Immigration and Citizenship Issues

Below you can find helpful resources for immigration and citizenship issues in Tennessee. You can also find details on how to seek assistance or aid from a lawyer, if needed.



Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition Resource Guide

Find details about immigration and citizenship rights from the Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition.


Justice for Our Neighbors of Tennessee

This page has information about Justice for Our Neighbors of Tennessee. This group aims to provide low-cost, high quality immigration legal services to survivors of persecution, violence, and poverty.


Application Support Center for TN

Find contact information, hours, and directions for the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service's Application Support Center in your area.


Southern Migrant Legal Services

Southern Migrant Legal Services helps with the legal needs of migrant and seasonal agricultural workers in Tennessee. They focus on legal issues arising out of workers' employment situations.


University of TN College of Law Immigration Clinic

This law clinic represents unaccompanied minor children and asylum seekers in East Tennessee in their applications for humanitarian immigration relief.


Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence - Immigrant Legal Clinic

The Tennessee Coalition Immigrant Legal Clinic provides legal advice and representation to immigrant and trafficked victims of domestic or sexual violence in Tennessee.


Additional Resources

Standard Forms for Immigration/Citizenship Issues

At this link, you can access all forms from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration.

Legal Advice:

TN Free Legal Answers

If you are in Tennessee, the website, Free Legal Answers,  allows you to ask a lawyer for help with a legal issue at no cost.  It is fast and easy, and all you need is a computer. This is a FREE service for people who cannot afford a lawyer. 

How it works: 

  • You will answer a few questions to see if you qualify for their service. If you qualify, you will have the option to create an account.
  • If you are eligible, you can ask their volunteer attorneys a non-criminal legal question.
  • Once your question receives a response, you will get an email. You will need to sign into the website to read your response and ask any additional questions.

Visit to sign up.

Find Representation:

Statewide Directory

The Statewide Directory provides information regarding Legal Aid Attorneys and other agencies by county in Tennessee.


Still need assistance? Please speak to a librarian at your local library – they may have additional resources to assist you.



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