National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Safe Harbor Project - Brooklyn Law School

  • Location:
    BLS Legal Service, Corp.
    250 Joralemon Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Phone:
    (718) 780-7994
  • Fax:
    (718) 780-0376
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Mail/Letter
  • Appointments accepted:

The Safe Harbor Project is a law school clinic that provides representation to asylum seekers and other applicants for humanitarian relief (U and T visas) and individuals in removal proceedings. We handle both affirmative and defensive cases.

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

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Asylum applications, Removal hearings, 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 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: Community Development, Disability, Nonprofit Organizations
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: This is a law school clinic with a limited case load capacity. Most cases are accepted by referrals from other nonprofits. We do not have the present capacity to represent individuals in detention.