Empowering a new generation of Americans
Hispanic Unity works as an outreach center for Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc. which provides FREE legal assistance to low income families. Services are provided every Thursday from 9AM-12pm.These free services are provided by a Paralegal in English and Spanish. The Paralegal makes an assessment of the legal issue and determines the client’s eligibility for their services.
Connect to Legal Aid Service of Broward County for a comprehensive list of services provided by this non-for-profit agency: http://www.legalaid.org/broward/
Hispanic Unity partners with Catholic Charities Legal Services of Broward County, a not-for-profit organization that provides legal assistance to families. Services include: completing immigration forms, such as: Naturalization (N400), Applicationfor Residence(I-485), work permits, Petitions I-130 (spouse-children, parents) among others. They also provide consultations with immigration lawyers at low cost. Fees may apply.
Hispanic Unity is now Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) recognized and able provide expanded naturalization services in English and Spanish.
Citizenship Services & Prices (effective June 1, 2014):
Broward Legal Immigration Program (BLIP):
BLIP [Broward Legal Immigration Project] held its first FREE Immigration Clinic at Hispanic Unity’s Casa Sanjuan Education Center. BLIP is a project led by Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc., Catholic Charities Legal Services, Broward Hispanic Bar Association and Hispanic Unity with partners including the Caribbean Bar Association. Manny pro bono attorneys and law students also actively participate in the program.
Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc., http://www.legalaid.org/broward/ Services include: Children Advocacy Project / Housing, consumer law /special projects
Catholic Charities Legal Services: http://www.miamiarch.org- Services include: Completing immigration forms and consultationwith immigration lawyers.
Broward Hispanic Bar Association: http://www.browardcountyhispanicbar.com include: Lawyers referral services.
Caribbean Bar: http://www.caribbeanbar.org/: working in both the public and private sectors and practice criminal law, civil and commercial litigation, administrative law, family, immigration
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services: www.uscis.gov
-All the work has been done on a pro bono basis through volunteers donating their time and talents