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Legal Services in Atlanta & the Metro-Atlanta Area

Legal aid for pro se and self-represented litigants

Tahirih Justice Center

Tahirih Justice Center

Address:

230 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 1960,

Atlanta, GA 30303

Email:

 atlanta@tahirih.org.

***NOTE: they do NOT take walk-ins

Information:

  • Provides free legal AND social services to immigration women and girls fleeing violence in the Atlanta area.
  • Goal is to protect immigrant women and girls who live in the US and have a legitimate claim to legal status.
    • To provide culturally sensitive, trauma-informed legal reproduction from the start to the finish of a case.
    • To offer holistic services- providing wrap-around social services case management and representation in family courts.

Legal Services offered:

  • Screening, assessment, counsel and advice, and/or full-scale legal representation.
  • Gender-based asylum (for individuals who have suffered or fear that they will suffer persecution in their home country)
  • Violence Against Women’s Act Petitions (for battered spouses, parents, and/or children)
  • T Visas (for survivors of trafficking)
  • U visas (for survivors of certain types of crimes on U.S. soil)
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (for abused, abandoned, or neglected children)

Latin American Association

Latin American Association

ATLANTA LOCATION

Address:

2750 Buford Hwy.

Atlanta, GA 30324

Phone:

404-638-1800

Website:

https://thelaa.org/

Information:

The Latin American Association offers affordable legal services to help eligible individual obtain immigration benefits. This work includes direct services to provide general immigration legal services, domestic violence legal service, and removal defense legal services.

 

LAWRENCEVILLE LOCATION

Address:

308 North Clayton St.

Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Phone:

678-205-1018

404 -702 -0271 (For immigration appointments only)

Infomration:

  • Legal Services specializing in:
    • Individual and family-based legal services
    • Legal services for victims of domestic violence
    • Removal defense for adult and unaccompanied children
    • Naturalization and citizenship applications
    • Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
    • Work permits
    • Deferred Actions for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
  • LAA does not accept cases regarding employment-based, student and tourist visas nor offer legal representation of individuals detained by the Dept of Homeland Security (DHS).
  • Victims of domestic violence may be eligible for immigration relief. We offer no-cost legal representation for immigrant victims of domestic violence (404-638-1812)

Center for Pan Asian Community Services

Center for Pan Asian Community Services 

Address:

3510 Shallowford Rd. NE

Atlanta, GA 30341

Website: 

https://cpacs.org/

Phone:

770-936-0969

LEGAL AND IMMIGRATION services

  • CPAC’s legal department is committed to the practice of Immigration and Nationality Law.
  • This department represents clients all over the US and from other countries around the world.
    • Immigration issues:
      • Employment-based petitions
      • Marriage petitions
      • Visa extension
      • Change of status
      •  Naturalization.

 

New American Pathways

New American Pathways

Phone:

404-299-6099

Website: 

http://newamericanpathways.org/

Address:

233 Henderson Mill rd., NE, Suite 100

Atlanta, GA 30345

Information:

  • Provides more than 5,000 refugees per year with necessary tools to rebuild their lives and achieve long-term success.
  • Specially designed programs provide proven pathways for refuges and other immigrants who want to become a productive, contributive members of Georgia Communities.
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