Central American Refugee Center (Hempstead Office)
Central American Refugee Center (CARECEN - NY) is a nonprofit organization providing immigration legal services and advocacy to the immigrant community on Long Island. CARECEN's eight attorneys and trained paralegal staff provide immigration assistance at low or no cost.
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas
|Types of immigration legal services provided:
||Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation before the Immigration Court
||Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Citizenship / Civics classes, Department of Justice (DOJ)/Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded services for trafficking victims, ESL, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services
||Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
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