In partnership with CUNY Citizenship Now!, NALEO Educational Fund, and other organizations, Access Justice Brooklyn provides critical assistance to immigrants and other foreign-born New Yorkers. This includes assisting parents with emergency planning if they are detained or deported, helping individuals’ complete naturalization papers, and organizing trainings on immigration law for volunteer attorneys.

Immigration Resources

CUNY Citizenship NOW!: CUNY Citizenship Now! provides free, high quality, and confidential immigration law services to help individuals and families on their path to U.S. citizenship.

Assistance for First-Time Haitian TPS Applicants now through May 17: Get help with your first-time application for Haitian TPS through a new partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA), the NYC Council, and the CUNY Haitian Studies Institute. To make an appointment, call 646-664-9400, or request a call from CUNY Citizenship NOW!

The Citizenship Subway Series monthly through June: The Citizenship Subway Series is your opportunity to apply for U.S. citizenship with free assistance from CUNY Citizenship NOW! legal staff and volunteers one Saturday per month, will end in June. In light of expected fee increases and a revamp of the citizenship test, Dominicanos USA and Univision 41 will join CUNY Citizenship Now! to hold a Special edition of its Citizenship Subway Series to assist about 250 green card holders in determining their eligibility for citizenship and a fee waiver. To register and learn what documents you need to bring, call 646-664-9400, or request a call from CUNY Citizenship NOW!

ActionNYC: ActionNYC offers all New Yorkers free, safe immigration legal help in a network of trusted community-based organizations at community sites, public health facilities, public schools, and libraries.

Resources for Immigrant New Yorkers: Regardless of your immigration status, New York City is here to help. The NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs has compiled a list of resources for Immigrant New Yorkers including immigration legal help, free English classes, and more (translations available on their website).