Migrant Support Center

MSC provides direct legal representation, community education, and advocacy for immigrants living within the Diocese of Jackson. Some of our services include:
Direct Legal Representation
  • Representation in removal (formerly known as deportation) proceedings for families and unaccompanied children
  • Asylum (affirmative and defensive) for victims of persecution based on personal characteristics such as race, religion, political opinion, and gender
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status for abused, neglected, and abandoned children
  • Appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals and the Fifth, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuits.
  • U Visas, T Visas, and Violence Against Women’s Act (VAWA) representation for survivors of crimes and human trafficking
  • Family-based petitions
  • Citizenship

Community Education and Advocacy

  • “Know your rights” informational sessions for the immigrant community
  • Screening events to determine eligibility for services
  • Pro bono partnerships with area attorneys and firms

We do not deny services because of an inability to pay.

We are located at 731 S. Pear Orchard Rd., Ste. 51Ridgeland, MS 39157. Our Jackson office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. We also have a satellite office in Northeast Mississippi with varied hours. Meetings with our attorneys are by appointment only. To schedule a consultation for our Jackson or NE Mississippi office, please call 601-948-2635. Our consultation fee is $60.

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