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Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama

  • Location:
    117 Southcrest Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35209
  • Phone:
    (205) 942-5505
  • Toll-free:
    1-866-502-4422
  • Fax:
    (205) 942-5525
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama (HICA) provides a wide range of services to the growing immigrant Latino community in Alabama and the Southeast. HICA's Immigration and Access to Justice program provides direct representation in family-based immigration cases, as well as applications for humanitarian visas for victims of crime and domestic violence. Services include DACA, N-400, VAWA, Consular Processing, Adjustment of Status, Lawful Permanent Resident ("Green Card") renewal, U-Visa, and other related family immigration matters.  HICA is a BIA recognized organization with  three BIA partially accredited staff members. HICA provides services for nominal fees, but consideration is given to those with limited financial resources.

State served: Alabama

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Naturalization/Citizenship, U visas
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Department of Justice (DOJ)/Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded services for trafficking victims, Employment services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Psychological or psychiatric services, Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, 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, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: By appointment only. Financial literacy and tax assistance also provided.