EWU doesn’t provide legal advice to students, so if you’re looking for legal assistance for your personal immigration situation, you’ll want to talk to a licensed attorney who is an expert on immigration or refugee law.
The resources below may help you identify people and organizations who can provide confidential and professional legal advice. You can also contact EWU’s enrollment advocate. Although he can’t provide legal advice, he may be able to help you find resources for your specific situation.
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
Promotes justice by defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy and community education. If you’re a student in Washington and meet eligibility requirements, NWIRP may be able to help you with your situation.
Catholic Charities of Spokane
Provides social services in 13 counties in eastern Washington. They also provide immigration and refugee legal services. If they can’t help you, they can refer you to local resources that can.
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
A national association of more than 14,000 attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration law. Use this website for research or to search for attorneys who may be able to help you with your immigration situation.
Washington State Bar Association (WSBA)
Regulates lawyers and serves as the professional association for lawyers in Washington. Use this website to help find attorneys or find resources for legal help.
Immigrant Legal Resource Center
The ILRC is a national organization that trains attorneys, paralegals and community-based advocates who work with immigrants. You might find the site helpful if you’re seeking training on immigration issues, looking for general legal information or performing immigration research.