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Bilingual International Assistant Services (St. Louis Office)

  • Location:
    1329 Macklind Ave
    Suite 200
    St. Louis, MO 63110
  • Phone:
    (314) 645-7800
  • Fax:
    (314) 645-7802
  • Contact methods:
  • Appointments accepted:

Bilingual International Assistant Services (BIAS) empowers the underrepresented and under-served communities through a variety of programs and services. Our mission is to ensure equal access to healthcare, mental health, and social services for all, regardless of national origin or language ability, through the advocacy, education, and direct multilingual services we provide.

State served: Missouri

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Naturalization/Citizenship
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
Other areas of legal assistance: Consumer, Disability, Disaster and Crisis Assistance, Health, Public Benefits
Non-legal services: Citizenship / Civics classes, Employment services, ESL, Health services, Language services, Legislative advocacy (state or national), Psychological or psychiatric services, Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: Albanian, Arabic, Bosnian, Cantonese Chinese, Chinese, Dari, English, Farsi, German, Iraqi, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, Serbian, Serbo-Croatian, Somali, Spanish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, most of the common languages
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Youth programming and senior programming.

Staffing Information

Number of attorneys on staff: 1
Is organization BIA recognized? Yes
Number of fully accredited BIA representatives on staff: 0
Number of partially accredited BIA representatives on staff: 3
Number of paralegals/legal workers on staff: 1

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes
Network affiliations: Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS), Immigration Advocates Network, World Relief


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