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
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
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.
- Read this in:
- Spanish / Español