| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Cabrini Immigrant Services of NYC, Inc.

  • Location:
    701 Fort Washington Ave
    New York, NY 10040
  • Phone:
    (212) 791-4590 x100
  • Fax:
    (212) 791-4592
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Phone calls,
  • Appointments accepted:

Cabrini Immigrant Services of NYC (CIS) is a multi-service agency that provides legal, supportive, and educational services to the immigrant community in NYC. CIS empowers the immigrant community by providing the following services in a linguistically and culturally appropriate manner: family based immigration representation, case management, advocacy, collage preparation, civic participation, food pantry services, ESOL classes, and educational workshops surrounding issues of immigrant access to higher education, health care, and immigrant rights.

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

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, 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: Civil Rights, Community Development, Education
Non-legal services: Department of Justice (DOJ)/Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded services for trafficking victims, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Psychological or psychiatric services, Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes


Volunteer Coordinator
Ella Nimmo
(212) 791-4590 Ext 107
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