Immigration Legal Services

Organization Details

Various Locations in DC and MD,
Varies by Location
Program uses Language Line (Y/N)
Program staff provide services in other lanuages
Spanish, French, German
Office days/hours
Varies by Location
Intake days/hours (by phone)
Varies by Location
Cost or fee (describe)
$80 consultation fee
Program Description

Attorneys and Accredited Legal Representatives provide direct legal immigration services in a wide range of immigration matters. Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services (CCILS) has represented individuals from more than 135 countries around the world needing legal assistance with an immigration matter. CCILS also refers cases for pro bono legal representation, provides trainings to lawyers who provide pro bono services, and conducts education and outreach to the community on immigration issues. CCILS is the local provider for the Legal Orientation Program for Custodians (LOPC) of Unaccompanied Minors serving Maryland, DC, and Virginia.

Languages: Spanish, French, German, Language Line

Eligibility:  We try to find a way to help everyone who comes for assistance.

Immigration Legal Services Office Locations

If you need help with an immigration legal matter, our intake sessions are the first step. Please come to any of the following locations during weekly walk-in hours. Consultation fees are listed for each. 

Washington, DC

924 G Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
Walk-in Intake: Tuesday
9:30-11:30 AM
Fee: $80
No appointment needed. 
Questions: (202) 772-4352
1618 Monroe Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20010
Walk-in Intake: Wednesday
8:30 AM
Fee: $80
No appointment needed. 
Questions: (202) 939-2420



201 E. Diamond Avenue, 3rd Floor
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Charla / General information session
*Provided in Spanish only. 
12:00 PM- 1:00 PM
Fee: $40
No appointment needed. 
Questions: (301) 740-2523 
12247 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Walk-in Intake: Thursday, 8:00 AM
*On a first come, first serve basis. 
Fee: $80
No appointment needed. 
*Please note: There will be NO consultations the last Thursday of each month.
Questions: (301) 942-1790
5859 Allentown Way
Temple Hills, MD
Consultations by appointment only
Fee: $80
Questions: (202) 772-4352

NOTE: Appointments are not necessary for consultations (except for the Temple Hills location which requires an appointment.

For additional information, please visit our website:

  • Clients will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • There is a $80 consultation fee (payable in cash, check, credit card or money order) for services unless otherwise stated. 
  • Please bring all documents related to your immigration case with you.
  • If you have been arrested, you must bring documents to show the disposition of the case. 


Full Representation
Immigration, unaccompanied youth project 
Full Representation
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