Family Immigration Services provides affordable immigration legal services to low-income individuals and families living within Colorado Springs, Castle Rock, and surrounding regions. Our program is recognized by the Department of Justice to provide accurate advice and low-cost fees.
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Our Department of Justice certified counselors provide a variety of legal services to help immigrants achieve their residency goals.
Participants learn the basics of how the U.S. immigration system works and the legal rights everyone has in the United States.
Immigration resources provide valuable information to help you as you navigate the immigration process.
Family Immigration Services provides high quality, affordable immigration legal services to low-income individuals and families living within Colorado Springs, Castle Rock, and surrounding regions. Our program is recognized by the Department of Justice to provide accurate advice and low-cost fees. Our DOJ accredited immigration counselors and immigration attorneys guide clients through complex legal processes toward lawful immigration status.
We provide assistance with:
- U.S. Citizenship
- Permanent Residency
- Petitions for Family Members
- VAWA self petitions for survivors of domestic violence and abuse
- Consular Processing
- Renewal of Documents such as Permanent Resident Cards and Work Authorization
- Renewal of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood
- Visas for Victims of Serious Crimes and Human Trafficking (U-visa, T-visa)
- Removal Defense
- Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
Our staff provides free “Know Your Rights Presentations” to organizations such as churches, schools, libraries, and other community agencies. Participants learn the basics of how the U.S. immigration system works, and of different types of legal processes for which they, their families, or neighbors may qualify. Basic legal rights everyone has in the United States, and practical information to avoid fraud or other legal problems are also presented.
NOTE: All forms are free to download through www.uscis.gov.
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Tenielle came from Jamaica, searching for a better life. Family Immigration Services helped her navigate the complicated immigration system. Today, she is a U.S. citizen.
After Ezequiel became a U.S. citizen, he brought his family from Mexico to live with him. They bought their dream home, but when Patricia decided to apply for citizenship, she had to return to Mexico for 10 years to serve penalities for coming to the U.S unlawfully 20 years prior. Through the work of Catholic Charities, Patricia’s penalty was reduced to 3 1/2 years and she is now a permanent resident.
Luis’ mom escaped political persecution in Venezuela after being forced to participate in pre-regime activities. She was an engineer for a government petroleum agency, her husband had left, and she was five months pregnant. She sought asylum in the United States, where several months later, Luis was born.
“I’m not trying to cause any harm in the United States. I’m just trying to do better for myself and for my family.”
Family Immigration Services
228 North Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Mon – Thurs; 8 a.m. – noon & 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
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“When a person is truly ready to change, Catholic Charities will provide everything you need to change your life.”
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“I feel way more confident in myself and my ability to be a mom.”
“Catholic Charities offered me a hand up and that made all the difference.”
“It felt like freedom…finally!”
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“Seeing the help they gave to those in need really impressed me.”
“I am making the changes to get the life I have dreamed of.”
“If I didn’t have Catholic Charities, I don’t know where we would be. I am so grateful.”