National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation

  • Location:
    45 Wadsworth Ave
    Floor 7
    New York, NY 10033
  • Phone:
    (212) 822-8300
  • Fax:
    (212) 740-9646
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:

Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC) is a community-based, nonprofit organization that serves low-income and underserved New Yorkers.  Based in Washington Heights and the Bronx, NMIC provides legal and social services to those living throughout New York City.

Counties served: Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), NY (Manhattan), Queens, Richmond (Staten Island)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, 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 before the Immigration Court
Other areas of legal assistance: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Family & Juvenile, Housing, Public Benefits
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Citizenship / Civics classes, Department of Justice (DOJ)/Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded services for trafficking victims, Employment services, ESL, Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Psychological or psychiatric services, Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Services are also available for victims of domestic violence.