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Loyola University College of Law - Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice

  • Location:
    7214 St. Charles Avenue
    Box 902
    New Orleans, LA 70118
  • Phone:
    (504) 861-5595
  • Fax:
    (504) 861-5532
  • Contact methods:
    Email
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

The Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice at Loyola University, New Orleans College of Law provides low-income and indigent clients with student representation.

State served: Louisiana
Detention Facilities Served: Tensas Parish Detention Center (LA)

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Habeas Corpus, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: 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
Other areas of legal assistance: Consumer
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, 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, Japanese, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Some services are reserved for existing clients only.

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
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  • women for common sense immigration reform
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