| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Immigrant Justice Corps at Brooklyn Public Library

  • Location:
    Brooklyn, NY 11238
  • Phone:
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC) services at Brooklyn Public Library include full screenings to determine eligibility for immigration benefits, assistance filing applications for DACA, green card applications and renewals, TPS, naturalization, work permits, among others; and referrals to trusted immigration specialists. IJC services are free and done under the supervision of experienced immigration attorneys. Immigrant Justice Corps's goal is to use legal assistance to lift immigrant families out of poverty--helping them access secure jobs, quality health care, and life-changing educational opportunities. Immigrant Justice Corps recruits talented lawyers and college graduates from around the country and partners them with New York City's leading non-profit legal services providers and community-based organizations to offer a broad range of immigration assistance.

Counties served: Kings (Brooklyn)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), 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
Non-legal services: Citizenship / Civics classes, Employment services, ESL, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
Languages spoken: English, Haitian Creole, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Services available by appointment only.
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