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Immigration Services at the IRC in Salt Lake City

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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. 

ATTENTION: Some services have been temporarily suspended or delayed due to COVID-19. Our immigration specialists are working through inquiries as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience and understanding. 

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. 

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

  • Legal Consultation & Referrals
  • Adjustment of Status [Green Card, Form I-485 or I-90]
  • Family Petitions [Forms I-130, I-129F, I-730, DS-260, I-864]
  • U.S. Citizenship Applications [Form N-400]
  • Travel Documents [Form I-131]
  • Employment Authorization Document [Form I-765]
  • Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Renewal [Form I-821]
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Renewal [Form I-821D]
  • Renew or Replace Documents
The International Rescue Committee in Salt Lake City helps refugees and immigrants on their path to U.S. citizenship

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

ATTENTION: The health of our clients and staff is our priority. Due to COVID-19, we will temporarily be suspending walk-in appointments. Contact our immigration specialists for more information about appointments.  

Contact our DOJ-accredited immigration specialists to set up an appointment in advance by calling our main office line, +1 801 328 1091, and asking for the "Immigration Team." You can also email your inquiry to Immigration.SLC [at] rescue.org.

SUSPENDED: Walk-in consultations without an appointment are offered every Friday between 10am to 3pm at the IRC in Salt Lake City office. A $20 fee for consultations may be required.

Appointments and walk-in consultations 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

ATTENTION: To protect the wellbeing of our clients and volunteers, classes will also be temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.  

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

Classes will be offered online in a safe environment where you can practice with a tutor. Class will 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. 

Questions? Email us at slc.citizenship [at] gmail.com.