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Arab American Association of New York

  • Location:
    7111 5th Ave.
    Brooklyn, NY 11209
  • Phone:
    (718) 745-3523
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

Our mission is to support and empower the Arab Immigrant and Arab American community by providing services to help them adjust to their new home and become active members of society. Our aim is for families to achieve the ultimate goals of independence, productivity, and stability.

Counties served: Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), NY (Manhattan)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, 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), Federal court appeals
Other areas of legal assistance: Community Development, Disability, Education, Nonprofit Organizations, Public Benefits
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Citizenship / Civics classes, Psychological or psychiatric services, Referrals to other services
Populations served: 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: Arabic, English, French, Signers for the deaf: ASL, Spanish, Urdu
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No