Documented has gathered all of the resources we can find to help immigrant New Yorkers. New links will be added and the following pages will be constantly updated. If you would like us to add information to this list or have questions, please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Funds for financial relief
- List of emergency aid money currently being distributed by different nonprofit organizations.
- We are not associated with these organizations.
- Excluded Workers Fund: How to apply
- The Excluded Workers Fund: What You Need to Know to Apply
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- Food resources delivered by New York City.
- Where you can easily find food in NYC and other parts of the State.
- List of organizations that provide general healthcare access for immigrant communities
- Guide to the Covid-19 Vaccine for immigrants in New York
- Mental Health Resources for Immigrants in New York
- List with information for Coronavirus healthcare for immigrant New Yorkers.
- Q&A on what to do if you have symptoms, who to call, and options for undocumented immigrants.
- How Undocumented Immigrants Can Receive HIV/AIDS Treatment In New York
Organization serving immigants
⚖️ Legal representation
- Guide on how to get free legal help for immigrants NY State.
- Guide on how ActionNYC works, a program that provides free legal services in New York City
- List of Pro-Bono Lawyers And Free Legal Immigration Services in New York
- DACA program eligibility and requirements. Link
- Guide on how the coronavirus has affected visas and other migration processes. Link
- Frequently asked questions from our users about coronavirus and migration processes. Link
- How to apply for a tourist visa extension (by filing a form I-539)
- What happens if I overstay a tourist visa
- What Recreational Marijuana Legalization Means for Immigrants in New York
- Review our guide with the steps on how to apply for unemployment insurance in NY. Link
- What To Do After A Year Since You Filed for Unemployment Benefits
- Undocumented: The five most frequently asked labor-related questions by our users, answered by experts. Link
- How to Apply for a Street Vendor Permit and License in New York City
Fake news and misinformation
- These are some of the most widely distributed fake news messages in the Latino community. Link
- Pay What You Can Schools, Education Affordable For Immigrants
- Validating Foreign Degrees and Qualifications in the US
- Mentorship Opportunities for Immigrant Youth in New York
- Contact information of organizations you can reach if you are a victim of domestic violence
Immigrants with disabilities
- Resources for Immigrants with Disabilities in New York
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- Public Charge Rule, explained
- Tax ID Number, What it is & how to get it
- IDNYC, How to apply
- REAL ID: Appointment Requirements, Cost, and How to Get One
Check out these resources that other organizations are maintaining.
- Tompkins County.
- White Plains.
- List for general help
- Long Island.
- List with free food delivery locations
- To get tested for COVID-19:
- Mid-town Kingston: 845-303-2730
- Town of Ulster: (845) 443-8888
- Migrant Advocacy Network has a support network that is delivering help on basic needs, including food. Link, phone: 888-726-7276
- Catholic Charities organizes legal clinics and self-help workshops at rotating locations in the Hudson Valley. Full / pro-bono representation is decided on a case-by-case basis and fees may be charged for needs. Call toll-free, 800-566-7636; Kingston, 845-340-9170, ext. 100; and Poughkeepsie, 845-452-1400, ext. 4259. For more information, visit the legal resource page
- Asesoría legal: ABB helpline: 1-833-633-3222 (en inglés)
- To get tested for COVID-19:
Aid at the national level
Read this list to find national level aid
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