National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Chinese Progressive Association

  • Location:
    230 Grand Street Room 504
    New York City, NY 10013
  • Phone:
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:

Based in New York's Chinatown/Lower East Side, the Chinese Progressive Association works towards social and economic justice for our community. We build ties with other communities and support justice and equality for all. We provide educational, advocacy, service, and organizing programs that raise the community's living and working standards, involve residents in the decision making processes that affect our lives, bring together people from of diverse backgrounds and walks of life.

Counties served: NY (Manhattan)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Citizenship / Civics classes, ESL, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Individuals who are not in legal immigration status
Languages spoken: Cantonese Chinese, Chinese, Mandarin Chinese
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? No


Volunteer Coordinator
Mae Lee