The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to provide high-quality legal assistance at a low cost to all immigrants. In Salt Lake City, two DOJ-accredited immigration specialists work tirelessly with a team of volunteers to provide a variety of services for former refugees, asylees, SIV-recipients, and other immigrants in the community. 

Utah Immigration Collaborative member

The IRC in Salt Lake City is a member of the Utah Immigration Collaborative (UIC), a cohesive network of nonprofit immigration legal service providers in Utah dedicated to providing comprehensive, competent, and affordable legal representation to anyone who needs it. If you or someone you know have an immigration need, please call our newly established Immigration Help Line at +1 801 382 9027 and you will be connected to an immigration agency that can help you. Please note, the Help Line is currently accepting calls, live, Monday through Thursday from 8am to 6pm. If you call outside of these hours, please leave a message and the intake specialist will respond the next business day. Learn more about the UIC here »

The services offered at the IRC in Salt Lake City include:

Sui and her husband Aung smile for the camera in front of large Utah and United States flags, holding small American flags, flowers, and their new naturalization papers.
Sui, right, and her husband, Aung, pose for a quick photo after their U.S. citizenship ceremony in 2018. Aung & Sui's family were resettled by the IRC, worked hard to find jobs, become homeowners and business owners right here in Salt Lake County.
Photo: Christa Cutler/Snap Shop Photos

Appointments & Consultations

Contact our DOJ-accredited immigration specialists to set up an appointment by calling our main phone line, +1 801 883 8461, or sending a text message to +1 385 285 6279. You can also email your inquiry to [email protected].

Appointments are held at the IRC in Salt Lake City office located at: 

221 South 400 West

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Civics & Citizenship Classes

The International Rescue Committee in Salt Lake City supports the efforts of refugees and immigrants to become U.S. Citizens
Noella became a U.S. Citizen with support from the IRC in Salt Lake City's immigration team in 2017.
Photo: Courtesy of Noella

The IRC in Salt Lake City is offering FREE virtual zoom classes for anyone wanting to prepare for the U.S. citizenship exam. No registration is necessary.

Classes are offered online in a safe environment where you can practice with a tutor. Classes take place 2 hours a week at a time that suits your needs. During class, you will practice English, civics and citizenship interview skills. Text "CLASS" to 801-613-2254 to start. 

ATTENTION: To protect the wellbeing of our clients and volunteers, in-person classes are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19. Classes will resume when it is safe to do so. 

Questions? Email us at [email protected].