National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Hispanic American Association of East Texas

  • Location:
    1111 E. Erwin St
    Tyler, TX 75702
  • Phone:
    (903) 595-0066
  • Fax:
    (903) 531-0230
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:

The Hispanic American Association of East Texas is a DOJ Recognized non-profit agency. The agency assists and can represent low-income immigrants before United States Citizenship and Immigration Services and Immigration Courts. We assist immigrants with family-based immigration services, deportation, asylum, and other immigration services.

Counties served: Anderson, Angelina, Camp, Cherokee, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Kaufman, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, Smith, Titus, Upshur, Van Zandt, Wood
Detention Facilities Served: Polk County Adult Detention Center (TX)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, 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: Civil Rights, Community Development, Consumer
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Citizenship / Civics classes, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Detained individuals, 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
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Texas Licensed Court Interpreter on Staff.


Volunteer Coordinator
(903) 595-0066