The Welcome Center

200 W. 7th Street, Lexington, NE 68850 | Office: (308) 324-2312 | Fax: (308) 324-7963

Welcome – Hola – Ola – Ahalan – Jambo / Hujambo – Bonjour – Guten Tag – Gia’sou – Shalom – Foon ying – Xin chao – An-nyong Ha-se-yo – Hwangyong-hamnida – Namaste – Failte – Dia dhuit

Our Mission:

  • To love and serve our neighbor
  • To welcome the stranger as we have been welcomed

Our Vision:
A resource center where multiple community groups and faith-based ministries can unite to provide spiritual, social, and economic support while building bridges across cultures to improve the quality of life for all people.

Through our Immigration Specialist we provide:

  • Immigration Specialists you can trust
  • Qualified – Lutheran Immigration Services is recognized by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) as a qualified immigration legal service provider. All practicing immigration specialists have received extensive education and training in immigration law and have obtained BIA accreditation. An immigration attorney is also available for individuals in removal or deportation proceedings who need representation in Immigration Court.
  • Affordable – Lutheran Immigration Services offers quality, affordable immigration legal assistance to refugees, immigrants and asylees. Minimal fees for service are charged on a sliding scale.
  • Services – Services include, but are not limited to, assistance with family petitions, citizenship, permanent residence, travel documents, Nicaraguan and Central American Relief Act (NACARA), Temporary Protected Status (TPS), Deferred Action (DACA) and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

Lutheran Immigration Services will assist you in the entire process from completing the necessary application to representation at Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) interviews.

Through our lead agency, Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska (LFS), we provide:

  • Counseling & Family Support Services
  • Maternal Health Care and Education
  • Info Technology, Accreditation
  • Statewide network of Lutheran Immigration Services
Welcome Center Contacts:

The Welcome Center
Ana Castaneda
B.I.A. Accredited Immigration Specialist
P.O. Box 495
200 W. 7th Street
Lexington, NE 68850
(308) 324-2312

First Presbyterian Church
Reverend Caroline Vickery
801 N. Lincoln St.
Lexington, NE 68850
(308) 324-5507

Grace Lutheran Church
Reverend Megan Morrow
105 E. 17th Street
Lexington, NE 68850
(308) 324-2496

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska
Lutheran Immigration Services
(402) 346-6100