WHO WE ARE

Ayuda provides legal, social, and language services to help low-income immigrants in our neighborhoods access justice and transform their lives. Since 1973, we have served more than 150,000 low-income immigrants throughout Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia.

Ayuda’s expert and dedicated professionals help immigrants from anywhere in the world navigate the immigration and justice systems and access the social safety net. This comprehensive and welcoming approach breaks down barriers, helps those in need, and makes our communities stronger.

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Donate

Our supporters make our work possible by making meaningful gifts, sustaining commitments in the form of recurring donations, and onetime gifts such as sponsorships, workplace and matching gifts, in-honor gifts, and other donations.

Donate

Our supporters make our work possible by making meaningful gifts, sustaining commitments in the form of recurring donations, and onetime gifts such as sponsorships, workplace and matching gifts, in-honor gifts, and other donations.

Become a Pro-Bono Volunteer

Ayuda’s pro bono program leverage the power and resources of volunteer attorneys, willing to give their time and counsel to immigrant neighbors in need of services.

Become a Pro-Bono Volunteer

Ayuda’s pro bono program leverage the power and resources of volunteer attorneys, willing to give their time and counsel to immigrant neighbors in need of services.

Fundraise

We created this campaign for everyone to contribute at various impact levels. Be sure to review the ways you can make an impact and please share this page with your family and friends.

Fundraise

We created this campaign for everyone to contribute at various impact levels. Be sure to review the ways you can make an impact and please share this page with your family and friends.

Intern With Us

Nearly 1,000 interns have participated in Ayuda’s highly respected internship and training program. Several have applied for jobs at Ayuda thereafter and joined our talented staff. 

Intern With Us

Nearly 1,000 interns have participated in Ayuda’s highly respected internship and training program. Several have applied for jobs at Ayuda thereafter and joined our talented staff. 

Ayuda Impact in 2021

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10 Years of DACA: Lives Changed & Dreams Made Possible

10 Years of DACA: Lives Changed & Dreams Made Possible

Cheili came to Ayuda shortly after the DACA program was announced in June 2012 seeking to enroll with this new program. She had been in the U.S. since she was a small child and has grown up in the U.S. Ayuda was able to represent Cheili in securing her DACA, and we’ve...

A Story of Survival and Perseverance – This is Anahay’s Story

A Story of Survival and Perseverance – This is Anahay’s Story

Anahay [1] a mother of two, came to Ayuda seeking legal representation to request custody of her two children as well as child support from their abusive father, Paco. Paco had a history of abusing Anahay physically, emotionally, financially and sexually – even...

Aicha’s story

Aicha’s story

*Aicha is a forty-year old North African woman who came to Ayuda seeking legal representation for a civil protection order, divorce, and custody of her children from her husband, David. Aicha and David had been married for 15 years and have two children in common....

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