Who we are: Our team includes two Department of Justice Accredited Representatives who are authorized to practice immigration law. We are a multilingual, multinational team honoring the dignity of diverse walks of life. We are honored to work with 10 volunteers who answer the phone, help clients to fill out routine forms, start document translations, research client questions, answer technology questions, and help out at so many of our events! We are supporting immigrants with about 700 questions a year, and our work is increasing!
Our services include:
Immigration Legal Program--we screen and represent people who are going through the immigration process. We also translate documents, take passport pictures, and communicate with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services in order to support our clients’ process. Cases involving immigration court in Arlington are referred to a network of local and regional attorneys.
Financial Assistance for medical bills--regardless of their capacity to afford medical insurance, many people incur significant expenses for medical treatment. Our staff and volunteers help people to apply for financial assistance and communicate with all of the medical offices involved in each hospital visits. Our clients have saved over $200,000 through our support in the financial aid process.
General information--we connect clients with community resources for domestic violence, legal needs, housing, transportation, employment, and financial support.
Community Education--we facilitate educational workshops for professionals and immigrant families that want to learn more about the immigration system. Our workshops are collaborative, resulting in reports and resources that can be utilized by the community as a whole.
For more information, check out our website: http://www.newbridgesirc.org/