St. Thomas University, School of Law - Human Rights Institute (Broward County Office)
The Human Rights Institute at St. Thomas University, School of Law seeks to promote the dignity of every human being through research, education on human rights issues, social advocacy, and direct services to individuals and families who are seeking assistance with their immigration status.
|Detention Facilities Served:
||Broward Transitional Center (FL)
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Employment authorization, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, U visas
|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)
||Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Office Of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)-funded services for trafficking victims, Referrals to other services
||Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
||English, French, Haitian Creole, Spanish
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
|Nominal fee charged?
||Most services are available for Cuban/Haitian clients only.