Justice for Our Neighbors is a faith driven ministry, welcoming immigrants into our communities by providing high quality, immigration legal services, education, and advocacy.
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From now until December 31, 2013, your donation to TNJFON will go twice as far! Courtesy of a grant from the National JFON Board of Directors and the United Methodist Church your contribution to TNJFON will receive a 100% match. You can click on the “Donate Now” button below to support TNJFON immediately!
Meet Our Clients
“Alicia” was a victim of victim of domestic violence whose husband beat her nearly to the point of unconsciousness in front of their two young children and tried to run over the family with his vehicle when they returned home to get clothes and shoes. Through the efforts of Justice For Our Neighbors of Tennessee, she was able to get a Victim of Crime visa, enabling her to better provide for her two children and prevent her abuser from threatening further harm because of her immigration status.
Estefan came to the United States with his mother in 2004. After her death, Estefan was alone in a strange land without identification or immigrant documentation. Through Justice For Our Neighbors of Tennessee, Estefan has applied for Special Immigrant juvenile Status. Now 16, he is most excited about getting a drivers license.
Active Cases as of January 1, 2013
98 individuals (81 families)
- 63 U visas and family members
- 19 Green Cards
- 3 Special Immigrant Juvenile Status petitions (unaccompanied minors)
- 15 Other (Naturalization and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)
- 424 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals with the help of 584 pro bono hours from 45 volunteer attorneys
- Visas for victims (U visas) received: 6 in 2012, 129 since founding in 2008
- Green cards: 14 in 2012, 64 since founding in 2008
- Citizenship applications: 2
- Legal Consultations: 114
- Coordinated American Immigration Lawyers Association pro bono legal clinic with 200+ consultations