New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP)

Provides free, high-quality legal representation to every low-income immigrant facing deportation in the City of New York, as well as to detained New Yorkers facing deportation in the nearby immigration courts in New Jersey. The project first piloted in 2013 and was granted full funding in 2014.
Link to organization

Primary geographic focus: New York
Organization type(s): Provider
Acronym or short name: NYIFUP


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