“Authorized Provider”

Jurisdiction: United States United States

This is someone who is authorized by the Department of Justice (DOJ)'s Office of Legal Access Programs (OLAP) to provide immigration services to the public. DOJ-recognized organizations and accredited representatives provide essential support to USCIS and the public. They provide educational materials and legal services to help immigrants navigate the immigration system. Authorized providers can help clients prepare forms and are also allowed to attend USCIS interviews with their clients.

Source: USCIS Glossary, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services