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Legal Resources

Immigration Legal Assistance

Citizenship Eligibility
Are you eligible to apply for U.S. citizenship? (PDF)
Immigration Legal Process
Naturalization, citizenship guides, and green card questions compiled by Boundless.
Know Your Rights
Know Your Rights resources, information, and guides on a variety of topics around immigrant rights from Make the Road New York.
LGBTQ+ Immigrants and Asylum Seekers
Immigration Equality, an organization that provides legal assistance for LGBTQ+ and HIV-positive immigrants and asylum seekers in New York City.
National Immigration Legal Services Directory
List of organizations in NYC that handle a wide variety of immigration cases, compiled by the Immigration Advocates Network.
Pro-Bono Immigration Legal Services
Pro-bono lawyers and free legal immigration services in NY by Documented.
Resources for Undocumented Immigrants
Legal resources available to undocumented, as well as documented, immigrants.

Miscellaneous Legal Assistance

Anti-Asian Hate
Anti-discrimination toolkit for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) New Yorkers.
Civil rights discrimination reporting.
The Attorney General urges those experiencing hate crimes and bias incidents to report them by emailing the Attorney General’s Civil Rights Bureau. or call 1-800-771-7755
Business Law - VOLS Microenterprise Project
Pro-bono legal services for small business owners and microentrepreneurs/microenterprises, including immigrant-run businesses. Services include drafting contracts, reviewing government documents,and commercial leases.
Legal Service Orgs in NYC
List of NYC-based pro bono legal aid providers.
NYCHR Report Discrimination
NYC Human Rights office discrimination reporting page (not an official complaint filing).
U.S. EEOC Report Discrimination
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reporting site for discrimination reporting at work.

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