ILAP provides comprehensive legal services to asylum seekers in Maine to help them find safety from persecution and contribute to the state’s cultural vibrancy and economic vitality.
Detention Project and Removal Defense
ILAP is committed to defending the rights of all immigrants in Maine, including those who are in detention or without status.
ILAP helps reunite families statewide each year, which fosters the creation of diverse, resilient communities in Maine.
Permanent Residency and Citizenship
Immigrants who meet eligibility requirements can apply to become legal permanent residents (“green card holders”) and, ultimately become US Citizens.
Other Forms of Humanitarian Relief
ILAP provides a range of legal remedies to vulnerable immigrants who may be eligible for special immigration benefits.