyler. 

We may be reached in Schuyler by calling 402-352-3644.

El Puente Immigration Legal Services is a collaboration with Christ the King Priory. 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Program Director:
Jessica Bernal
JessicaB@ccomaha.org

 

Upcoming Workshops and Events

September 25–October 8, 2016

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