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Human Rights Initiative of North Texas

  • Location:
    2801 Swiss Ave
    Dallas, TX 75204
  • Phone:
    (214) 855-0520
  • Toll-free:
    1-866-902-2954
  • Fax:
    (214) 855-0793
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

Human Rights Initiative (HRI) promotes international human rights through local service to refugees and immigrants who have suffered human rights abuses.

Counties served: Archer, Baylor, Clay, Collin, Cottle, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Foard, Franklin, Grayson, Hardeman, Hood, Hunt, Jack, Johnson, Kaufman, Lamar, Montague, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Red River, Rockwall, Somervell, Tarrant, Wichita, Wilbarger, Wise, Young

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, 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), Federal court appeals
Non-legal services: Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, 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? No
Other information: Services contingent upon financial eligibility. HRI serves individuals who have been victims of persecution, violent crime, or domestic violence, and children who have been abused, abandoned, or neglected by their parents.

Volunteering

Volunteer Coordinator
Layne Faulkner
(214) 855-0520