1. How do we charge to our clients?
CASA’s Legal Department provides free assistance to victims of domestic violence seeking restraining orders and/or assistance applying for VAWA or U-Visa immigration relief. For other legal services, clients are charged based on a sliding scale.
2. What kind of cases the house attorneys take?
CASA’s attorneys work directly with immigrants providing advice, counseling, and representation before the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Executive Office for Immigration Review. Our office also assists victims of domestic violence obtain injunctions in family court.
Our immigration services include:
- DEPORTATION DEFENSE / STAYS OF REMOVAL
- REMOVAL PROCEEDINGS
- FAMILY-BASED RESIDENCY
- POLITICAL ASYLUM
- DEFERRED ACTION / EXECUTIVE ORDER
- SAME-SEX IMMIGRATION BENEFITS
- MOTIONS TO REOPEN
- BOND MOTIONS
- BIA / FEDERAL APPEALS
- CRIMINAL ALIEN DEFENSE
- MARRIAGE INTERVIEWS
- WAIVERS / CANCELLATION OF REMOVAL
3. What is the difference between a Paralegal and Attorney?
A paralegal is not admitted to the bar and cannot practice law, whereas an attorney is a licensed professional who can advise and/or represent clients in court and other legal proceedings. A paralegal’s work must be overseen by an attorney, and they are often qualified by education, training or work experience to perform substantive legal tasks.
4. Are you an Employment Agency?
No. The services CASA’s Outreach Coordinator offers regarding employment are referrals to agencies specialized to help people look for employment and to give the client tools necessary to search for employment.
CASA encourages companies and businesses that have vacancies to contact us and inform us about them. We have a special database of clients looking for a job and we send this job opportunities to them twice a month.
5. Do you offer services in other cities in the United States?
CASA’s services are provided in Miami Dade and Broward Counties. Currently, we have only one office located at 10300 SW 72 Street Suite 387 Miami, Fl 33173
6. What services do you provide concerning the Internal Revenue Services (IRS)?
CASA’s team along with a group of volunteers offers Income Tax Preparation for low-income individuals and families. This program is only available during the first quarter of the year. For information about the requirements and eligibility, please call CASA’s main.