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Hawaii Immigrant Justice Center at the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii

  • Location:
    245 N Kukui Street
    Ste. 104
    Honolulu, HI 96817
  • Phone:
    (808) 536-8826
  • Toll-free:
    1-800-499-4302
  • TTY:
    (808) 536-4302
  • Fax:
    (808) 537-4644
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

The Hawaii Immigrant Justice Center (HIJC) at the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii provides legal assistance and representation to: Children and adult immigrant victims of human trafficking, domestic violence, sexual assault, and other victims of violent crimes escape their abusive situation and start a safe life through immigrant crime victim visas; Children and youth who have been abused, neglected or abandoned apply for permanent immigration status through special immigrant juvenile visas; Families by keeping them together or helping them reunite. HIJC can provide assistance with family visas and limited assistance in removal hearings; Legal permanent residents to become U.S. citizens through naturalization; Immigrants with limited English proficiency by informing them and advocating for them to ensure their rights to equal access to government and government-funded services.

State served: Hawaii

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Employment authorization, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation before the Immigration Court
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, Homeless, Public Benefits
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
Languages spoken: English, Hindi, Marshallese, Vietnamese
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Services are subject to LSC funding restrictions. This office can help victims of certain crimes.