Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, our physical locations are closed to visitors, but our Immigration Legal Services program remains operational. If you require assistance or have any questions, please fill out the contact form below or call 603-889-9431.
Uniting Families and Guiding Them to Citizenship
Immigration Legal Services welcomes newcomers and provides casework, support and guidance for various immigration-related issues.
Individuals and families that are eligible for immigration benefits, but who cannot afford private assistance, are provided with low-cost immigration counseling and legal representation.
Catholic Charities has been recognized and accredited by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) since 1994. In partnership with Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC), we assist with various applications and petitions, including:
- Family-based visas
- Consular processing/visas
- Political asylum
- Visas for religious personnel
- Adjustment to lawful permanent residence
- Self-petitions for immigrant victims of domestic violence and sexual assault
Immigration Legal Services
3 Crown Street, Nashua, NH 03060 | 603-889-9431
Our Legal Professionals
Kimberly A. George, Esq.
Kimberly George has worked as the Managing Attorney for Catholic Charities New Hampshire for over twenty years. She is a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
She holds a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School and a BA from Purdue University.
In addition to her expertise in all areas of family-based immigration law, Kimberly also provides legal assistance to the Diocese’s international priests. Kimberly works in the Nashua office.
Gaston Gros, Esq.
Gaston is an immigration attorney who has worked with CCNH since 2018. Prior to that he served as a part time bilingual intake assistant in 2016. Gaston holds a BS in Political Science from the University of Florida and a J.D. from UNH School of Law.
In addition to his work in family based immigration, Gaston is also the lead legal advocate for the department’s Know Your Rights program and he assists with the screening for wrongful detention of immigrants at the Strafford County facility. Gaston works out of the Manchester office.
Vivian M. Karian, Esq.
Vivian Karian has worked as an immigration attorney since July 2019. From 2015 to 2017, she worked for CCNH as a BIA-Accredited Legal Representative. She is an active member of the Massachusetts Bar Association.
Vivian earned her J.D. with magna cum laude honors from Roger Williams University School of Law in 2018. She was also recognized by RWU School of Law for providing over 100 hours of pro bono service. She earned her B.A. in Political Science from Quinnipiac University in 2013.
Vivian speaks proficient Spanish and works in our Nashua District Office in the Victims of Violence program.
Basra S. Mohamed, Esq.
Basra Mohamed has been an immigration attorney at CCNH since 2016. Basra is bilingual with fluency in Somali.
Basra graduated from University of New Hampshire School of Law in 2015. She graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 2011 with a B.S. in Political Science and Philosophy.
Basra leads our Victims of Violence program through which she represents and advocates for immigrant victims of crime.
Basra works out of both Manchester and Nashua District Offices.
Lan Nguyễn Trương
Lan Nguyễn Trương is a bilingual (English and Vietnamese) U.S. Department of Justice Accredited Representative. She has served CCNH clients for over 25 years plus working for our Immigration and Refugee Services program, uniting families and guiding them toward citizenship.
Lan works out of the Manchester District Office. She has a Bachelor Degree in Behavioral Science from College for Life Long Learning and continues ongoing immigration legal training with the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC)