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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: askus@artistsfromabroad.org
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: LorelieL@camba.org
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:
Sixty-Six Canal Center Plaza
Suite 600
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Telephone: (703) 549-1390
Email: info@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: info@cianainc.org
Website: http://www.cianainc.org/index.php 


CUNY Citizenship and Immigration Project
Provides free immigration law services at nine centers located throughout New York City and at Citizenship Now! events throughout the city.
Mailing Address:
Centers are located in all boroughs.Check website for details.

Telephone: 646-344-7245
Website: http://www.cuny.edu/about/resources/citizenship.html


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, and the free Con Edison IAP Newsletter, as well as additional online Resources for Immigrant Artists.
Telephone: (212) 366-6900 x249


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: 
Website: http://www.nyc.gov/html/imm/html/home/home.shtml


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
Website: http://www.queensmuseum.org/new-new-yorkers
Call Guido Garaycochea, New New Yorkers Program Manager, 718.592.9700 x135, ggaraycochea@queensmuseum.org

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