Immigration

In response to calls and requests for comprehensive, reputable immigration information, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and UNLV’s William S. Boyd School of Law created new resources for the community

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS – Immigration

Family Preparedness Plan

Limited Power of Attorney

Short term guardianship form

We offer a FREE community service information class on immigration options, taught by a licensed attorney. In the Do I Have a Path to Legal Status in the United States? - you’ll get an overview of the requirements for the various paths to legal immigration status, including family petitions, VAWA petitions, U-Visas, T-Visas, asylum, and current DACA.

For class schedules and additional information about the free class, click here.

Our immigration program provides direct representation to victims of domestic violence (VAWA petitions), victims of serious crime (U-visa), victims of trafficking (T-Visa), and unaccompanied minors and children in foster care (Special Immigrant Juvenile Visa). We also provide direct representation for individuals applying for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and those renewing their DACA applications.

To apply for services

To apply for legal representation for the current DACA program or assistance with renewals, please call 702-386-1070, ext. 1432 to schedule an intake appointment.

To apply for legal representation for VAWA, U Visa, or Special Immigrant Juvenile Visa, please visit our office during walk-in hours Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. An application for our services can be downloaded here. Any victim of domestic violence or serious crime needs to provide proof of the crime or abuse and a personal declaration that narrates the crime or abuse. For more information about our requirements, check the instructions in the application packet for the service you are requesting.  If the information is not in the packet, call our hotline number (702) 386-1070 ext. 1750.