| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Rutgers-Newark Immigrant Rights Clinic

  • Location:
    123 Washington St
    Newark, NJ 07102
  • Phone:
    (973) 353-5292
  • Fax:
    (973) 353-3397
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

The Immigrant Rights Clinic, the newest of the Rutgers-Newark clinics, serves the local and national immigrant population through a combination of individual client representation and broader advocacy projects. Under faculty supervision, students represent immigrants seeking various forms of relief from removal, including asylum for persecuted individuals; protection for victims of human trafficking; protection for battered immigrants; protection for victims of certain types of crimes; protection for abused, abandoned, or neglected immigrant children; and cancellation of removal.

State served: New Jersey

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Asylum applications, T visas, 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), Federal court appeals
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
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
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