National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy

  • Location:
    1431 Elizabeth Ave
    Charlotte, NC 28204
  • Phone:
    (704) 376-1600
  • Toll-free:
  • Fax:
    (980) 585-3652
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Website
  • Appointments accepted:

Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy - Immigrant Justice Program protects low-income and non-English speaking Latino residents and immigrants of other origins from exploitation through legal assistance and a variety of other programs.

Counties served: Alexander, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, McDowell, Mecklenburg, Mitchell, Stanly, Union, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, NACARA, 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: 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, Disability, Elder Law, Employment, Foreclosure, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Public Benefits, Taxes, Veterans
Non-legal services: Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR)
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: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Intake is on Tuesdays