IASC is our main partner in providing citizenship consultation sessions and one on one immigration legal services to our patrons and community in Norwich.


Bassem Gayed

Multicultural Services Coordinator, 

Otis Library

The Need for IASC


While most believe that  the law should apply to all individuals equally, the truth is that those without legal representation  are less successful.  Legal costs can exceed $5,000+ per filing with a private law firm.  IASC ensures equal treatment under the law for local residents, regardless of financial status.  IASC is the only non-profit in Southeast Connecicut providing legal immigration guidance: other organizations are located an hour or more away and are inaccessible to local immigrants.


Consultation Cost







Legal Education Participants

2019 Figures


Fee Assistance for Immigrant Relief

U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Service (USCIS) filing fees for immigration cases are prohibitively high for many low-income residents, ranging from hundreds to thousands of dollars.  IASC's FAIR Fund provides direct assistance with fees allowing our immigrant neighbors to reserve limited resources for food and housing.  Thank you to donors on behalf of the many individuals and their families who have benefited from FAIR. 


IASC educates the community and service providers on immigration law and pathways to citizenship.

Legal Assistance

IASC provides services on a sliding fee scale so that all residents can access expert immigration legal guidance.

IASC asks - Could you pass a Citizenship Test?
You must answer 6 out of 10 questions correctly - the 10 are taken at random from 100 possible questions!  Try these 3:

What is the Supreme law of the land?

How many amendments does the Constitution have?

When was the Constitution written? 

Who we are:

The Immigration Advocacy & Support Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide quality low-cost immigration related legal services to under-served communities in Southeast Connecticut.


Donate by mail:

Donations of any amount are appreciated!  Please make checks payable to:

Immigration Advocacy & Support Center 


Immigration Advocacy & Support Center

8 Washington Street

New London, CT 06320