Immigration Resources during COVID-19
- Advocates for Children
Live Updates on COVID-19 and resources: https://bit.ly/2xOt8Fc.
- American Civil Liberties Union
“The ACLU is working nationwide to ensure the burdens of the outbreak and the government’s actions do not unfairly fall on our most vulnerable communities....” View ACLU’s full response: https://bit.ly/2yve2EH
For the Legal Intake Department, call (212) 607-3300 or visit: https://bit.ly/3bTgsvm.
- Bronx Defenders
Office is closed due to COVID-19, but will continue to appear in court to the extent permitted.
For emergency support, call: (347) 778-1266. To reach a staff member or reception staff, call: (718) 838-7878
- Bronx Legal Services
To speak to an intake officer in any language, call 917-661-4500.
- Bronx Works, Inc.
Bronxworks assists with some immigrant applications. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. For online ESOL classes, contact Noah Veloz at (718) 508-3112.
- Brooklyn Defender Services
Offices are closed to visitors until further notice, but staff will continue to be in court to handle intake, arraignments, and emergencies
Call (718) 564-6290. To access their staff directory, visit http://bds.org/staff.
- Camba Legal Services (CLS)
CLS is by appointment only. All services will be offered remotely by phone or email. For an appointment, call 311 and ask to be connected to Action NYC, which schedules appointments citywide, including with CLS immigration staff.
- Catholic Charities Community Services (Refugee Resettlement)
For their Help Line, call (888) 744-7900 or fill out this form: https://bit.ly/2XfgIAz.
- CUNY Citizenship Now Program
Legal services will be provided remotely. CUNY Citizenship Now! will continue to provide consultations on all family-based and naturalization cases. However, their assistance with applications will be limited to green card renewals, citizenship, DACA, and TPS. All other applications will resume when offices reopen to the public.
Contact a location nearest you: https://bit.ly/3bTmyM5. For general questions, call us (646)-664-9400.
- El Centro del Inmigrante
To reach their job center, connecting skilled day laborers to jobs in the community, call: 347-825-2086.
For further support on housing, health, and education, reach El Centro’s program line at 718-420-6466.
- Immigrant Movement International
Centro Corona has closed until further notice. Find resources in English and Spanish here: https://bit.ly/39L7GOv.
- Legal Services NYC
Legal Services NYC is still taking calls, but working remotely. Call 917-661-4500 or visit: https://www.legalservicesnyc.org
- Make the Road NY
Make the Road NY will continue to provide online classes, screenings, legal counseling, health access and other services to the community. Reach a hotline in your neighborhood:: https://bit.ly/2URCrNm (English and Spanish)
For questions about legal programs, including DACA, call (718) 360-6655 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Mercy Center
Programs and activities are currently cancelled. The Program Director is contacting participants with current cases by phone and responding to new callers seeking immigration assistance.
For more information, call 718-993-2789 or email email@example.com.
- Mott Haven Community Partnership
Learn about federal public programs supporting immigrant families during COVID-19, including health care and unemployment insurance: https://bit.ly/3aJUD0m.
- New Immigrant Community Empowerment (NICE)
NICE builds the individual and collective power of immigrant workers. NICE is calling on city and state officials to provide immigrant workers with food and rent vouchers, regardless of their immigration status. Learn more: https://www.nynice.org
- New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)
Offices are closed, but you can reach a new hotline number for immigrants during the COVID-19 crisis at 929-356-9582, open Mondays through Fridays, 10 AM-1 PM.