| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Center for Immigrant Advancement, Inc.

  • Location:
    1109 SW 8 ST
    Suite B
    Miami, FL 33130
  • Phone:
    (305) 416-7902
  • Fax:
    (305) 285-2333
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

The Center for Immigrant Advancement, Inc. (CIMA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the rights of immigrants and assisting them with their legal and other needs. CIMA provides immigrants to the United States of America with legal, humanitarian, and social aid so that they may assimilate into society in self-reliance and within the law.

Counties served: Miami-Dade
Detention Facilities Served: Krome Service Processing Center (FL)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), 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)
Non-legal services: Citizenship / Civics classes
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, 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: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes


Volunteer Coordinator
Amparo Rodriguez
(305) 416-7902
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