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Undocumented Student Resources – Legal

Legal Support

Legal Aid Justice Center

The Legal Aid Justice Center partners with communities and clients to achieve justice by dismantling systems that create and perpetuate poverty. Justice means racial justice, social justice, and economic justice. Achieving justice means:

  • integrating individual representation, impact litigation, policy advocacy, and organizing strategies.
  • working in and with communities.
  • identifying and addressing root causes while mitigating acute impacts.
  • expanding impact in an effort to reach all Virginia communities.

National Immigration Law Center

The National Immigration Law Center is a center in the United States that “engages in policy analysis, litigation, education and advocacy, to achieve [the] vision” of “a society in which all people—regardless of race, gender, immigration or economic status—are treated fairly and humanely.

Just Neighbors

Just Neighbors provides high-quality immigration legal services to low-income immigrants, asylees, and refugees in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia; and builds community among clients, staff, volunteers and the larger society through education, advocacy, and volunteerism.

Catholic Charities USA

Catholic Charities USA is a network of charities with headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia. In 2005 Forbes magazine ranked it as the fifth largest charity in the United States in terms of total revenue. The organization serves millions of people a year, regardless of their religious, social, or economic backgrounds.


Ayuda provides legal, social, and language services to help low-income immigrants in our neighborhoods access justice and transform their lives. Since 1973, we have served more than 100,000 low-income immigrants throughout Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia.