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Acculturation for Justice, Access & Peace Outreach

  • Location:
    2900 Bedford Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
  • Phone:
    (412) 391-4985
  • Fax:
    (412) 392-2212
  • Contact methods:
  • Appointments accepted:

Acculturation for Justice, Access & Peace Outreach (AJAPO) is a nonprofit that provides employment, immigration, and human services to refugees and immigrants in the greater Pittsburgh area of Allegheny county.

Counties served: Allegheny

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
Non-legal services: Employment services, Social services
Languages spoken: Arabic, English, French, Pashto, Spanish, Yoruba
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes

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: 1
Number of paralegals/legal workers on staff: 1

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes
Network affiliations: Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), Ethiopian Community Development Council, Immigration Advocates Network, Allegheny County Immigrants and Internationals Advisory Council, Pittsburgh Refugee Collaborative