Detained Adult Program

Program Contact email
Program Contact Phone
202-331-3320 (extension 7027)
Program uses Language Line (Y/N)
Program staff provide services in other lanuages
Intake days/hours (walk-in)
CAIR does not conduct walk-in consultations.
Maryland and Virginia
Program Description
The Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR) Coalition is the only non-profit organization in the Washington, D.C. area with a legal services program focused exclusively on assisting detained immigrant men, women, and children in jails and juvenile facilities in Maryland and Virginia.
Services for adults:
  • CAIR Coalition staff visit all Maryland and Virginia immigration detention centers and provide the following services to detained adults: Group orientations, individual orientations, connections with Pro Bono Attorneys, Pro-se assistance, send volunteers to aid with credible or reasonable fear interviews.
  • If you have any questions about the services provided by the Detained Adult Program, please contact Claudia Cubas, Senior Program Director, Detained Adult Program, at

CAIR works exclusively with individuals who are in immigration custody and does not provide legal services to individuals who are not detained.

If you have a family member or loved one who is detained, simply email or call CAIR to add him or her to the priority jail visit list. On the next visit to the jail, CAIR will call to speak with your family member or loved one and conduct an intake. The intake is the first step in determining if CAIR can help your family member or loved one.
Se habla español.
Immigration and Citizenship
Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Limited representation
Se habla Español
Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics

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