Legal Services

New Jersey's Detention and Deportation Defense Initiative (DDDI)

  • 973-643-1924
    Call to request a telephonic consult
    (consults are scheduled every Tuesday between 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
  • 732-902-0460
    Residents of Monmouth and Ocean Counties
    (call on Tuesdays between 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
  • 973-474-9861
    Detention-related calls(Call on Tuesdays/Thursdays between 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm)

New Jersey's Legal Representation for Children and Youth Program

The Office of New Americans works in partnership with Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) to provide free legal counsel and social services coordination to migrant children and youth arriving to New Jersey as unaccompanied minors seeking refuge. The New Jersey Consortium for Immigrant Children is responsible for responding to client inquiries and connecting potential clients with attorneys and social workers. Individuals seeking immigration legal assistance for an unaccompanied child or youth under age 21 can call 201-305-9217 or email for an eligibility assessment.