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Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.

  • Location:
    714-716 S. Clinton Avenue
    Suite B
    Trenton, NJ 08611
  • Phone:
    (609) 688-0881
  • Fax:
    (609) 964-1651
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

The Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc. (LALDEF) is a grass roots nonprofit organization formed to defend the civil rights of Latin Americans, and facilitate their access to health care and education, as well as to advance cross-cultural understanding in the Mercer County regional area.

Counties served: Burlington, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Naturalization/Citizenship, 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)
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights, Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Education, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Health, Public Benefits, Taxes
Non-legal services: Citizenship / Civics classes, Employment services, ESL, Health services, Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Initial consultation is $35