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Immigrant and Refugee Resources

Local and national resources for immigrants and refugees.

Immigrant Resources

Catholic Charities - Family Immigration Services

Family Immigration Services provides affordable immigration legal services to low-income individuals and families living within the Colorado Springs, Castle Rock and surrounding regions. The program is recognized by the Department of Justice to provide accurate advice and low-cost fees.

Office hours are Monday – Thursday. Call 719-866-6515 for an appointment. Bilingual Spanish/English staff.

The Justice Center

This video will walk you through both the U-Visa application and VAWA application process and pro's and con's of each. Since 2011, The Justice Center has been working in the Pikes Peak region to decrease the gap in access to justice and legal services. This is done by providing free legal clinics, connecting applicants to free and reduced cost attorneys, and participating in community access-to-justice events.

Lutheran Family Services

In 1975, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) contacted LFSRM to begin resettlement of refugees. Since that time, the LFSRM Refugee & Asylee Programs have helped people who have been uprooted by persecution and violence work towards self-sufficiency through essential resettlement services, including: housing, employment, English language, and cultural orientation.

LFSRM works together with LIRS, and other churches, organizations, community groups, businesses, and individuals to provide the services and supplies necessary for refugees to become self-sufficient and integrate into their new communities.

African Community Center - Denver - The African Community Center of Denver was created in May 2001 through our parent organization, the Ethiopian Community Development Council. Beginning with only 3 staff members resettling 60 refugees, they have grown into a staff of over 28 multi-lingual, compassionate employees who serve over 1,500 refugees, asylees, and other immigrants each year.

American Friends Service Committee - Denver

AFSC Denver organizes allies, faith communities and immigrants along the Front Range to support immigrant justice. From resistance to deportation to fomenting positive narratives, they advocate for policy change. They do this work through three groups of member-leaders: Coloradans for Immigrant Rights, the Metro Denver Sanctuary Coalition, and the Not1More deportation table.

Citizenship Resource Center

Tools and information for citizenship preparation.

Guia de Immigracion a los Estados Unidos

From the Colorado Bar Association.

How to Apply for a Family-Based Green Card

From Avvo.

How to Apply for U.S. Citizenship

From Avvo.


immi provides a number of immigration resources including information on paths to citizenship, an explanation of U.S. immigration laws, and how to find legal help in your area.

UN Refugee Agency Legal Aid Information

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Regional Office Washington, D.C. (ROW) provides information explaining the asylum process to refugees and asylum-seekers already present in the United States who fear being returned to a country where they are afraid they might suffer persecution. Unlike the situation in some countries, UNHCR ROW does not have any formal role in the decision-making process on asylum claims or refugee status in the United States.

Immigration Advocates Organization

National Immigration Legal Services Directory. There are options to search for immigration legal services providers by state, county, or detention facility. Only nonprofit organizations that provide free or low-cost immigration legal services are included in this directory. If you have questions, please see the list of frequently asked questions or email

Executive Office for Immigration Review

 The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced its “Access EOIR” initiative. Through this multi-faceted effort, EOIR aims to increase access to information and raise the level of representation for individuals appearing before the immigration courts.

US Department of Justice List of Pro Bono Legal Service Providers (EIOR)

 The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced its “Access EOIR” initiative. Through this multi-faceted effort, EOIR aims to increase access to information and raise the level of representation for individuals appearing before the immigration courts.


American Immigration Lawyers Association is the national association of more than 15,000 attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration law. AILA member attorneys represent U.S. families seeking permanent residence for close family members, as well as U.S. businesses seeking talent from the global marketplace. AILA members also represent foreign students, entertainers, athletes, and asylum seekers, often on a pro bono basis. Founded in 1946, AILA is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that provides continuing legal education, information, professional services, and expertise through its 39 chapters and over 50 national committees.


Immi helps immigrants to the US understand their legal options. Their online Eligibility Review tool, legal information, and referrals to nonprofit legal services organizations are always free to use. immi was created by the Immigration Advocacy Network (IAN) and Pro Bono Net, two non-profit organizations dedicated to increasing access to justice for low-income immigrants.

Immigration Law


Immigration Law


National Immigration Law Center

Established in 1979, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) is one of the leading organizations in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of low-income immigrants.

U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services - Laws

The USCIS LAWS section provides information on laws, regulations and interpretations controlling immigration and the work of the immigration-related components of the Department of Homeland Security.