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Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy

  • Location:
    620 Oak Harbor Blvd
    Ste 203
    Slidell, LA 70458
  • Phone:
    (985) 643-6186
  • Fax:
    (985) 643-6118
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Phone calls, Spanish Line: (985) 788-7917
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

The Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy (GCCLP) is a nonprofit, public interest law firm and justice center with a mission to promote ecological equity in communities of color on the front lines of climate change. Through our human rights-based legal services, advocacy and training, GCCLP works to create structural balance in law, society, and community. GCCLP Legal Services provides access to justice for residents, tribes, and community-based organizations on the front lines of the nation's justice struggles. We offer free and low-cost legal services on humanitarian immigration & asylum.

State served: Louisiana
Detention Facilities Served: Saint Tammany Parish Jail (LA), South Louisiana Correctional Center (LA)

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, Employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, 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
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights, Community Development, Disaster and Emergency Assistance, Elder Law, Employment, Environmental, Foreclosure, Nonprofit Organizations
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), ESL, Language services, 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
Languages spoken: Arabic, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Garifuna
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: We serve the Gulf Coast in immigration matters, including TX, LA, MS, AL, and FL.

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!
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  • united we dream
  • women for common sense immigration reform
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