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Legal Services of New Jersey - Immigration Representation Project

  • Location:
    P.O. Box 1357
    Edison, NJ 08818
  • Phone:
    (732) 572-9100 Ext. 8782
  • Fax:
    (732) 777-7070
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:
    No

Legal Services of New Jersey provides free legal assistance to low-income New Jersey residents for a variety of civil matters.

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

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Habeas Corpus, NACARA, 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: 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: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, Homeless, Housing, Prisoners, Public Benefits, Taxes, Veterans
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, 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: Bengali, English, French, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Adjustment of Status, Employment Authorization, and Naturalization/Citizenship services are contingent upon eligibility for other services.