Since 1996, Just Neighbors' lawyers, staff, and volunteers have offered hope and help for newcomers to the US, providing high-quality legal services to low-income immigrants in Northern Virginia. It helps them navigate the complex and often confusing immigration system and access the benefits to which they are entitled. Last year, it provided reunification services to 220 families, secured employment authorization for 193 individuals, achieved legal status for 230 survivors of domestic violence – enabling them to start a new life – and provided valuable legal advice to 252 others. Experienced staff attorneys supervise all cases, prepare clients for interviews, and accompany them to meetings with immigration officials, ensuring that no one feels confused or alone. The goal is to help an increasing number of newcomers build their own capacity and resources – and become self-sufficient, stable, contributing members of the wider community. We are, after all, just neighbors.
Headquarters: VA-Fairfax County
Where They Operate: VA-Arlington County; VA-Fairfax County; VA-Loudoun County; VA-Prince William County; VA-City of Alexandria; VA-City of Fairfax; VA-City of Falls Church
Age Groups Served: All
Ethnic Groups Served: Latino/Hispanic; Other
Population(s) Served: Low- to Moderate-Income Community Members; ; Low- to Moderate-Income Community Members
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Awards & Recognition
- De la desgracia a la salvaciÃ³n
Sat Feb 15 2014, El Tiempo Latino
- $3 million or higher
- $1 million to $3 million
- $500k to $1 million
- The current budget for Just Neighbors is: Less than $500k
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