National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Catholic Charities Community Services - Legal Services for Immigrants (New York Office)

  • Location:
    80 Maiden Lane
    13th Floor
    New York, NY 10038
  • Phone:
    (212) 419-3700
  • Fax:
    (212) 751-3197
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Virtual consultations and remote/online legal services available.
  • Appointments accepted:

Catholic Charities Community Services provides services and programs to help immigrants reunite legally with their families, among other immigration-related issues.

Counties served: Bronx, Dutchess, Kings (Brooklyn), NY (Manhattan), Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond (Staten Island), Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: Albanian, Arabic, English, French, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Punjabi, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Turkish, Urdu, Wolof
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: General immigration drop-ins accepted every Thursday (except holidays) starting at 8:30am. Please call in advance to confirm. Also provides services for unaccompanied minors.


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