Volunteer Guide

American Friends Service Committee - Immigrant Rights Program (Newark Office)

  • Location:
    89 Market St
    6th Floor
    Newark, NJ 07102
  • Phone:
    (973) 643-1924
  • Fax:
    (973) 643-8924

American Friends Service Committee's (AFSC) Immigrant Rights Program provides legal services, advocacy, and organizing to immigrant communities in New Jersey.

State served: New Jersey
Detention Facilities Served: Elizabeth Contract Detention Facility (NJ), Essex County Correctional Facility (NJ)

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, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
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, French, Spanish

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes