National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Queens Legal Services (Legal Services of NYC)

  • Location:
    89-00 Sutphin Blvd
    5th Floor
    Jamaica, NY 11435
  • Phone:
    (347) 592-2200
  • Fax:
    (347) 592-2294
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Fax
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

Queens Legal Services is an organization devoted to providing free civil legal services to low-income and underserved residents of Queens County.

Counties served: Queens
Detention Facilities Served: Rikers Island Prison Complex (NY)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, 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), Federal court appeals
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights, Community Development, Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Disaster and Emergency Assistance, Education, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Public Benefits, Taxes, Veterans
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Department of Justice (DOJ)/Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded services for trafficking victims, Housing referrals, Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Office Of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)-funded services for trafficking victims, Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: Albanian, Chinese, Croatian, English, French, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Pashto, Serbian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Urdu
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Services are subject to LSC restrictions.