Legal Resources

This list is comprised of local and state-wide legal resources. 

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) – Indiana Chapter Members Offering Pro Bono or Low Cost Services for DACA Students at Indiana University and Community-Based Organizations

Catholic Charities Diocese of Evansville

Catholic Charities Diocese of Evansville is dedicated to providing high-quality and low-cost legal services to immigrants and refugees. 

Catholic Charities Indianapolis-Immigration Legal Services

Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services provides legal advice and representation to immigrants and their families. Our program is designed to guide clients through the immigration process with care and efficiency.

Catholic Charities of Fort Wayne-South Bend (Fort Wayne Office)

Catholic Charities of Fort Wayne-South Bend provides affordable services to immigrants who seek to adjust their status or reunite with family.

Hispanic Connection of Southern Indiana

The Hispanic Connection of Southern Indiana is a non-profit organization specializing in family-based immigration with programs in Family Literacy and Preventive Health.

Immigrant Connection at College Wesleyan Church (Marion Office)

Immigrant Connection at College Wesleyan Church in Marion, IN is a low-cost legal services provider in Grant County, Indiana.

Immigrant Connection at The Bridge Community Church

Immigrant Connection at The Bridge is part of The Bridge Community Church, a multilingual and multicultural church that holistically reaches out to the immigrant community in north central Indiana by providing legal services, translation services, and civics classes, as well as serving as a central resource center for immigrant needs. Our office hours at Tuesday - 9 am - 5 pm, Wednesday - 12 pm - 7 pm, and Thursday - 9 am - 5 pm.  We also have intakes at other regional locations and can schedule appointments by calling our office.

Indiana Legal Services Inc.

Indiana Legal Services Inc. (ILS) is a nonprofit law firm that provides free civil legal assistance to eligible low-income people throughout the state of Indiana. ILS helps clients who are faced with legal problems that harm their ability to have such basics as food, shelter, income, medical care or personal safety. Most of the cases ILS handles are cases such as family law where there is domestic violence, housing, consumer law, access to health care, and access to government benefits. ILS does not handle any criminal matters.

La Casa de Amistad, Inc.

La Casa de Amistad, Inc. is a community center serving the needs of immigrants and residents of South Bend, Indiana and the surrounding areas. We are a DOJ (formerly BIA) recognized agency, authorized to provide low-cost immigration legal services. We provide ENL and Citizenship classes and other adult education services. We also offer a variety of programming for children ages 4 through high school. All of our services are bilingual, English and Spanish or Arabic.

La Casa, Inc. 

LaCasa, Inc. is a nonprofit housing agency, with programs to help clients achieve financial stability, find a new home, prevent foreclosure, find affordable rentals, and get home repair assistance. It also provides immigration counseling and neighborhood engagement.

Lafayette Urban Ministry Immigration Clinic

The LUM Immigration Clinic provides confidential immigration law services to help low-income and vulnerable immigrants navigate the complex immigration process. This organization offers a broad range of immigration counseling and representation to immigrants and their families in Tippecanoe County, Indiana and surrounding areas. They are a member of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) and ASISTA.  The LUM Immigration Clinic is recognized by the USDOJ Office of Legal Assistance Programs as an authorized legal immigration services provider.   The primary focus of this office is humanitarian, family immigration law, and naturalization cases.

Mariposa Legal

Nonprofit legal services for detained immigrant residents of Indiana.

National Immigrant Justice Center (Goshen Office)

Heartland Alliance's National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) is dedicated to ensuring human rights protections and access to justice for all immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. With offices in Chicago, Indiana, and Washington, DC, NIJC provides direct legal services to and advocates for these populations through policy reform, impact litigation, and public education. Since its founding three decades ago, NIJC has been unique in blending individual client advocacy with broad-based systemic change.

National Immigrant Justice Center (Indianapolis Office)

Heartland Alliance's National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) is dedicated to ensuring human rights protections and access to justice for all immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. With offices in Chicago, Indiana, and Washington, DC, NIJC provides direct legal services to and advocates for these populations through policy reform, impact litigation, and public education. Since its founding three decades ago, NIJC has been unique in blending individual client advocacy with broad-based systemic change.

Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic

Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic is a nonprofit organization providing free legal services and education to low-income clients in Indiana.

Sisters of St. Benedict Immigration Outreach

The Sisters of St. Benedict Immigration Outreach offers accessible, affordable, and credible immigration services to southern Indiana and north-central Kentucky. The Sisters have been recognized by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) and Sister Joan is BIA accredited to offer immigration consultation and family immigration services. The program offers translation of ID documents for a nominal fee. All services are offered at their Monastery in Ferdinand.

The Welcome Network

The Welcome Network exists to provide practical services, spiritual mentoring, and real community to immigrants and refugees in Northwest Indiana and Chicago. Partnering with area churches, local organizations, and a local network of legal experts, we provide DOJ-accredited quality, empathetic, and low-cost immigration legal assistance.

 

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