New York State New Americans Hotline
If you or someone you know is in need of free legal assistance, call the hotline at 1-800-566-7636. All call information is confidential. Assistance is available in 200+ languages.
Protecting People of All Backgrounds
Enhanced legal services will be provided to immigrants targeted by ICE and the federal government's anti-immigrant policies.
In response to the discriminatory federal travel ban upheld by the Supreme Court, NY will offer free legal services to individuals currently detained on immigration charges at airports.
We will ensure New York remains a beacon of hope and opportunity and will work to protect the rights of those seeking refuge in our state.
Governor Cuomo launches a hotline to report relatives or friends believed to be passengers on flights coming into NY, but are believed to be detained.
Governor Cuomo creates a State Police unit to investigate reports of hate crimes, an expansion of NY's human rights law and a legal defense fund for immigrants.
We support the success of immigrants in New York. Immigrants are at the heart of our state's rich civic and social diversity. Hate crimes and discrimination will not be tolerated.