National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Sylvia Rivera Law Project

  • Location:
    147 W 24th St, Fl 5
    New York, NY 10011
  • Phone:
    (212) 337-8550 ext. 308
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:
    No

The Immigrant Justice Project at the Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) works with low-income people and people of color who are transgender, gender nonconforming, and/or intersex (TGNCI) and either seeking legally recognized immigration status or are adjusting to a different immigration status.

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

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, 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 at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
Other areas of legal assistance: Health, Homeless, Prisoners, Public Benefits
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, 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: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Other interpretation can be arranged in advance.