Housing Legal Assistance

Eviction Prevention: CASA provides representation to individuals facing eviction, as well as pre-eviction intervention to resolve other housing-related issues (poor conditions, illegal fees, etc.). The legal team can also provide advice and guidance on other housing-related matters. If you are facing imminent eviction from your home, please call 240-553-8970.

Other Housing Issues: For non-emergency housing issues, please call CASA’s Legal Hotline at 1-866-765-2272 for an appointment.

Employment Legal Assistance

Wage Theft: If you have been the victim of wage theft (where your employer has not paid you properly for work you performed), call CASA’s legal hotline at 1-866-765-2272. CASA’s Legal Department will text you or return your call. If you are eligible, we may be able to help you recover your lost wages.

Other Employment Issues: CASA also provides our members in Maryland with legal advice and referrals on other employment-related matters. Please call CASA’s legal hotline at 1-866-765-2272 and the from our Legal Department will text you or return your call.

Immigration Legal Assistance

Legal Consultations

CASA provides our members with free immigration legal consultations. See below for the calendar of events. CASA does not guarantee that we will be able to provide individual representation to members after the consultation, but we will make every effort to provide an appropriate referral in cases we are unable to take on for full representation.

Calendar of Immigration Orientations and Consultations

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

CASA is the number one non-profit provider in Maryland for individuals seeking Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). If you need to renew your DACA, please fill out the following form . If you have questions regarding the DACA program, please email [email protected].

  • If your current DACA is expiring within the next three months, it is unlikely that we will be able to provide assistance on your renewal application. 
  • Please note, USCIS recommends that you renew your DACA 4-5 months before your expiration date.

Note: As of July 19 2021, USCIS can only process DACA renewal applications. USCIS is not permitted to process initial DACA applications (i.e. applications for people applying for the first time). See these links for more information: English, Spanish.

Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

CASA can provide legal assistance to members from Cameroon, Venezuela, and Haiti in applying for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). 

TPS for Venezuela

Find out if you are eligible to apply for TPS.

TPS for Haiti

Find out if you are eligible to apply for TPS.


Citizenship Program

CASA offers a robust program supporting members in submitting their citizenship applications and offering financial literacy and citizenship preparation classes.

Know Your Rights

In addition to individual immigration legal consultations, CASA’s legal team supports our members in defending their rights through mass education sessions, advocacy, and impact litigation. Click to find out more about your rights or download our KYR booklet in English and Spanish.

Community Education Assistance

Check out CASA’s resources and explainers on issues that impact our members.

*CASA’s Legal Program is supported by the Maryland Legal Services Corporation.