Find Legal Help

Jacksonville Area Legal Aid - Refugee Immigration Project and Low-Cost Immigration Legal Assistance (Downtown Office)

  • Location:
    126 W. Adams St.
    2nd Floor
    Jacksonville, FL 32202
  • Phone:
    (904) 356-8371 ext. 334
  • Fax:
    (904) 354-0766
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

The Jacksonville Area Legal Aid (JALA) Refugee Immigration Project provides free immigration legal services to eligible refugees, asylees, Cuban/Haitian entrants, Amerasians, Iraqi/Afghani Special Immigrant Visa holders, and certified victims of human trafficking.  JALA also offers low-bono legal assistance to individuals who meet income requirements with certain immigration matters such as family-based petitions, lawful permanent residence, naturalization/citizenship, and more.  

Counties served: Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Saint Johns

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, Naturalization/Citizenship, 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
Non-legal services: Referrals to other services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, 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? Yes
Other information: Project can represent clients at USCIS interviews.

ciri partners

  • asian americans advancing justice
  • american immigration council
  • afl cio
  • american immigration council
  • american immigration lawyers association
  • the center for popular democracy
  • catholic immigration network
  • center for migration studies
  • fair immigration reform movement
  • farmworker justice
  • immigration advocates network
  • immigration legal resource center
  • naleo educational fund
  • national alliance of latin american and caribbean communities
  • national council of la raza
  • national day laborer organizing network
  • national immigrant justice center
  • national immigration law center
  • national immigration project
  • picon national network
  • picon national network
  • ufw foundation
  • unite here!
  •  
  •  
  • united we dream
  • women for common sense immigration reform
  •  
  •  
world relief