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International House/ Casa Internacional

Who We Are

Since 1981, International House has been a leading provider of direct services to Charlotte’s ever-growing international community, which numbers more than 104,000 immigrants and foreign-born citizens. We are a grassroots non-profit organization with a mission to promote international understanding and to serve immigrants in need.

The Ginter Immigration Law Clinic at International House focuses on uniting families, serving the disadvantaged, and preventing exploitation of vulnerable immigrants.  Staffed with two attorneys and two accredited paralegals, it is the largest provider of family immigration, and naturalization services for low-income immigrants in Charlotte.

Who We Serve

  • Cabarrus County
  • Gaston County
  • Mecklenburg County
  • Union County
Language(s) Spoken
  • French / Français
  • Spanish / Español
Cirumstances and languages in which interpreters are provided

Clients are responsible for providing their own interpreters, though on occasion we can provide interpreters on a pro-bono basis.

Income Guidelines

Clients will be required to submit some proof of income, residence, and eligibility for immigration benefit.

We charge nominal flat fees for our services, and these fees are around 10% of what you would pay for services from a private legal firm. Please note that we are committed to serving all eligible clients regardless of their ability to pay.

Your family's income should be at or below the following percentage of the federal poverty level
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Eligibility Restrictions

For help, you must be: Immigrant

This program does not serve: Prisoner

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Full Legal Representation
  • Brief Advice
Description of Services

We accept eligible family and naturalization cases. We also provide general consultation in appropriate cases.

How to Get Help

You can contact this organization by:

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Phone Number
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Clients will be required to submit some proof of income, residence, and eligibility for immigration benefit.

General Contact Information

International House/ Casa Internacional
1817 Central Avenue (map)
Suite 217
Charlotte, NC 28205

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