Luminus Network for New Americans

Organization Description

Luminus Network for New Americans, previously the Foreign-Born Immigration Information and Referral Network, empowers New Americans by offering legal, social, and language services to help them achieve their goals. Luminus serves immigrants from more than 90 countries and is well known as the key resource in Central Maryland for New Americans.

Program Details

Immigration Legal Services

Program Description:

We Can Assist You With:

  • Naturalization & Citizenship Applications
  • Permanent Residence Applications
  • Family-Based Petitions & Consular Processing
  • Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Based Applications
  • U & T Nonimmigrant Visas
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
  • Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act (LRIF)
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
  • Work Authorization Applications
  • Consultations Regarding Eligibility & Guidance on Immigration Laws and Regulations
  • Non-Detained Deportation Defense
  • Detained Deportation Defense
  • Federal Appeals

Please bring any related documents to your immigration consultation. Luminus staff can help you complete applications and forms, translate legal documents and non-legal documents, understand health materials in other languages, and find social services. 

Luminus can refer you to counseling services, health services, government programs, social service providers, prescription drug programs, and sexual assault and domestic violence centers. 

Program uses Language Line (Y/N): Yes
Program staff provide services in other languages: Interpreters available in over 30 languages.
Intake days/hours (walk-in): Office visits by appointment only.
Office days/hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
Intake days/hours (by phone): Call for Appointment
Cost or fee (describe): Immigration counseling services have modest fees for those with limited income resources.
Eligibility-other: Immigrants, refugees, asyleees, and other foreign-born individuals
Immigration and Citizenship: Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Se habla Español: Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
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