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Artists from Abroad
Artists from Abroad provides arts-specific guidance on the immigration and taxation procedures needed to present international performing guest artists in the United States.
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.artistsfromabroad.org/


CAMBA help's people of low-income; those moving from welfare to work; people who are homeless, at risk of homelessness or transitioning out of homelessness; individuals living with or at risk of HIV/AIDS; immigrants and refugees; children and young adults; entrepreneurs and other groups working to become self sufficient. The majority of CAMBA’s clients live, work, and/or attend school in Brooklyn.
Mailing Address:
1720 Church Avenue 2nd Fl
Brooklyn, NY
Telephone: 718-287-2600
TDD/TTY number: 1-800-662-1220
[email protected]
Website: http://www.camba.org/

Catholic Charities USA
The mission of Catholic Charities USA is to exercise leadership in assisting its membership, particularly the diocesan Catholic Charities agencies and supporting group members, in their mission of service, advocacy, and convening.
Mailing Address:
2050 Ballenger Ave, Suite 400
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: (703) 549-1390
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://catholiccharitiesusa.org/  

Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans
The Center Offers immigrant integration services
including newcomer orientation, financial education, and employment and legal services–designed specifically for immigrants and refugees from the "traditional" societies of the Greater Middle East and its neighboring countries in Africa and South Asia. 

Mailing Address:
31-09 Newtown Ave Suite 411
Astoria, NY 11102
Telephone: (718) 545-4040
Email: [email protected]


CUNY Citizenship Now!
Provides free, high quality, and confidential immigration law services to help individuals and families on their path to U.S. citizenship. Attorneys and paralegals offer one-on-one consultations to assess participants’ eligibility for legal benefits and assist them in applying when qualified.
Mailing Address:
Centers are located in all boroughs. Check website for details.

Telephone: 646-344-7245


Immigrant Artist Program (IAP)
NYFA's Immigrant Artist Project (IAP), builds and serves a community of artists with diverse backgrounds who share the experience of immigration. There are three main components of the program: Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artists, the free
 Immigrant Artist Program (IAP) Newsletter Sponsored by Con Edison, and the IAP Resource Directory.
Telephone: (212) 366-6900 x249
[email protected]


Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs
Building on its Charter mandate, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs promotes the well-being of immigrant communities by recommending policies and programs that facilitate successful integration of immigrant New Yorkers into the
civic, economic, and cultural life of the City.
Telephone: Dial NYC’s 311 number to contact by phone, or
212) 788-7654.
E-mail: For the appropriate contact form visit: 


New New Yorkers Program at Queens Museum of Art and Queens Library
In a partnership with the Queens Library, the New New Yorkers Program designs and implements educational classes to meet the needs of immigrant adult communities in Queens. The courses are taught, cost-free, in a variety of languages and emphasize the arts, technology, and English language acquisition.  Some subjects covered are: painting, book making, crafts, photography, video editing, performance, graphic design, web design, computer literacy, arts literacy, and English for Speakers of Other Languages.
Mailing Address:
New York City Building
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens, NY 11368
Call Guido Garaycochea, New New Yorkers Program Manager, 718.592.9700 x135, [email protected]

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