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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: Response to January 2018 Court Action

  • If you previously received DACA and your DACA expired on or after Sept. 5, 2016, you may still file your DACA request as a renewal request.

  • USCIS is not accepting requests from individuals who have never before been granted deferred action under DACA.

  • USCIS still will NO longer approve ADVANCE PAROLE requests associated with DACA.

The New Americans Center (NAC) provides free immigration legal services to Kingsborough Community College and the surrounding Brooklyn communities.
The Center has an on-site attorney, paralegal and legal assistants with training and expertise in immigration law.  The staff provides legal information and guidance and assists with the filing of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival, Citizenship, and Change of Status applications.  Individual legal consultations can be scheduled to determine eligibility for immigration benefits and to provide guidance and referrals for more complex immigration matters. 
The Center offers the following legal services:

  • Legal Screening of Eligibility for Immigration Benefits
  • Citizenship Applications and Fee Waivers Where Eligible
  • Adjustment of Status, Change of Status and Green
     Renewals  Temporary Protected Status Renewals (TPS)
  • Family Petitions
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA)*
General legal advice and referrals for asylum, deportation, battered spouse, and waivers. To speak with a New Americans Center representative call the Center at (718) 368-5600, stop by V101 to make an appointment​, OR fill out the online form and one of our representatives will contact you to schedule an appointment.

Rosalie A. Fayad-Pichardo
Director of Enrollment Services
Erick Myssura, Esq
Managing Attorney
Nyozi Fraser
Legal Coordinator/Paralegal
Keisha Johnson
Associate Director of the New Americans Center
Juliana Edwards
Paralegal/College Assistant

Immigration Info SessionsOn November 15, 2017, Kingsborough's New American Center hosted an Immigration Informational.  Among those who attended were students, staff, and faculty. Our guest speakers included, Ms Carmen Maria Rey, Deputy Director of the Immigration Intervention Project at Sanctuary for Families, Ms. Lena Tsodikovich, a Neighborhood Organizer at the NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs, and Mr Anthony Andrews, the Government Relations Officer at Kingsborough Community College. 
Click to watch Immigration Informational videos.

NEW: Haitian TPS

NEW: DACA renewals funding

NEW: Filing Fee Assistance Resources for DACA Students

NEW: September 5, 2017 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals 2017 Overview

NEW: Employment Authorization Document (EAD) Validity Extended for TPS El Salvador Beneficiaries

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