Citizenship and Immigration
NYC Council Initiative for Free Citywide Legal Services for Immigrants
The NYC Council in partnership CUNY Citizenship Now! will provide provide free high-quality and confidential legal immigration services to help individuals and families on their path to U.S. citizenship. The services, which begin October 1, 2012, will be offered at 30 different locations on a weekly or monthly basis over the next year. Qualified attorneys and paralegals will offer one-on-one consultations and assist qualified immigrants with applying for citizenship at 30 new locations throughout the five boroughs. New Yorkers will have access to a variety of legal services including green card applications, deferred action, citizenship interview coaching and more.
Currently, CUNY Citizenship Now! provides free services at six full-time centers and one part-time. This Council initiative allows for the free services to be offered weekly at seven Council members’ offices in Queens, five in Brooklyn, four in the Bronx, three in Manhattan and one in Staten Island and offered monthly at two offices in Queens, five in Brooklyn, two in the Bronx, one in Manhattan. Locations were selected by analyzing Citizenship Now! data from years past. For a complete list of locations, please click here for more information.
For free assistance with citizenship applications and exam preparation. Weekly citizenship drives on Thursdays.
CUNY Citizenship Now! Centers
CUNY Citizenship Now! Centers provide free, high quality, and confidential immigration law services to help individuals and families on their path to US Citizenship. Working in one-on-one consultations they will help you understand your eligibility for legal benefits and with applications when qualified.
Immigration Center at City College
North Academic Center, Room 1-206
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031
560 W 181st Street
New York, NY 10033
Immigration Center at Hostos Community College
427 Walton Avenue, T-501
Bronx, NY 10451
Medgar Evers College Immigration Center
1150 Carroll St. Room 226
Brooklyn, NY 11225
Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans
31-09 Newtown Ave, Suite 411,
Astoria, NY 11102
Flushing Immigration Center
39-07 Prince Street, Suite 2B
Flushing, NY 11354
CUNY Immigration Center at York College
94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd.
Welcome Center Atrium
Jamaica, NY 11451
College of Staten Island, El Centro and Project Hospitality Immigration Center at The Help Center
514 Bay St.
Staten Island, NY 10304
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