Immigration

Below are some links and numbers to some of the most established immigration service providers. We recommend that you give them a call or visit their website to find out what services they have to offer. (List of Service organizations thanks to Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians )

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CATHOLIC SOCIAL SERVICES Catholic Social Services provides low-cost legal services to immigrants in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Services include assistance with asylum and citizenship applications and court representation in matters involving immigration.222 N. 17th Street, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-854-7019; 215-854-7018 (Spanish)
cscadmin@chs-adphila.org

CONGRESO DE LATINOS UNIDOS

Congreso de Latinos Unidos Inc. looks to strengthen Latino communities with services that include education, job training and employment services, housing and debt counseling, drug and alcohol counseling, and children and youth initiatives including leadership and conflict-resolution.

216 W. Somerset Street
Philadelphia, PA 10133
Phone: 215-763-8870
Fax: 215-291-0561

HIAS AND COUNCIL MIGRATION SERVICE OF PHILADELPHIA HIAS and Council’s services include pre-migration counseling to refugees who seek to assist close relatives to immigrate to the United States, support for elderly and disabled new Americans seeking naturalization, and assistance in gaining permanent residency. The Asylee Outreach Project links those granted political asylum to social and refugee services.2100 Arch Street, 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-832-0900
Fax: 215-832-0919
info@hiaspa.org

LUTHERAN CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES (LCFS) (Servicios para niños y familias)

LCFS offers specialized programs for refugees, torture survivors,
unaccompanied refugee and undocumented children, and immigrant children and their families. Services include ESL and GED instruction and referrals to translations, behavioral health and foster care services and programs.

231 N. 63rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Phone: 215-747-7500
Fax: 215-747-7707

NATIONALITIES SERVICE CENTER (Centro de servicios legales para inmigrantes)

The Nationalities Service Center provides legal, social, and educational services to immigrants, refugees, and other non-English-speaking people. Services include refugee resettlement, economic self-sufficiency programs, English classes, legal assistance, interpretation, employment preparation, and programs for the elderly.

Nationalities Service Center
1216 Arch St., 4th Fl.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-893-8400
Fax: 215-735-9718
nfeyler@nationalitiesservice.org

PENNSYLVANIA IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP COALITION (PICC) (Coalición de inmigración y ciudadania de Pensilvania)PICC represents the needs of immigrants, migrants, refugees and other new Americans to policymakers, public officials, and the general public. Advocacy areas include increasing access to public services, improving law-enforcement relations, ensuring worker rights, and expanding access to driver’s licenses, Social Security numbers and other documentation. PICC also registers new voters.2100 Arch Street, 7th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-832-0809
Fax: 215-832-0919
piccpa@yahoo.com

PRIME ECUMENICAL COMMITMENT TO REFUGEES (Compromiso ecuménico para refugiados)

PRIME
– ECR ofrece programas de reasentamiento y consejería de inmigración en colaboración con iglesias del área. Los servicios incluyen: apoyo en la solicitud de la residencia permanente ( green card) y ciudadania, solicitud para que familiares visiten o permanezcan en los Estados Unidos, solicitud de asilo, y denuncias de deportación.

360 North Oak Avenue
Clifton Heights, PA 19018
Phone: 610-259-4500
Fax: 610-259-4515

SOUTHEAST ASIAN MUTUAL ASSISTANCE ASSOCIATIONS COALITION (SEAMAAC)

( Grupo de asociaciones de asistencia mutua del sureste de Asia)SEAMAAC provides linguistically and culturally appropriate services for refugee communities in metropolitan Philadelphia. Services include English classes, driver’s education, citizenship-test preparation, health literacy classes, after-school programs for youth, truancy prevention, maternal/infant health-care services, breast-cancer support, senior lunches, nutritional services, housing assistance, employment assistance, help obtaining infant and child car seats as well as clothes and furniture.
4601 Market Street, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Phone: 215-476-9640
Fax: 215-471-8029

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