Grand Opening – LUM Immigration Clinic

Lafayette, IN – Lafayette Urban Ministry will be holding a Grand Opening of its new Immigration Clinic on Tuesday from 2-3 p.m. at the LUM office.

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LUM Immigration Clinic Grand Opening details are as follows:

  • LUM Immigration Clinic – Grand Opening
  • Date: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
  • Time: 2 -3 p.m.
  • Place: LUM Office (420 N 4th Street, Lafayette)

 The LUM immigration clinic is accredited by the Board of Immigration Appeals and is a member of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC).   The purpose of the event will be to familiarize the Lafayette community with the services provided by the clinic which include assessing client eligibility for immigration benefits, answering questions regarding the application process, completing/filing applications, tracking pending applications and advocating on behalf clients, and connecting clients with other services related to the application process.

There will be a brief program beginning at 2 p.m.  Speakers will include the following:

  • Timothy Doherty, Bishop, Lafayette-in-Indiana Diocese
  • Jeffrey Newell, President, Tippecanoe Bar Association
  • Sisters Joan Scheller and Karen Sue Durliat, Guadalupe Center in Huntingburg
  • Pastor Zach Szmara, Director of the Immigration Clinic, Bridge Christian Church, Logansport
  • Trish Maxwell, Executive Director, Lafayette Area Reading Academy

There will also be a special unveiling of the logo for the clinic designed by Devon Wolfe who is studying Publication Design and Illustration at Lafayette Jefferson High School.  There will be a reception with light refreshments at the conclusion of the program.

Susan Brouillette, the LUM Immigration Clinic program director, is also available for individual interviews and consultation upon request.


Joe Micon
Executive Director
Lafayette Urban Ministry
(765) 423.2691

Susan Brouillette
Public Policy Director
Lafayette Urban Ministry
(765) 714-7622


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