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Main Street Legal Services, Inc., Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic

Who We Are

Third year legal interns at the Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic at CUNY Law School represent asylum seekers, battered spouses, suppression cases and legal permanent residents with criminal convictions in USCIS interviews, administrative hearings in Immigration Court and at the Board of Immigration Appeals. In addition, our program offers community projects including: legal advice and application assistance at community sites on naturalization, family petitions, adjustment of status and consular processing, counseling or representation to community members approached for information by the FBI, and know your rights course at community organizations or places of worship. All services are free and confidential.

Who We Serve

Area(s)
  • Queens County
Language(s) Spoken
  • Bengali / বাংলা
  • Hindi / हिन्दी
  • Spanish / Español
  • Urdu / اردو
Circumstances and languages in which interpreters are provided

Interpreters provided in other languages as needed.

Your family's income should be at or below the following percentage of the federal poverty level
150
Is this organization accessible by wheelchair?
YES
Does this organization provide access for the hearing impaired?
NO

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Full Legal Representation
  • Brief Advice
Description of Services

We provide representation in many provisions of the Violence Against Women Act, including cancellation of removal, gender violence asylum, removal of conditional status, self-petitions and U visas.

Political asylum representation in affirmative hearings, Immigration Court or BIA appeals.

Referrals generally come through community based organizations and are accepted depending on space available.

Legal consultation, application assistance, and referrals.

How to Get Help

You can contact this organization by:

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Phone Number
(718) 340-4300
Hours
Monday
09:00 - 05:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 05:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 05:00
Thursday
09:00 - 05:00
Friday
09:00 - 05:00
Information

Intake is always closed during the summer months. Referrals generally come through community based organizations and a accepted depending on space available.

General Contact Information

Address
Main Street Legal Services, Inc., Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic
2 Court Square (map)
Long Island City, NY 11101
Phone
(718) 340-4300
Fax
(718) 340-4478
Email
Last Review and Update: Dec 07, 2012

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