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HIAS Pennsylvania

2100 Arch Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-832-0900 (phone)
215-832-0919 (fax)
  • 215-832-0900
  • To provide refugee resettlement, technical assistance, and legal aid and social services to immigrants and refugees.
  • Income guidelines: people who are indigent or low-income (unable to afford a private attorney); Geographic guidelines: Southeastern PA; Other guidelines: people of all nationalities, including cases from the former Soviet Union.
  • By phone: (215) 832-090. (Walk-ins discouraged) Potential clients who appear to be able to afford a private attorney are
    encouraged to seek the services of the private Bar. Our current intake schedule is available on our web-site: www.hiaspa.org.
  • Immigration and nationality matters, with staff language capacity in French, Italian, Lao, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese and Chinese. All others will be served with an interpreter.
  • Direct legal services in the following areas: immigration counseling and representation; family reunification visas; political asylum; adjustment of status; employment authorization; relief from removal/deportation; naturalization; replacement of documents; travel documents; extension/change of non-immigrant status

    Other Services: Pre-migration counseling and processing for refugee resettlement; Social Service Referrals; referral to citizenship preparation classes; Russian-language text processing and publication; community education and outreach; location of displaced persons; translation; reparations claims processing; research; advocacy for the rights of foreign-born
  • Cathryn Miller-Wilson, Esq.
  • Philippe Weisz, Esq., Managing Attorney
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