Immigration Legal Services

Organization Details

ATTENTION: The Esperanza Center on S. Broadway is temporarily closed due to a fire in a nearby building. We are providing services at St. Patrick’s Assisi House at 1728 Bank St. Please call 667-600-2900 for additional information.,
430 S. Broadway,
Program staff provide services in other lanuages
Spanish, French, Greek, Arabic
Office days/hours
Monday-Thursday 9am-4pm, Friday 9am-1pm
Intake days/hours (walk-in)
All Esperanza Center programs are closed to in-person services during COVID-19.
Intake days/hours (by phone)
Monday-Thursday, 9am-Noon; Immigration Legal Services: 667-600-2933 Educational Services: 667-600-2943 Client Services: 667-600-2401 Health Clinic: 667-600-2942 Family Reunification Services: 667-600-2960 Victim Services Case Management: 667-600-2906
Cost or fee (describe)
$100 consultation fee
Condition of waiver (describe)
If you are unable to pay the consultation fee, fee waivers are available on a limited basis. For survivors of crime, domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking, consultations are free of charge.
Maryland residents
Program Description

Provides affordable and pro bono legal counseling and representation in a wide-range of immigration matters including:

  • Immigration consultations
  • Family-based petitions
  • Adjustment of status
  • Trafficking, crime victim, and domestic violence-based immigration applications
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) applications and renewals
  • Immigrant visa processing
  • Applications for Citizenship
  • Inadmissibility waiver applications
  • Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
  • NACARA (Nicaraguan and Central American Relief Act)
  • Removal defense (Defense against deportation)
  • Asylum, withholding of removal and relief under the Convention Against Torture

The Esperanza Center is providing consultations for new clients with open cases by appointment only. For questions regarding immigration legal services, please call 667-600-2941 or email

The Esperanza Center's menu of services with costs can be found here:…

Domestic Violence
Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Immigration and Citizenship
Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Other Topics
Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Se habla Español
Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
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