Green Card Workshop in Baltimore

Event Start Date:
June 6, 2017
Event End Date:
June 6, 2017
Event Venue:
Exelon Building, 1310 Point Street, Baltimore MD 21231

Esperanza Center and Exelon are hosting an opportunity for refugees and asylees to apply for their Green Cards in June 2017.

Why? 

  • Travel easier and faster
  • Immigrate more family members
  • If you are a refugee, you MUST apply for a green card after 1 year
  • If you are an asylee, you SHOULD apply for a green card after 1 year
  • Continue your path to US citizenship

Why Apply Through the Clinic? 

  • FREE! (See below for needed documents)
  • Meet with professional, licensed attorneys
  • Receive continued representation throughout the entire process

Where: 

1310 Point Street, Exelon Building, 10th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21231

Public transportation accessible; meet in the lobby to be escorted upstairs)

 

When: *YOU MUST ATTEND BOTH APPOINTMENTS* 

*1st appointment: Tuesday night, 5pm-7pm, June 6

*2nd appointment: Saturday morning, 10am-3pm, June 10

Book your appointment online at http://bit.ly/2ptN9Ye

or call Ouranitsa Abbas, Pro Bono Coordinator: 

667-600-2931 |oabbas@cc-md.org

430 S. Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231

Needed Documents: 

  • Copy of birth certificate plus certified, full translation
  • 2 recent passport-sized photos
  • Appropriate part of medical exam (in sealed envelope) and copy
  • All passports/travel documents used
  • Copy of Social Security Card
  • Copy of asylum approval, if applicable
  • Copy of Employment Authorization Document (work permit card)
  • Copy of I-94 card
  • If you have been arrested, detained, went to court, or talked to the police for any reason: Bring ALL documents relating to the arrest, conviction, court appearance, final disposition, probation, etc.
  • For asylees only: USCIS filing fee of $1255 in money order OR copy of benefits letter (food stamps, SSI, TANF, Medicaid, CHIP) OR copy of most recent tax return

Bring all of the above documents to your first appointment on June 6. 

Applications will be finalized at second appointment on June 10 with an attorney.

*1st appointment: Tuesday night, 5pm-7pm, June 6

*2nd appointment: Saturday morning, 10am-3pm, June 10

You MUST book your appointment online by clicking this link or call Ouranitsa Abbas, Pro Bono Coordinator:  667-600-2931 | oabbas@cc-md.org | 430 S. Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231

 

Connect for Immigrants

Event Start Date:
March 16, 2017
Event End Date:
March 16, 2017
Event Venue:
University of Maryland Carey School of Law, 500 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Learn about resources available to immigrants in Maryland, becoming a volunteer, and connecting with fantastic organizations that need your help. Register Today: http://bit.ly/ConnectforImmigrants

 

February Board Meeting

Event Start Date:
February 8, 2017
Event End Date:
February 8, 2017
Event Venue:
Maryland Office of Public Defender, 217 E. Redwood Street, Suite 1020, Baltimore MD 21202
FEBRUARY BOARD MEETING
WHAT: These meetings are open to all members, so please feel free to join us. Discussion of our website management, advocacy policy, and planning for our March “teach-in” event.
WHEN: February 8, 2017, 6-7:30pm.
WHERE:  Maryland Office of Public Defender, 217 E. Redwood Street, Suite 1020, Baltimore MD 21202

Bmore Together Fundraiser for MIRC!

Event Start Date:
February 25, 2017
Event End Date:
February 26, 2017
Event Venue:
Points South Latin Kitchen 1640 Thames Street Baltimore, MD 21231

Please join Bmore Together for a fundraising event benefitting the Maryland Immigrant Rights Coalition. Tickets are $50 and include bottomless mimosas, sangria, bloody mary’s, a fully stocked brunch buffett, and the opportunity to be a part of an incredible social justice community uniting for an important cause. All proceeds of the event will benfit MIRC, an organization that maximizes resources in order to increase both availability AND quality of low cost legal representation for immigrants. Gather your friends and come enjoy an afternoon in support of a great cause…leave knowing we can all #bmoretogether!

Tickets available here:

Event runs 11am-1pm on Saturday February 25 AND Sunday February 26

MIRC January Meeting

Event Start Date:
January 12, 2017
Event End Date:
January 12, 2017
Event Venue:
University of Baltimore

6:00pm – 7:00pm

MIRC May Meeting

Event Start Date:
May 10, 2017
Event End Date:
May 10, 2017
Event Venue:
TBD

6:00pm – 7:00pm

MIRC April Meeting

Event Start Date:
April 12, 2017
Event End Date:
April 12, 2017
Event Venue:
TBD

6:00pm – 7:00pm

JANUARY 7: DACA Pro Bono Clinic

Event Start Date:
January 7, 2017
Event End Date:
January 7, 2017
Event Venue:

AILA-DC Pro Bono Committee and Catholic Charities of Baltimore’s Esperanza Center Immigration Legal Services are hosting an in-depth consultation clinic for DACA recipients.  Immigration attorneys will screen for other forms of immigration relief, plus provide guidance to each DACA recipient on how they should proceed with their DACA grant in light of the uncertain future of the DACA program.  Attorneys are needed for the clinic on Saturday, January 7, 2017, from 8:30am to 3:30pm (snow date Saturday, January 28).  The clinic will take place at Esperanza Center in Baltimore.  Refresher training provided.  No foreign language ability required.  

Sign-up here: https://app.betterimpact.com/PublicOrganization/6b26c1c4-07f4-494f-a19b-e60d07e4ccee/2