Immigration attorneys are available to help immigrants across state

Governor Cuomo has announced that 19 full-time attorneys, working in conjunction with Office for New Americans Opportunity Centers, have been selected to provide free legal services to immigrants in every region of New York State.The New York State Office for New Americans, founded six years ago, is the nation's first statutorily created immigrant services office. ONA has Opportunity Centers across the State that are hosted in community-based organizations that deliver a host of services and support, including legal services, to New York's new American communities. These sites are the focal point for communities to embrace immigrants by providing them with the tools necessary to thrive and contribute to our state.In 2017, Governor Cuomo launched the Liberty Defense Project – the first-in-the-nation, state-led public-private project – to assist immigrants regardless of status in obtaining access to legal services. The project is administered by ONA…

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