Migrants and asylum seekers who have arrived in the U.S. on or after January 1, 2022 may contact the below organizations for immigration legal screenings, consultations, change of address and change of venue assistance, and assistance with immigration applications including but not limited to asylum.
African Services Committee (ASC)
Serving African asylum seekers, and other immigrant groups
Phone: 212-222-3882 ext. 2173
Central America Legal Assistance (CALA)
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 10am - 4pm
New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)
Venezuelans and Immigrants Aid, Inc. (VIA)
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Social Media: @vianycorg
PSPP+ provides informational self-help videos and materials for migrants and asylum seekers, and community advocates supporting them.
Topics include Basics of the Immigration Legal System, Assisting Asylum Seekers in Completing their I-589 Forms, Tips for Filling Out the I-589 Asylum Application, Self-Representation in Court, Employment Authorization Documents, and others.
In this video series, Commissioner Manuel Castro of the NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs provides important information for asylum seekers entering New York City as they navigate the immigration and asylum process.
The following informational videos cover topics like updating your address, meetings with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), legal documents, court dates, and more.
Disclaimer: This video series contains information, not legal advice. Anyone needing legal advice should consult with a licensed attorney.