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City Bar Justice Center

  • Location:
    42 W. 44th St
    New York, NY 10036
  • Phone:
    (212) 382-6710
  • Fax:
    (212) 354-7438
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls, Legal Hot Line: (212) 626-7383

The Immigrant Justice Project (IJP) of the City Bar Justice Center (CBJC) assists low-income survivors of violent crimes, including intimate-partner violence, trafficking, sexual assault, child abuse, hate crimes, and applicants for others forms of immigration relief. Staff and trained volunteer attorneys assist foreign nationals with relief under the federal Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), U & T non-immigrant status (U or T visas), Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, asylum, the Convention Against Torture, Temporary Protected Status, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and other immigration relief. In addition, immigration experts from CBJC regularly conduct trainings, outreach events, and legal clinics to keep vulnerable communities apprised of updates to complex immigration laws. Services are generally limited to asylum or U, T or VAWA relief for survivors of violent crimes. This organization will appear at New York City Immigration Courts located at 26 Federal Plaza and Varick St.

Counties served: Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), NY (Manhattan), Queens, Richmond (Staten Island)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Asylum applications, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes