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IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP

Finding Legal Assistance

If you seek professional assistance to file a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) form, make sure that the individual or organization is authorized and qualified. If you are unable to pay for a lawyer, there are some low cost or free legal assistance options available.

The links below provide resources to help locate low cost or free legal assistance and will help you avoid immigration scams.

Free Legal Service Providers
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) provides a list of free legal services providers, listed by state.


BIA-Accredited Legal Representatives and Organizations
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) provides a listing of recognized organizations and accredited representatives who are allowed to provide legal services to immigrants. To learn about the Recognition and Accreditation Program, click here.


Avoid Immigration Scams
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) provides information about common immigration scams and tools to help you avoid them. This site is also available in Spanish.


Avoid Visa-related Scams
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) provides information on Diversity Visa Lottery scams. This site is also available in Spanish.