Non-profit organization with independent 501(c)(3) status

Immigration Center for Women and Children (ICWC)

ICWC is a non-profit legal organization providing free and affordable immigration services to underrepresented immigrants in California and Nevada. ICWC strives to provide security and stability for children who are abused, abandoned or neglected and for immigrants who are survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other violent crimes.

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  • CONNECT ·2022 Grants Challenge

    Achieving Work Authorization for Immigrant Survivors of Trauma

    Many immigrants with pending visa petitions are limited in their ability to provide for themselves and contribute to their communities because they lack legal work permits. Due to recent policy changes, however, it is now possible for our clients to obtain work authorization while their visa applications are still pending. With grant funds, we will file for legal work authorization and conduct educational workshops on rights and responsibilities associated with lawful employment status for over 500 immigrant survivors of trauma in L.A. County.