Just Neighbors is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that serves and supports the immigrant community of Northern Virginia. We provide immigration legal services to low-income immigrants, and we foster mutual understanding between immigrants and the larger community.
Just Neighbors is uniquely positioned to partner with and serve the low-income immigrant population of Northern Virginia. We were founded in 1996 by pastors and attorneys of the United Methodist Church. Our organization set out to provide accurate, reliable information and services to immigrants, who are often exploited by unscrupulous legal practitioners. Since our founding, we have delivered much-needed immigration legal services to more than 7,000 low-income immigrants from more than 115 countries.
To help advertise and promote the immigration legal services and pro bono opportunities we offer, we cultivate partnerships with social service organizations and law firms. We are also part of a network of volunteers, churches, police departments, and many other groups in Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C., working together to provide reliable and necessary aid to immigrants living in Northern Virginia. Just Neighbors personnel understand the legal challenges facing immigrants within the broader context of social and legal services. We provide critical, nearly free legal help to the immigrants who are most in need.
Just Neighbors’ dedicated team of staff and volunteers offers hope and help as immigrants navigate the immigration system and access benefits that enable them to become self-sufficient and contributing members of the community. We help clients secure work authorizations, obtain permanent residence, gain security and status independent of an abusive spouse, and reunite with family members. We also assist DREAMers—young adults who arrived in the United States as children—under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Further, through community outreach efforts and volunteer programs, we provide enriching experiences that bring people together and enhance the northern Virginia community.
News releases are available in our monthly newsletters, posted on our News page.
Upcoming events are posted on our Events page.
Contact Person: Erin McKenney, Executive Director
Postal mail : 5827 Columbia Pike Suite #320, Falls Church, Virginia 22041