Last week Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the formation of a new joint task force to target those who prey on immigrants. “Our joint city-state anti-fraud task force will stop fraudsters in their tracks and provide a safe place for immigrant fraud victims to come forward,” said Mayor de … Read moreImmigrants Safer from Fraud
New Yorkers with an immigration question can call the New York State New Americans Hotline, 1-800-566-7636, for general information and referrals on immigration and naturalization questions. New York State has the second largest immigrant population in the nation, which includes more than 1.2 million immigrants who reside outside the New York City area. New Yorkers … Read moreHave immigration questions? New hotline can help
Earlier this year, the NYC nonprofit The Door announced a new DACA initiative. Through a special grant from the New York City government, they are now able to provide free legal services for DACA for immigrant youth between 15 and 24 years old. They are also able cover the application cost ($465!) for clients … Read moreNew program pays for cost of DACA application
Finding free or low-cost immigration help has gotten easier. You can now use the National Immigration Legal Services Directory to search for immigration legal services providers by state, county, or detention facility. Only nonprofit organizations that provide free or low-cost immigration legal services are included in this directory. For additional questions about this directory you … Read moreLooking for free or low-cost immigration legal assistance?