Purpose of DSCI

To improve the quality of life through economic development by providing education, information and social services. We serve people from all over the world who live in Muscatine and surrounding areas.

Mission Statement

The Diversity Service Center of Iowa provides educational outreach services to guide individuals, organizations and employers through the immigration process.  We also work to establish a community of support and a sense of security by advocating for minority and under-served senior citizens. 

Vision Statement

The Vision of DSCI is to educate and inform the community and its citizens to understand the impact and the necessity of diversity. From our many diverse backgrounds, we build one strong community.


v  Unite the community through the integration of all cultures

v  Create and implement a variety of programs to serve the community

v  Serve as a liaison to other social service agencies


The Diversity Service Center of Iowa has been recognized nationally by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) since July 12, 2002, and staff accredited to assist the public on immigration issues.

Did you know that The Diversity Service Center of Iowa (DSCI) has a partnership with Ascentra Credit Union, and created a program known as “Newcomers Initiative” to offer low interest loans (3.15% APR) for those needing assistance paying DSCI service fees and immigration (USCIS) filing fees? Currently, USCIS charges a $725 filing fee for Citizenship applications, $1,140 for Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, and $535 to Petition for an Alien Relative. After a consultation with our staff here at DSCI, employed adults can be referred to receive a loan to cover part, or all of DSCI’s service fees and USCIS filing fees. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call us at 563-264-8883.


¿Sabía que The Diversity Service Center of Iowa (DSCI) tiene una asociación con Ascentra Credit Union y creó un programa conocido como "Newcomers Initiative" para ofrecer préstamos a bajo interés (3.15% APR) para quienes necesitan asistencia para pagar las tarifas del servicio DSCI y honorarios de inmigración (USCIS)? Actualmente, USCIS cobra una tarifa de $725 por solicitudes de ciudadanía, $ 1,140 por la Solicitud de Registro de Residencia Permanente o Ajuste de Estatus, y $535 por la Petición de un Familiar Extranjero. Después de una consulta con nuestro personal aquí en DSCI, los adultos empleados pueden ser referidos para recibir un préstamo para cubrir parte o todas las tarifas de servicio de DSCI y las tarifas de USCIS. Para obtener más información, o para programar una cita, llámenos al 563-264-8883.