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Catholic Migration Services - Brooklyn Office

Who We Are

Catholic Migration Services (CMS) provides free advice and representation with matters involving immigration, housing, and employment. We have two office locations:

Downtown Brooklyn Office
191 Joralemon Street, 4th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
P: (718) 236-3000
F: (718) 256-9707

Queens Office
47-01 Queens Blvd., Room 203
Sunnyside, NY 11104
P:  (347) 472-3500
F: (347) 472-3501

How to Get Help

Please call during our regular business hours, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

To schedule an appointment:

  • with the Immigration Unit, please call (718) 236-3000 in Brooklyn or (347) 472-3500 in Queens.
  • with the Housing Unit, please call (347)472-3500
  • with the Employment Unit, please call 1-877-525-2267

Who We Serve

  • Kings (Brooklyn) County
  • Queens County
Additional Service Area Info
Immigration: Brooklyn and Queens; Housing : Brooklyn and Queens; Employment: All boroughs in NYC
Language(s) Spoken
  • Arabic / العربية
  • French / Français
  • Haitian Creole / Kreyòl Ayisyen
  • Hindi / हिन्दी
  • Punjabi / ਪੰਜਾਬੀ
  • Spanish / Español
  • Urdu / اردو
Circumstances and languages in which interpreters are provided

We can offer assistance in any language.

Income Guidelines

CMS provides services to clients whose incomes are at or below 125% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. In certain situations, CMS also provides services to persons whose income may exceed this threshold.

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Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Full Legal Representation
  • Brief Advice
  • Pro Se Legal Clinic
  • Self-Help Materials
Description of Services

Immigration Services:
Assistance with affirmative applications for immigration relief to individuals living in Brooklyn and Queens, including Naturalization/citizenship; Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA); Family reunification; Employment authorization; Political asylum; Visas for victims of crime or trafficking; Violence Against Women Act (VAWA); Temporary Protected Status (TPS), assistance to some immigrants in deportation removal proceedings.

Assistance for Tenants:
Representation to Queens tenants with housing problems and questions, such as needed repairs and essential services, eviction notices and threats, housing court proceedings; helping organize tenant associations, leases and rent increases, succession rights, applications for SCRIE and DRIE; landlord threats and harassment.

Assistance for Workers:
Free advice and representation to low-wage workers city wide with problems such as, minimum wage and overtime pay violations; unsafe work conditions; discrimination and harassment.

General Contact Information

Catholic Migration Services - Brooklyn Office
191 Joralemon Street (map)
4th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 236-3000
(718) 256-9707
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Last Review and Update: Nov 25, 2020

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