Nationalities Service Center - Legal Services

Nationalities Service Center - Philadelphia; Chinatown

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General Information
Description of ServiceOur legal team represents clients on a range of issues and aids them in seeking the most appropriate relief, including: family petitions, adjustments of status, consular processing, inadmissibilty and deportability waivers, removal/deportation defense, motions to suppress evidence, administrative closure based on prosecutorial discretion, asylum, withholding of removal, relief under the Convention Against Torture, cancellation of removal, U-visas for victims of certain crimes, relief under Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), T-visas for victims of trafficking, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Temporary Protected Status (TPS), Lawful Permanent Resident status, citizenship and naturalization, and other family based and humanitarian relief. NSC also advises clients and criminal defense attorneys of the potential immigration consequences stemming from an immigrant's contact with the criminal justice system.
Geographical AreaPhiladelphia; PA
Intake ProcedureTo receive legal services at Nationalities Service Center (NSC), you must first attend an initial consultation. Consultations will be limited to twelve persons during each walk-in hours session. Consultations are not first-come first-served.

Walk-in hours for initial consultations:
Fridays at 1pm: You must arrive by the start time to be considered for a consultation. Consultations limited to 12 individuals per session.

Fees - There is a $60 initial consultation fee for legal services. Fees must be paid by money order or credit card. No cash or personal checks accepted.

Please bring all documents related to your immigration legal needs.

All information received from a client is strictly confidential. Your information will not be released to any third party without your consent.
Fees or Charges
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Hours of Operation Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 1216 Arch Street
Physical Site Address 2 4th Floor
Physical Site City, State, Zip Philadelphia, PA 19107
Main Phone 215-893-8400
Fax 215-735-9718
Service Location Email
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Nationalities Service Center
Affiliated Program: Nationalities Service Center - Philadelphia; Chinatown
This Service: Nationalities Service Center - Legal Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Immigrant Rights Groups (TD-1600.3100-330)
Immigration/Naturalization Legal Services (FT-3600)