Join Luminus in supporting those that leave home to find refuge among us.

Luminus celebrates DACA and advocates for immigrant youth.

This week marks the 12th anniversary of DACA! Since its inception, DACA has transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of immigrant youth, granting them the opportunity to live, work, and thrive in the United States. These “Dreamers” have become integral members of our communities, contributing as students, professionals, and entrepreneurs.

It's time to register for the 2024 Race 4 the World!

It’s race time! We’re so excited to announce the 2024 Race 4 the World will be held September 21 in Columbia Gateway. Come join the fun!

Luminus' Legal Team Taking New Clients

Immigration laws and regulations can seem complicated. We are here to help you and your family understand your options and navigate the process. If you do not speak English, we will provide a professional, caring interpreter to assist you in communicating with our Legal staff.

Luminus Celebrates Pride Month

Luminus calls for fully inclusive and welcoming communities in the US and around the world.

Luminus Earns Gold Seal of Transparency

Only 9% of nonprofit organizations hold a seal at all and we are proud to be among them. The Seal represents Luminus’ commitment to transparency and being a good steward of the funds that our donors invest in our mission.

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We help New Americans shine.

America’s richness comes from its diversity, which has been shaped by generations of immigrants who bravely pursued their dreams. Then and now, as New Americans work to achieve those dreams and adapt to their new lives, they face unique challenges. Luminus helps to shine a light on these issues and to illuminate the path for immigrants.

For more than 40 years, Luminus has empowered New Americans by offering legal, social, and language services to help them achieve their goals. We also seek systematic changes that will better the lives of all immigrants. Based in Columbia, Maryland, we envision a community that welcomes immigrant neighbors, values their cultures, understands and addresses their needs, celebrates their achievements, and elevates their voices. Our dream is a bright future for all New Americans.

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Our Programs

Immigration Legal Services

Assisting you and your family as you navigate the immigration process.

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Family & Community Services

Connecting you to information and resources you need to navigate life in America.

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Employment Services

Promoting economic empowerment and stability, filling job gaps, and building a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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Afghan Alliance

Meeting the urgent call to support and advocate for individuals and families fleeing Afghanistan.

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You can make a positive impact on the immigrant experience. Become a volunteer with Luminus and join us in welcoming new Americans.

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