Immigration Law

Do you need legal services?

The Immigrant and Refugee Law Center located at AWL Community Learning Center is continuing to provide legal services to immigrant and refugee families by phone.

To reach us, please call: 513-828-0577 from 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday.


Julie Leftwich, Esq.Executive DirectorIRLC
Alexandria Lubans-Otto, Esq.Managing AttorneyIRLC
Michelle McGehee, Esq.Program ManagerIRLC

We can help you with:

  • Consultations

  • Green cards for refugees and asylums

  • Employment Authorization

  • Family-based petitions

  • Travel Documents

  • Family Preparedness Plans

  • Citizenship Applications

  • Asylum Claims

  • Defense Against Deportation

  • Applications for Victims of Crime, Human Trafficking, and Domestic Violence

  • Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

  • Know Your Rights Training

Our services are offered free-of-charge to those with limited income. If you are over income eligibility, we will connect you to other quality legal services.

To help families stay informed of immigration legal issues and their rights, packets with forms and information are available by clicking on the documents below.

These include:

  • Change of Address forms and instructions if you have moved and need to change your address with the immigration court and Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

  • Information on Powers of Attorney for care of children and property in case of separation

  • Instructions for renewing work authorizations, green cards, and DACA

For more information about the Immigrant and Refugee Law Center, please visit: