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NILAH is not your lawyer and cannot provide you with extensive legal representation. Instead, NILAH collects your information to assess your eligibility for immigration legal assistance with one of the nonprofit immigration legal service providers that work with us. If it turns out that you are eligible to receive services from a particular not-for-profit immigration legal service provider, we will provide you with your information for further assessment and possible legal representation. North Carolina Legal Help provides a tenant helpline in North Carolina. Renters in North Carolina facing evictions or other housing issues can get free legal aid from legal aid. This toll-free number 1-877-201-6426 speaks directly with legal aid lawyers, paralegals and social workers. This support line allows people to contact housing specialists directly and avoid the general line, avoiding long lines. The helpline is open Monday to Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The North Carolina Justice Center operates an immigration hotline on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Call 1-888-251-2776 (Spanish spoken). If you live in counties in western North Carolina (Buncombe, Madison, Transylvania, Henderson, Polk, and Rutherford County), you can also get help from Pisgah Legal Services by calling (828-253-0406) or requesting help online (in Spanish). Those who need immigration legal assistance can contact NILAH to be connected to the nonprofit immigration legal service provider that can best meet their needs in the shortest possible time. NILAH paralegals take calls, fill out confidential intake selection forms, and direct people to the right organization in their area. NILAH paralegals even have the option of speaking to callers in their first language. If you have HIV or cancer and have legal issues related to your diagnosis, contact Duke University School of Law`s Health Justice Clinic at 919-613-7169. Legal Aid of North Carolina`s Senior Law Project provides free legal advice to North Carolina residents over the age of 60. Call 1-877-579-7562 every day of the work week between 9 a.m.

and 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. North Carolina Legal Aid helps with a variety of legal issues in addition to those listed here. You can access a full list of services offered by Legal Help on their website. You can reach Legal Help through their helpline (1-866-219-5262, Spanish spoken) or by asking for help online. The American Bar Association also runs a remote legal advice clinic called Free Legal Answers. You can ask a non-criminal question, and a volunteer lawyer will answer you by email. Your income must be below a certain level to use this free service. In partnership with Catholic charities, the Center for Legal Immigration Assistance, the Heartland Workers Center, the Immigrant Legal Center, Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, the Nebraska State Bar Association`s Volunteer Lawyers Project, and the Women`s Center for Advancement, the Nebraska Immigration Legal Assistance Hotline (“NILAH”) provides a central hotline and resources for legal aid to low-income immigrants.

The following individuals should contact the legal aid office of their nearest military department for assistance with legal matters: UNC Law School`s clinical programs allow sophomore and junior students to assist low-income North Carolina residents with legal matters. We work with Catholic Charities (CC), Nebraska Hispanic Community Center (CHCN), Immigrant Legal Center (ILC), Women`s Advancement Center (WCA), Lutheran Family Services (LFS) and the Legal Immigration Assistance Center (CLIA). These immigration law service providers employ lawyers and Department of Justice (DOJ) officials who provide immigration advice and representation. Non-profit legal service providers remove cases from the NILAH waiting list if they have room for new clients. The World Relief Immigration Center (919-251-8624, Spanish-speaking) also provides low-cost immigration legal services in Durham, North Carolina. Phone calls are usually answered in less than 5 minutes, but if you are on the phone for more than 5 minutes, you can leave us a voicemail and we will usually call you back the same business day. The average phone call takes about 20 minutes while bilingual paralegals at NILAH ask a series of questions. Make sure you are honest and clear in your answers, as your answers will be used to identify forms of benefit from immigration. The American Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) provides low-cost immigration legal advice in Raleigh, North Carolina. You can ask for help by calling 919-334-0072 (Spanish is spoken). Unfortunately, there are no quick answers to many legal questions.

You may still need to hire a lawyer using the other resources on this page. Those who need immigration legal assistance can contact the NILAH hotline to be connected to a non-profit immigration legal service provider that can best meet their needs in the shortest possible time. NILAH paralegals will answer your calls, fill out confidential intake forms, and direct people to the right organization in your area. NILAH`s paralegals even have the ability to speak to people in their own language. In providing this information, NILAH does not provide legal representation or advice, nor does it create an attorney-client relationship.