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Related Links

Language Access and Court Interpreters
The NYS Unified Court System Office of Language Access website has contains resources for courts, litigants and attorneys regarding procedures for accessing interpreter services, as well as materials in multiple languages. It also contains policies and procedures governing interpreters and information about becoming interpreters.

Office For Justice Initiatives:
Hon. Edwina Mendelson, Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for Justice Initiatives, oversees the Access to Justice, Raise the Age (juvenile delinquency), Court Improvement and other programs in the NYS Unified Court System.

Additional Resources

Regional Immigration Assistance Centers:
The Regional Immigration Assistance Centers offer legal assistance, training and support to attorneys providing mandated representation in both criminal and family court proceedings pursuant to New York County Law 18-B.

Fund for Modern Courts:
This site provides a series of on-line legal reference guides on a number of specific areas where family court matters and federal immigration laws, policy, and enforcement, intersect.

American Bar Association Commission on Immigration:
The ABA Commission on Immigration the ABA’s efforts to ensure fair treatment and full due process rights for immigrants, asylum-seekers, and refugees within the United States, and provides reports and resources regarding immigrant children and families.

National Center for State Courts Resource Guide:
This resource guide provides a listing of numerous resources for assisting state courts regarding immigration issues, including a link to the Immigration Legal Resource Center’s Immigration Benchbook for Juvenile and Family Court Judges.

Immigrant Defense Project:
This site provides, among other things, useful charts, advisories, and reports regarding immigration issues that affect New Yorkers.