| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law - Immigration Justice Clinic

  • Location:
    55 5th Ave
    11th Floor
    New York, NY 10003
  • Phone:
    (212) 790-0895
  • Fax:
    (212) 790-0256
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

The Immigration Justice Clinic responds to the vital need for quality legal representation for indigent immigrants facing deportation. It represents immigrants facing deportation before federal immigration authorities and in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and represents immigrant community-based organizations on litigation and advocacy projects.

Counties served: Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), NY (Manhattan), Queens, Richmond (Staten Island)
Detention Facilities Served: Hudson County Correctional Facility (NJ), Rikers Island Prison Complex (NY)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Habeas Corpus, Removal hearings
Types of immigration legal services provided: Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Federal court appeals
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights, Prisoners
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other 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: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Can also serve clients from New Jersey. Intake through community-based partners.
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