Immigrant Advocates Response Collaborative

The Immigrant Advocates Response Collaborative (Immigrant ARC) is made up of nearly sixty nonprofit organizations providing or supporting legal services to New York’s immigrant communities.

The goals of Immigrant ARC are to pool legal knowledge, resources, and expertise to ensure that immigration attorneys throughout New York State are ready to defend our communities.

Working Groups

The collaborative is divided into five working groups and meets bi-monthly to engage in:

  1. Communication and information sharing;
  2. Rapid response coordination;
  3. Volunteer centralizing;
  4. Doomsday preparedness; and
  5. Legal training

Steering Committee

The collaborative is led by a Steering Committee comprised of:

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Catholic Charities Community Services
  • Immigrant Defense Project
  • The Legal Aid Society
  • My Sister’s Place
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Association of Pro Bono Counsel
  • Central American Refugee Center
  • Immigrant Justice Corps
  • Legal Services - NYC
  • New York Immigration Coalition
  • Sanctuary for Families
  • University of Buffalo School of Law - Immigrant Clinic

Need legal assistance?

Call the NYS Immigration Hotline at 1-800-566-7636 or view our directory of service providers here