Youth Ministries for Peace & Justice, Inc. - Center for Community Justice
The Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice, Inc. (YMPJ) transforms impoverished neighborhoods by providing youth with educational and spiritual tools to become leaders and activists for peace and social justice. YMPJ is engaged in providing outreach and direct services to low income communities in the South Bronx as well as other sectors in the metropolitan area. We strive to uphold the rights of our residents and aim to support them in their struggles for independence and self reliance.
||Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), NY (Manhattan), Queens, Richmond (Staten Island)
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship
|Types of immigration legal services provided:
||Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
|Other areas of legal assistance:
||Community Development, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Education, Environmental, Housing, Public Benefits, Taxes
||Employment services, Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services, Social services
||Domestic Violence Victims, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
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