Know Your Rights
- Immigrant Defense Project’s Ice Raids Toolkit
- Emergency Plan in Case of the Detention or Deportation of Family Members
- 5-Things You Should Know Fact Sheet on Discriminatory HarassmentAvailable in both English and Spanish.
Anti-Defamation League (ADL) (212-885-7700)
ADL fights anti-semitism and pursues fair treatment for all through legislatures, the courts and the public square—both federally and at the grassroots. Find your local ADL here. Report an anti-semitic incident here.
Border Angels (619-487-0249)
Border Angels is an all volunteer, non profit organization that advocates for human rights, humane immigration reform, and social justice with a special focus on issues related to issues related to the US-Mexican border.
Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) (202-488-8787)
If someone is discriminated against because of their Islamic faith that person can call CAIR and we will provide advocacy and sometimes legal services to help them obtain a satisfactory resolution to their concern.
Families for Freedom (Hotline: 646-290-5551)
Families for Freedom is a New York-based multi-ethnic human rights organization by and for families facing and fighting deportation.
Immigrant Defense Project (Legal Services Hotline: 212-725-6422)
Legal Aid Society ICE Deportation Hotline (844-955-3425)
An emergency 24-hour hotline established by the Legal Aid Society for panicked residents in the New York City area and beyond, in part, concerning expired VISAs and deportation orders.
Legal Aid Society: Immigration Law Unit (Detention Hotline for clients: 212-577-3456)
This hotline is for non-citizen New Yorkers detained by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at the Bergen, Monmouth, Hudson and Sussex County jails in New Jersey and/or their family members, may call for advice and possible legal representation on their cases. Immigrants detained at other immigration detention facilities and in upstate new York prisons and/or their family members can call the hotline for advice only.
When to call: The hotline operates on Wednesdays from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Collect calls from detention facilities and prisons are accepted. Non-citizens with pending Immigration Court cases at 26 Federal Plaza or at 201 Varick Street (non-detained) should go to the Immigration Representation Project (IRP) on the 12th floor at 26 Federal Plaza, room 1207. Screening is held one week a month, Tuesday through Friday, from 9 to 11 a.m. Call (212) 577-3300 to obtain the schedule for IRP screening days.
Through a number of signature projects, the Immigration Law Unit provides consultation and representation to immigrants in the following legal areas:
- Deportation/removal defense
- Family-based petitions
- Naturalization applications
- Change of status
- VAWA (Violence Against Women Act) self-petitions
- Employment/workplace issues
- Youth representation
Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Safe Horizon Immigration Law Project (24-Hour Hotline: 1-800-621-4673) (Legal Help: 718-943-8632)
Monday-Friday 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Women’s Justice NOW
Monday, Apr 23 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm ALLY EVENT: Gun Violence is a Women's Issue with Downtown Women for Change
Tuesday, Apr 24 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm Bystander Intervention Training
Wednesday, Apr 25 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm ALLY EVENT: Rally Against Sexual Assault
Thursday, Apr 26 | 6:30pm - 9:00pm Deeper Glimpse into City Council: Perspectives of Newly Elected Women of Color
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