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Casa Esperanza

  • Location:
    213 West Union Ave
    Bound Brook, NJ 08805
  • Phone:
    (732) 748-1111
  • Fax:
    (732) 748-1121
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website, Facebook
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

Casa Esperanza is an immigrant rights support network/nonprofit community service organization that specializes in providing low-cost legal services (& pro bono when necessary) to low-income immigrants & uses the proceeds to organize, educate, advise, and advocate for the immigrant community in central New Jersey.

State served: New Jersey
Detention Facilities Served: Bergen County Jail (NJ), Elizabeth Contract Detention Facility (NJ), Essex County Correctional Facility (NJ), Hudson County Correctional Facility (NJ), Keogh-Dwyer Correctional Facility (NJ)

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Habeas Corpus, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Federal court appeals
Other areas of legal assistance: Arts, Civil Rights, Community Development, Family & Juvenile, Prisoners, Taxes
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Psychological or psychiatric services, Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, Signers for the deaf: ASL, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Pro bono representation is provided for the most compelling cases at the discretion of the Executive Director.

ciri partners

  • asian americans advancing justice
  • american immigration council
  • afl cio
  • american immigration council
  • american immigration lawyers association
  • the center for popular democracy
  • catholic immigration network
  • center for migration studies
  • fair immigration reform movement
  • farmworker justice
  • immigration advocates network
  • immigration legal resource center
  • naleo educational fund
  • national alliance of latin american and caribbean communities
  • national council of la raza
  • national day laborer organizing network
  • national immigrant justice center
  • national immigration law center
  • national immigration project
  • picon national network
  • picon national network
  • ufw foundation
  • unite here!
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  • united we dream
  • women for common sense immigration reform
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