| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Family and Immigration Rights Center (FIRC)

  • Location:
    1339 Mahan Drive
    Tallahassee, FL 32308
  • Phone:
    (850) 739-0017
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

FIRC works with low-income, non-citizen children and families across North Florida, South Georgia, and South Alabama to overcome barriers to economic and social justice. FIRC’s mission is to promote and protect the basic human rights of non-citizens through a combination of free or low fee direct services, impact litigation, policy reform, and community outreach.

Counties served: Franklin, Gadsden, Leon, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor, Wakulla

Services Provided

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, Removal hearings, 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, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
Non-legal services: Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: French, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Free services for unaccompanied children previously in ORR custody, reduced fee services for adults/families. Can also serve clients from counties in Georgia and Alabama. Georgia counties include: South Georgia and Coastal Lowlands: Effingham, Chatham, Bryson, Liberty, McIntosh, Glynn, Camden, Brantley, Pierce, Charlton, Ware, Bacon, Coffee, Atkinson, Clinch, Echols, Lanier, Lanier, Berrien, Cook, Brooks, Colquitt, Tift, Brooks, Thomas, Grady, Mitchell, Decatur, Baker, Miller, Seminole, Early Alabama counties include: Houston, Henry, Barbour, Pike, Dale, Coffee, Geneva, Crenshaw, Covington, Butler, Lowndes, Montgomery, Butler, Conecuh, Escambia, Dallas, Wilcox, Monroe, Marengo, Clarke, Baldwin, Mobile, Washington, Choctaw, Sumter


Volunteer Coordinator
Ashley Hamill
(850) 739-0017
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