Immigration Legal Assistance

The Ascentria Immigration Legal Assistance Program provides free and low-cost legal services to immigrants in New England.

Free and Low-Cost Representation

Immigration Legal Assistance Program

The Ascentria Immigration Legal Assistance Program provides free and low-cost legal services to immigrants in New England. Our team of lawyers and legal professionals covers the spectrum of immigration legal assistance needs.

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Our Legal Services

Our humanitarian-based immigration legal services help individuals from a variety of backgrounds including: survivors of human trafficking, survivors of violent crimes including domestic abuse, survivors of persecution and torture, minors and unaccompanied children who experienced abuse, abandonment, neglect or other trauma.

Humanitarian-Based Immigration Legal Services

  • Relief from removal (deportation)
  • Asylum
  • T-visas for human trafficking survivors 
  • U-visas for survivors of crime
  • VAWA (Violence Against Women Act) petitions for survivors of domestic violence 
  • SIJ (Special Immigrant Juvenile)status petitions for abused, abandoned, and neglected children. 
  • DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)

Additional Legal Services

  • Employment Authorization Documents 
  • Refugee Travel Documents 
  • Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document
  • TPS (Temporary Protected Status)
  • Family-based petitions and Consular Processing 
  • Legal Permanent Residence Petitions
  • U.S. Citizenship 
  • “Green Card” Renewal or Replacement

Fingerprinting Services

We offer reliable fingerprinting services to our clients. We receive requests for these services through the Agendize/LIRS Fingerprint calendar, managed by the case managers at shelter facilities.

We also provide community fingerprint services.

Interested in Joining Our Team?

Join us on our mission to help individuals and families in transition move forward and thrive – physically, intellectually, socially, spiritually and economically. 

We are a part of Global Refuge (formerly known as LIRS) and the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) and follow their standards of best practice. We use a client-centered care model to assist individuals and families.

This project was (partially) supported by the Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance through a Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (VOCA) grant from the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.

Find information on victim compensation here   |   Find information on grievance procedure here   |   

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11 Shattuck Street, Worcester, MA 01605
Phone: 774.243.3045

425 Union Street, Floor B #32, West Springfield, MA 01089
Phone: 774.243.3045

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