Church World Service (New York Office)
Church World Service (CWS) works with partners in the U.S. and around the world to build interfaith and intercultural coalitions to eradicate hunger and poverty and promote peace and justice. Together, we're supporting sustainable grassroots development, disaster relief, and refugee assistance. In the United States we're helping communities respond to disasters, we're resettling refugees, we're promoting fair national and international policies, and we're providing educational resources. CWS New York provides immigration legal services to underserved populations throughout the tri-state area.
||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, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas
|Types of immigration legal services provided:
||Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
||Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services
||Domestic Violence Victims, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
|Nominal fee charged?
||Provides representation at USCIS interviews. Also provides refugee resettlement services on a national level and support for affiliate-based immigration legal services. This organization can accept clients statewide.