We are continuing to meet the needs of our clients and are available to answer your questions by phone or email. The Immigration Legal Department continues to accept new clients who can be assisted remotely on a case by case basis. If you would like to apply for immigration legal services, please complete the Legal Department Contact Form by clicking below:

Legal Department Contact Form

  • Call us at (313) 871- 8600 ext. 234
  • Yumana Dubaisi (Supervising Attorney), ydubaisi@iimd.org
  • Nene Tesija-Pocedic (U.S. Department of Justice Accredited Representative), nene@iimd.org
  • Donna Beauregard (Immigration Attorney), donnab@iimd.org
  • Kaity Nicastri ( U.S. Department of Justice Accredited Representative), knicastri@iimd.org

We are partnered with Citizenshipworks, a free online service that guides applicants safely through every step of the citizenship application. Applicants can use this system at home, and be assisted by our staff via phone or videochat. Click the link below to begin!



Legal Services

As a non-profit organization, IIMD has proudly served various ethnic communities within the tri-county area for over 100 years. While we emphasize assisting under-represented families, our immigration legal department assists all individuals in achieving their immigration goals. We provide high quality and affordable services to an internationally diverse and growing client base. Members of our staff are bilingual in Spanish, Arabic, Polish, and Croatian.

We offer scheduled consultations with Immigration Attorneys and DOJ accredited representatives.

There is a nominal fee for an initial consultations.

Citizenship Services

  • Naturalization, Form N-400
  • Request for a Fee Waiver Form I-912
  • Certificate of Citizenship, Form N-600
  • Citizenship Preparation Classes are offered at a variety of locations and times. To register or for additional information, call (313) 600- 7618 or email wojciech517@yahoo.com.
  • Referrals

Family Based Immigration Services

  • Family Based Petitions for relatives of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents
  • Applications to Adjust Status
  • Consular Processing
  • Fiancé(e) Petitions
  • Application to Remove Conditional Residence
  • Renew or Replace Green Card
  • Application for Employment Authorization
  • Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status
  • Waiver for Unlawful Presence
  • Freedom of Information Requests (FOIA)
  • Representation at USCIS
  • Other immigration legal matters

Humanitarian Immigration Services

  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewal applications
  • Temporary Protected Status
  • Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), T and U visas for victims of human trafficking and other crimes
  • Parole in Place
  • Asylum (case by case basis)
  • Humanitarian Deferred Action
  • Refugee Adjustment of Status

We do not offer employment based immigration services but we can offer referrals to representatives that do. We occasionally accept asylum and removal (deportation) cases. 

What to Bring to Your Appointment

  1. Civil Documents (Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Decrees)
  2. Identity Documents (Passport, Matricula Consular, Driver’s license, Social Security Card)
  3. Travel Documents (Passports- current and expired, I-94, Border Crossing Card)
  4. Permanent Residence Card
  5. Employment Authorization Document (current and/or expired)
  6. Notices and correspondence from USCIS (immigration)
  7. For family petitions (green card, consular processing), bring your federal income tax return with W-2, 1099, related schedules, for the latest filing year

If you are petitioning for your spouse, they must also attend the initial consultation with you.


We charge $50 for the initial consultation. This fee is due at the appointment and is payable in cash or by check. Our legal fees for immigration services are nominal and discussed at the consultation.


Community Assistance

In addition to our work on individual cases, we are available to speak to community groups about immigration law and policy. Please call (313) 871-8600 and ask to speak to Wojciech Zolnowski, the Executive Director or email at wojciech517@yahoo.com.

To make an appointment with a lawyer or DOJ accredited representative, call us at (313) 871-8600, EXT 234, or fill out the contact form by clicking on:  Legal Department Contact Form

We do not accept walk-ins.