6925 B Willow Street, NW, Washington, DC 20012
Contact: Ryan Dowd, Executive Director
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am- 5pm. Weekly walk-in consultation sessions for immigration consultations are done on Thursdays. (By appointment only)
Ayuda exists to advocate for and defend the legal and human rights of low-income Latino and other immigrant communities in the Washington, D.C., area. A Latino community-based organization incorporated in 1973, Ayuda promotes social justice and client empowerment through high-quality program activities related to immigration and domestic violence. Ayuda handles family visa petitions, work authorizations, naturalization, citizenship, suspension of deportation proceedings, temporary protected status applications and renewals, removal of conditions, asylum – defensive and affirmative cases, VAWA relief – I-360 self-petition, cancellation of removal, U-Visa, (regulations pending), Battered Spouse Waivers and gender-based asylum. Ayuda does not handle labor certifications, applications for student visas, employment related visas, or changes of visa status. Immigration consultations are $50.00.
Subjects Handled: Asylum, Deportations, Discrimination, Domestic Violence/Abuse, Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Immigration, Interpretation, Naturalization (See Index for Additional Organizations).
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