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Americans for Immigrant Justice

  • Location:
    6355 NW 36th Street
    Suite 2201
    Miami, FL 33166
  • Phone:
    (305) 573-1106
  • Fax:
    (305) 576-6273
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website, Phone or online intake / services available
  • Appointments accepted:

Americans for Immigrant Justice (formerly Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center) is a not-for-profit legal assistance organization that seeks to protect and promote the basic human rights of immigrants. AI Justice provides free legal assistance to low-income immigrants throughout South Florida and at local detention centers.

State served: Florida
Detention Facilities Served: Broward Transitional Center (FL), Glades County Detention Center (FL), Krome Service Processing Center (FL)

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Habeas Corpus, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Federal court appeals
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, French, Haitian Creole, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Outreach to detention facilities, DV shelters, and unaccompanied children's shelters provided.

Staffing Information

Number of attorneys on staff: 23
Is organization BIA recognized? Yes
Number of fully accredited BIA representatives on staff: 0
Number of partially accredited BIA representatives on staff: 6
Number of paralegals/legal workers on staff: 10

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes
Network affiliations: American Immigration Lawyers Association, Asista, Detention Watch Network, Freedom Network, Immigrant Children's Lawyers, Immigration Advocates Network


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