ActionNYC provides: Free, comprehensive and confidential legal screenings to determine eligibility for immigration benefits. Free, safe, immigration legal help from an experienced attorney or accredited representative for a range of cases, including:
*Green Card applications and renewals
*Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
*Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and more!
ActionNYC is located in select community-based organizations, schools and healthcare facilities throughout the five boroughs.
To make an appointment, call 1-800-354-0365 between 9am-6pm, Monday-Friday or call 311 and say “ActionNYC.”
For more information and for a list of ActionNYC partners, go to: http://www.nyc.gov/actionnyc.
*this information was provided for me by social workers I work with at Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen in NYC and who wanted the public in NYC to know of this program. This information is taken directly from their pamphlet through the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs.
*Disclaimer: I have not used this program so I have no opinion either yes or no to how it works but please call the above number or use the website for more information.
I am a free-lance writer and Blogger. I am the author of the book "Firehouse 101" (IUniverse.com 2005) part of trilogy of books centered in New York City. My next book "Love Triangles" is finished being edited and should be ready for release in the Fall. My latest book, "Dinner at Midnight", a thriller is on its last chapter. My long awaited book explains the loss of the 2004 Yankee game to Boston.
I work as a Consultant, Adjunct College Professor, Volunteer Fireman and Ambulance member and Blogger. I have a blog site for caregivers called 'bergencountycaregiver', a step by step survival guide to all you wonderful folks taking care of your loved ones, a walking project to walk every block, both sides, of the island of Manhattan "MywalkinManhattan" and discuss what I see and find on the streets of New York and three sites to accompany it. One is an arts site called "Visiting a Museum", where I showcase small museums, historical sites and parks that are off the beaten track both in Manhattan and outside the city to cross reference with "MywalkinManhattan" blog site. Another is "DiningonaShoeStringNYC", featuring small restaurants I have found on my travels in this project, that offer wonderful meals for $10.00 and under. So be on the lookout for updates on all three sites and enjoy 'MywalkinManhattan'. The third is my latest site, "LittleShoponMainStreet", which showcases all the unique and independent shops that I have found on my travels throughout and around Manhattan.
I have started two new blog sites for the fire department, one "EngineOneHasbrouck HeightsFireDepartmentnj" for the Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department to discuss what our Engine Company is doing and the other is "BergenCountyFireman'sHomeAssociation" for the Bergen County Fireman's Association, which fire fighters from Bergen County, NJ, go to the Fireman's Home in Boonton, NJ to bring entertainment and cheer to our fellow brother fire fighters quarterly.
This service is more for NYC residents as opposed to New Jersey residents. I thought it was a good program and the social workers wanted to get the word out to all residents in the Metropolitan area.
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