Legal Aid Society
Immigration Law Unit

Address:120-46 Queens Blvd. Kew Gardens NY 11415
World Wide Web: http://www.legal-aid.org/


Offers free and confidential legal services to immigrants who are unable to afford private legal counsel. Serves immigrants living in the five boroughs of NYC and nine surrounding counties. Assistance is offered in the following areas: applications for permanent residency; naturalization and citizenship applications; relative petitions; applications for employment authorization; applications for asylum; self-petitioning and waivers for battered spouses of citizens and permanent residents; replacement of lost immigration documents; representation in deportation and exclusion proceedings; government benefits advocacy. IMMIGRANT COMMUNITIES OUTREACH PROJECT Services are provided at four sites in Queens; visit the Legal Aid Society web site for details.

Location information:

Main Office: 199 Water Street, New York, NY 10038; 212-440-4300; FAX 212-509-8753; Rockaway Office: 1600 Central Ave., Far Rockaway, NY 11691; 718-337-4900


Mon-Fri 9-5.

Eligibility Requirements:

Call for appointment.

Fees/Methods of Payment:Free.
Access for People with Disabilities:None.

Services Offered:Immigration / Naturalization Legal ServicesLegal CounselingLegal Representation
Languages Offered:ChineseFrenchItalianKoreanPersian (Farsi)RussianSpanish
Target Groups(By Need):Immigrants