The path to legal relief is often a complicated one.
Depending on the selected strategy – cases can take 18 to 24 months to complete. We’ve gathered
the most useful information and tools an attorney might need to advocate successfully on a
Please note that these are general legal resources and do not constitute legal advice.
If you are an immigrant, a refugee, and/or you are in need of help, click here
Si eres un inmigrante, refugiado y/o necesitas ayuda, haz clic aqui
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Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)
Safe Passage Project's Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Manual is a step-by-step guide for
representation of SIJS-eligible clients.
Are your clients eligible for asylum? We’ve got the guide you need.
T non-immigrant status, also known as the “T visa”, is a form of immigration relief available for
victims of human trafficking.
U non-immigrant status, also known as the “U visa”, is reserved for victims of certain qualifying crimes
who have assisted law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of those crimes, or who are
likely to be helpful in the investigation or prosecution of the crime.
Immigration Court Resources
How to get the information you need from the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR).
Educational Rights of Minors in New York State
Click here to find a list of resources regarding a minor’s right to education in New York State.
What to do in an immigration raid
Quick guide on knowing what to do and what not to do in an immigration raid. Contact Safe Passage if you have any questions. We are here to help.
New York Immigration Coalition’s Community Toolkit
List of resources explaining the rights of non-citizens when it comes to ICE, working with attorneys, access to education and health care, and more.
UNHCR Report: Children on the Run
Migrant Rights and Justice by the Women's Refugee Commission
Administrative Appeals Office Practice Manual