immigration Archives

  • Legal Hand Crown Heights has finally joined the Facebook wave! Follow our page here for updates on volunteers and community events, and to ask us any questions! Legal Hand is a nonprofit organization that trains community volunteers to provide free legal information, assistance, and referrals. In return, the volunteers can help community members with issues […]

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  • All New York City residents over the age of 14, regardless of immigration status, are eligible to apply for a new state-issued identification card. The card is an acceptable form of identification for police interaction as well as gaining access to city buildings and services. With the card comes free membership at several arts and […]

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  • This spring, the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center is offering FREE ASSISTANCE to eligible individuals to complete the U.S. citizenship application.  If you are eligible to apply for citizenship, you will be scheduled to meet with a trained volunteer to fill out the N-400 form and receive information about the additional requirements to complete your […]

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  • This Saturday, Mediation Center staff will be tabling about our programs and resources at Bethany United Methodist Church’s Information Fair. Do you need help with public assistance, counseling, health care, education, or financial matters? Come on by 1208 St. John’s Place tomorrow, Saturday April 18th from 11:00am-2:00pm to say hello and get some information. Also, […]

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  • A few weeks ago, a woman came into our office for help with resources and saw that immigration clinic was happening. She popped her head in the back as saw Yvonne Huaringa from The Legal Aid Society helping clients. She was delighted and told us that Yvonne was the same woman who helped her get […]

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  • In celebration of Immigrant Heritage Week, The CUNY Citizenship and Immigration Project is presenting Citizenship Now! a Five-Borough Citizenship Application Assistance Day. This event will take place on Saturday, April 18, 2009 from 11:00am-3:00pm. The event will provide free legal assistance to help lawful permanent residents apply for naturalization. Five simultaneous events will be held […]

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  • Do you need help with Citizenship papers, green card applications, green card replacement/student visas? Do you have questions about permanent residency, deportation, asylum, relative petition and more? Sign up for one of the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center’s upcoming Immigration Clinics! January 14th 2009February 11th 2009March 11th 2009April 8th 2009May 13th 2009June 10th 2009 Legal […]

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