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The Immigrant’s Journal Legal & Educational Fund (IJLEF), Inc., began its journey by assisting noncitizens to the United States with their citizenship applications (deportation inoculation), free immigration consultations and free seminars on immigration issues throughout New York City in 1996. Over the years, through necessity, the Journal, eventually introduced a membership program in 2007, where membership benefits have been greatly expanded upon. Continuing its commitment to the immigrant community, the Journal makes free immigration seminars at churches and other not-for profit organizations.

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Our Mission

The Immigrant's Journal Legal & Educational Fund, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization, founded in 1998, dedicated to the diverse immigrant groups that constitute the fabric of New York. Our purpose is to educate and empower the immigrant communities through the development and coordination of various plans of action on important issues that are crucial to educate the members of the community about the contributions that immigrants have made to the United States, economically and historically.

 It is our duty to inform members of the immigrant community about the changes in immigration law, the educational system, health issues, voting rights, financial opportunities, home purchasing and other basic information. To legally assist and direct members of the community facing immigration and other legal problems.