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The Clinic at Sharma-Crawford

  • Location:
    515 Avenida Cesar E. Chavez
    Kansas City, MO 64108
  • Phone:
    (816) 994-2300
  • Fax:
    (816) 994-2310
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:

We are a nonprofit legal clinic designed to offer pro bono and/or low-fee assistance to individuals who are in removal proceedings in the Kansas City Immigration Court. We serve the states of Missouri and Kansas, although we will represent anyone who is in removal proceedings in Kansas City as long as they meet the eligibility criteria.

State served: Missouri
Detention Facilities Served: Butler County Jail (KS), Chase County Detention Facility (KS), Caldwell County Detention Center (MO), Christian County Jail (MO), Morgan County Adult Detention Center (MO)

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Removal hearings
Types of immigration legal services provided: Representation before the Immigration Court
Non-legal services: Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR)
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, Hindi, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Can also assist clients in the state of Kansas.

Staffing Information

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

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes
Network affiliations: American Immigration Lawyers Association, Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), Immigration Advocates Network, Kids In Need of Defense, National Immigration Project