If you have immigration-related questions, there are nonprofit organizations that provide free or low-cost, high-quality and confidential immigration law services. Below is a list of some resources that are available to assist you. Please beware of fraudulent and deceptive practices by persons posing to be lawyers. We neither endorse nor recommend any particular legal clinic outside of CUNY and this is not a comprehensive list of what may be available for you.
Catholic Charities provides legal consultations, representation and assistance to documented and undocumented newcomers of all nationalities, ethnicities and religions. All matters are treated professionally and confidentially.
IDP’s services include legal advice, impact litigation, legal training, post-conviction relief, Padilla support center, defender support, advocacy, and community defense.
For the free legal helpline call 212-725-6422.
Make the Road builds the power of immigrant and working-class communities to achieve dignity and justice.
For legal services, call:
Make the Road Brooklyn: 718-418-7690
Make the Road Long Island: 631-231-2220
Make the Road Queens: 718-565-8500
Make the Road Staten Island: 718-727-1222
Make the Road Westchester: 914-948-8466
Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation provides Legal representation and application assistance for citizenship, family-based petitions, U Visas, Battered Spouse Waivers, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), removal defense as well as Citizen pathway classes.
For legal services, call 1-800-354-0365 Monday through Friday between 9 am and 5 pm to make an appointment.