National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Journey's End Refugee Services - Immigration Legal Services Program

  • Location:
    2495 Main St
    Suite 530
    Buffalo, NY 14214
  • Phone:
    (716) 882-4963
  • Fax:
    (716) 882-4977
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Walk-in intakes offered Fridays (10am - 1pm)
  • Appointments accepted:

Journey’s End Refugee Services is a not-for-profit refugee resettlement agency that provides social and legal services to refugees and low-income immigrants in Upstate New York. The Immigration Legal Services Program at Journey's End provides comprehensive pro bono immigration legal services to refugees, asylees, parolees, and other low-income immigrants.

Counties served: Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne, Wyoming, Yates
Detention Facilities Served: Buffalo Federal Detention Facility (NY)

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, 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)
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Citizenship / Civics classes, Employment services, ESL, Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, 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: Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Czech, English, Farsi, French, Georgian, Hindi, Kirundi, Kurdish, Nepali, Pashto, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tajik, Tigrinya, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Karen, Kibembe, Kinyarwanda, Kiganda, Kinyamulenge, Kinyabwisha, Kpelleh, Kiswahili, Lingala, Lorma, Mai Mai. Turkish, Tigrinya
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Pro bono immigration legal services are available. All clients must be low-income and qualify financially.