HANAC Immigration Legal Services
HANAC is a nonprofit service organization founded in Astoria, New York in 1972 by George T. Douris in response to the needs of the growing immigrant community of New York City. The mission of the agency is: "to develop and administer the operation of service programs for the betterment of the community and to provide these services to any and all who are needy without discrimination as to race, creed, national origin or other defining characteristic." Based upon its performance and record of service for 37 years, the agency has become one of New York City's largest and most successful multi-service organizations. HANAC provides a wide range of programs from 17 locations to diverse and multi-ethnic communities, touching the lives of over 30,000 individuals annually.
||Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), NY (Manhattan), Queens, Richmond (Staten Island)
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Adjustment of Status, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
|Types of immigration legal services provided:
||Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
||Citizenship / Civics classes, Department of Justice (DOJ)/Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded services for trafficking victims, Employment services, ESL, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services, Social services
||Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
||English, Greek, Spanish
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
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