Changes Due to Public Health Emergency - Closed for Walk-Ins
We are closely following the COVID-19 public health crisis. Following
new mandates and guidelines by the governor, county executives, and
public health officials, NWIRP will be shifting to deliver some of our
All NWIRP offices (in Granger, Seattle, Tacoma, and Wenatchee) will be
closed for walk-ins, until further notice.
NWIRP will continue to take community members’ calls.
If you already have a scheduled appointment with a NWIRP legal advocate,
your appointment will be kept (over the phone, or in-person if
necessary). Please check directly with the appropriate legal advocate or
call the front desk.
Seattle: 206-587-4009/ 800-445-5771
Granger: 509-854-2100/ 888-756-3641
Wenatchee: 509-570-0054 / 866-271-2084
Tacoma: 206-816-3893 Note: If you or a family member is detained at the northwest
detention center in Tacoma, please contact: 253-383-0519/
These are preventative measures to minimize any health risks and to
ensure the safety of staff, clients, and community members during the
French: FERMÉ. À partir du 16 Mars, s'il vous plaît ne venez pas au
bureau. Appelez-nous plutôt au numéro indiqué ci-dessous.
Mam: Jpun te q'ij jalo qaq laj - lay tzula toj ja te kolb'il -
yolb'intza toj yolb'il. Chjonte.
Russian: МЫ ЗАКРЫТЫ. С 16-ого марта, пожалуйста не приходите к нам в
офис. Звоните по номеру, указанному внизу.
Somali: Ogeysiis ogeysiis.Fadlan waxaa laga codsanayaa macaamiisha ku
xiran ganacsigan in aysan soo booqanin xafiiska laga bilaabo 16 ka
maarso, sababtu ay tahay cudurka caabuuqa faafa dartii, fadlan waxaad
nagala soo xiriirta namber ka hoos ku qoran hadii aad wax su’aala ah
Vietnamese: ĐÓNG CỬA. Bắt đầu từ ngày 16 tháng 3, quý vị xin vui lòng
không đến văn phòng trực tiếp. Thay vào đó, xin vui lòng liên hệ với
chúng tôi qua số điện thoại dưới đây.
Because NWIRP receives approximately 1,500 inquiries for services per
week, we are unable to serve every request. Eligibility requirements can
change depending on the caseload of our attorneys, demand for services,
and activity in the immigration community around the country. However,
our standard eligibility criteria for direct legal representation
Status: NWIRP supports immigrants, asylum-seekers and refugees,
regardless of immigration status.
Income: In general, NWIRP can only assist individuals with an
income of 200% or less of the Federal poverty level. Based on the
poverty guidelines for 2018, this equals $24,280 per year for an
individual and $50,200 for a family of four. Some of NWIRP's funding
sources have higher or lower limits, so individuals should contact us
to determine eligibility.
Hardship in Home Country: NWIRP often takes cases of those who
risk returning to countries where they would face significant
Cases of Abuse: NWIRP tries to help those who lack legal status
and are being physically or emotionally abused by someone in their
Other Factors: Other factors, such as language barriers, age of
applicant, and situation with dependents, are taken into account when
deciding whether to take your case.
You can find the complete list of our eligibility requirements in
English and Spanish at the following links: