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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:

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.