Refugee and Immigration Services
Catholic Charities Milwaukee
Our goal is to replace rumors with accurate information about immigration in the United States. We are an attorney-driven program, here to help you understand your best legal options.
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Serving People of All Faiths
Catholic Charities programs serve people of all faiths, or no faith. We help those who are most vulnerable in our communities by empowering individuals and supporting families who are in need. Some clients pay a fee for our services, but we do not turn away anyone who cannot afford it. We respect people of all backgrounds, and we welcome anyone who needs us.
“The measure of the greatness of a society is found in the way it treats those most in need, those who have nothing apart from their poverty.”
– Pope Francis
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A refugee is someone who has fled their home country to escape persecution. Refugees have legal rights to stay in the United States, but there are formal processes one must follow.
The United States was founded by immigrants who needed a new start in life. However, there are several steps immigrants must take before they can permanently and lawfully live here.
Immigration Help for Religious Workers
Immigrants coming to the United States as religious workers have a unique set of steps to follow before they can lawfully and permanently reside here.
Detained Immigrant Help
Because newcomers to the United States do not have the same rights as natural born citizens, any legal defense needs to be proceeded with extra caution. If you have loved ones who are detained, there are ways you can help them.
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Catholic Charities Milwaukee offers free programs to help refugees and immigrants understand American culture, prepare for citizenship, learn English, and more.
Refugees coming to the United States must make several adjustments, and often have questions about green cards, citizenship, and work permits.
These three immigration mistakes could seriously hurt your chances of getting a green card, or lawfully immigrating to the United States.