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Event: Advocacy on Immigrant and Muslim Rights

A PANEL DISCUSSION WITH EXPERTS AT THE FOREFRONT OF ADVOCATING FOR POLICIES AND PRACTICES PROTECTING IMMIGRANT AND MUSLIM RIGHTS.  March 9th, 2017

Organizations represented by Panelists:

CCNY Dream Team (Student Club)
Facebook: CCNY Dream Team
Twitter: @CCNYDreamTeam
ccnydreamteam@gmail.com
Faculty Advisor: Tatyana Kleyn, tkleyn@ccny.cuny.edu

CUNY CLEAR
E-mail: cunyclear@law.cuny.edu
Phone: (718) 340-4558
http://www.law.cuny.edu/academics/clinics/immigration/clear.html

Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights
5030 Broadway, Suite 639, New York, NY, 10034 
Monday - Thursday from 8am - 5pm and Fridays from 8am - 1pm
(212) 781-0355
http://nmcir.org/

LatinoJustice PRLDEF
99 Hudson Street 14th Floor
New York, NY 10013-2815
P: 212.219.3360
800.328.2322
F: 212.431.4276
http://latinojustice.org/

Council on American Islamic Relations
46-01 20th Ave.
Queens, NY, 11105
(646) 665-7599
INFO@NY.CAIR.COM
http://www.cair-ny.org/

 

Additional city-wide advocacy and policy groups on immigration

New York Immigration Coalition
http://www.thenyic.org/

Make the Road New York
http://www.maketheroadny.org/

Chinese-American Planning Council
https://cpc-nyc.org/

Muslim Community Network
http://mcnny.org/

African Hope Committee, Inc.
https://www.afriquehope.org/

Central American Legal Services
http://www.centralamericanlegal.info/

Immigration Advocacy Services
http://www.immigrationadvocacy.com/

Legal Aid Society- Immigration Law Unit
http://www.legal-aid.org/en/ineedhelp/ineedhelp/civilproblem/immigrationlawunit.aspx

 

Additional resources

Community based organizations across the five boroughs: http://www.thenyic.org/legal-orgs
Low cost immigration service providers: http://www.thenyic.org/find-help
Available City services: http://www1.nyc.gov/site/immigrants/index.page

 

Immigration support from elected officials representing CCNY

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer

780 Third Avenue, Suite 2301
New York, NY 10017
Phone: (212) 486-4430
Fax: (202) 228-2838
TDD:(212) 486-7803
Cases are filed on behalf of constituents experiencing difficulty with the immigration agency and tracked for resolution. Please note this office is currently experiencing an unprecedented high volume of calls.

U.S Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

New York City Office
780 Third Avenue
Suite 2601
New York, New York 10017
Tel. (212) 688-6262
Fax (866) 824-6340
If the problem you need resolved involves a federal government agency, email:Casework@Gillibrand.Senate.Gov
Additional guidance: https://www.gillibrand.senate.gov/services/casework/

Congressmember Adriano Espaillat

Contact person: Cynthia Rodriguez
Cynthia.rodriguez@mail.house.gov
163 West 125th Street
Harlem State Office Building
​New York, NY 10027
Phone: 212-663-3900

Public Advocate Letitia James

Contact: Julissa Gonzalez
Director of Constituent Services
212-669-4892
gethelp@pubadvocate.nyc.gov
Constituent Help Desk Intake Form
Hotline: (212) 669-7250
Email: GetHelp@pubadvocate.nyc.gov
1 Centre Street, 15 Floor North.
New York, NY 10007
Walk-in Office Hours:  Monday-Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fax: (212) 669-4701

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer

431 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027
212-531-1609
Constituent services: Refer to community based organizations and assist in navigating government services.

Senator Marisol Alcantara

District Office
5030 Broadway Suite 701 & 702
New York, NY 10034
Phone: 212-544-0173
Take walk-ins and are open until 7pm on Wednesdays.

Councilmember Mark Levine

District Office
500 West 141st Street
New York, NY 10031
212-928-6814 phone
646-582-1408 fax
Call on Fridays for appointments.
CUNY Citizenship Now! Legal support for citizenship and green card renewal for District 7 constituents.
Referral services to immigrant services

Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez

District Office
618 W. 177th Street, Ground Floor
New York, NY 10033
917-521-2616 phone
917-521-1293 fax
CUNY Xpress provides support on Mondays and Tuesdays
Referrals are also made to immigration service providers.

Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs

Main line (212) 788-7654 provides callers with a wide range of information and referrals to resources including:

  • Immigration legal services
  • City services and other benefits

 

Statements on Immigration from elected officials

http://www.ontheissues.org/International/Charles_Schumer_Immigration.htm
https://www.gillibrand.senate.gov/newsroom/press/release/senator-gillibrand-statement-on-president-trumps-updated-executive-order-on-immigration
http://www1.nyc.gov/office-of-the-mayor/news/052-17/statement-mayor-bill-de-blasio-presidential-executive-order-refugees-and
https://comptroller.nyc.gov/services/for-the-public/immigrant-rights-and-services/
https://ag.ny.gov/press-release/ag-schneiderman-files-suit-against-president-trumps-unconstitutional-immigration