Ensuring Justice through Comprehensive Legal Services

A Commitment to High-Quality Representation for Florida’s Immigrant Community

Florida ILJ is an immigration legal services non-profit that seeks justice for our immigrant neighbors through high-quality legal representation, application assistance, advocacy, and education on issues facing immigrants.

Throughout the state of Florida, ILJ represents a variety of immigrants on cases pertaining to humanitarian-based relief, including asylum, Citizenship, family petitions, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Deportation Defense, Adjustment of Status, and more. Our attorneys seek to provide first-rate services to our clients regardless of their ability to pay. All of our legal services are provided absolutely free.

A Lifeline for Persecuted Individuals

Our Asylum Program

People flee their home countries for various reasons, often escaping persecution based on race, religion, political ideology, gender, ethnicity, or social group affiliation, qualifying them for asylum. Our Miami-based asylum program’s attorneys provide representation to ensure no one is forced back to a life of persecution, torture, or potential death. We assist with work authorization, removal dismissal or proceedings, asylum applications & court appearances, and provide tailored legal representation. To check your eligibility for our asylum program, schedule an advice and counsel session here.

Our Comprehensive Naturalization Program

Embracing Citizenship

Naturalization transforms lawful U.S. residents into citizens, a rigorous and expensive process that our attorneys skillfully guide clients through. In partnership with Learning Empowered, we offer a comprehensive Citizenship Program based in Tampa Bay. This includes Citizenship Instruction Classes, assistance with Naturalization applications, and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes, delivered in a flexible hybrid model accessible statewide. For more information about our ESOL and Citizenship classes, visit Learning Empowered. If you’re prepared to apply for Citizenship, schedule an appointment with us today.

Other Services

Florida ILJ extends its services beyond established programs. Immigrants with humanitarian relief cases may qualify for our representation. While we strive to take as many cases as possible, those we can’t accommodate are referred to other area nonprofits. The case types listed below represent our most commonly provided services.

If you believe you qualify for these or other forms of humanitarian relief, you may schedule an Advice and Counsel appointment to explore your options here.