| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Community Legal Center

  • Location:
    243 Adams Ave
    Memphis, TN 38103
  • Phone:
    (901) 543-3395
  • Fax:
    (901) 543-0907
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:

The Community Legal Center (CLC) provides pro bono legal services as well as educational programs to low-income and under-served residents.

State served: Tennessee

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, NACARA, 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)
Other areas of legal assistance: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Elder Law, Family & Juvenile, Housing
Non-legal services: Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other 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, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Can also serve clients from out-of-state within the jurisdiction of the Memphis Immigration Court.


Volunteer Coordinator
Lauren Prater
(901) 487-0465
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