|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Habeas Corpus, 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:
||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:
||Education, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, Housing, Public Benefits
||Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Housing referrals, Legislative advocacy (state or national), Psychological or psychiatric services, Referrals to other services, Social services
||Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
||Arabic, English, French, Haitian Creole, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, Urdu
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
|Nominal fee charged?
||Detained removal defense cases are picked up through internal referrals or through BDS's role as assigned counsel under the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project and includes representation of New York City residents and residents of Long Island and some upstate New York counties. Other immigration cases are referred internally. From time to time BDS also holds community law clinics and accepts referrals from other community-based organizations.