Brooklyn Defender Services

A public defender organization that represents nearly 40,000 people each year who are too poor to afford an attorney.
Link to organization

Primary geographic focus: New York
Organization type(s): Provider


News Story

A New York courtroom gave every detained immigrant a lawyer. The results were staggering.

Dara Lind
November 9, 2017
And now, a dozen more cities are getting on board.

News Story

Nation’s 1st Public Defender System for Immigrants Facing Deportation Shows Results

John Paul Brammer
NBC News
November 14, 2017
The New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP) is an ongoing effort to guarantee legal representation for detained low-income immigrants.

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