Seattle-King County Immigrant Legal Defense Network

Providers, click here for more information on the 2019-2023 RFP.

Have you or someone you know received a notice from immigration court or been detained by ICE?

If you are in need of immigration legal services and cannot pay for them, the Seattle-King County Immigrant Legal Defense Network may be able to help.

To see if you are eligible for free legal services, call one of these organizations:

To qualify for FREE Legal Defense Network assistance, you must:

  • Be an immigrant in detention, facing deportation, or in danger of losing your immigration status;
  • Live or work in the City of Seattle or live in King County; AND
  • Have a household income below 200% of the federal poverty level, (updated for 2018).

Request for Proposals (RFP)
Pending February 2019
Proposals due March 17, 2019

The King County Office of Equity and Social Justice, the Seattle Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs, and the King County Department of Community and Human Services will jointly release an RFP for up to $5.6M in funding from May 2019-December 2023 to continue and expand on the important work of the Seattle-King County Legal Defense Network.

Successful applicants will provide to low-income immigrants and refugees in King County who are in detention, facing removal, or in danger of losing their immigration status:

  • legal services and/or
  • mental health assessments to support these legal services.

Please check the King County Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy funding opportunities page for the RFP (under strategy SE6) and information on how to apply online through Zoomgrants.


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