What We Do

CJP provides free legal representation for low income people when particular legal problems occur

 

EMPLOYMENT if you do not receive minimum wage or overtime or you are treated unfairly in the workplace

 

LEAD CONTAMINATION if you believe that water or paint on the walls in your home may be contaminated with lead and it is affecting your children’s health 

 

HOUSING if repairs to your mobile home or apartment are not made, incorrect rent has been demanded or eviction has been threatened

 

LANGUAGE ACCESS if an agency or government office is not providing needed translation into your native language

 

DISCRIMINATION if you feel you have been discriminated against due to race, ethnicity, disability or other illegal reason

PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT

 

CONSUMER RIGHTS

 

CIVIL RIGHTS

 

IMMIGRATION we provide direct legal services in the following areas in our Reading office:   

 

• Citizenship services

 

• Renewal of work permits

 

• U-visa:  U-visas are temporary visas available to victims of crimes and their immediate family members, who have been abused and are willing to assist law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of the crime.

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• T-visa:  T-visas are temporary visas available to victims of trafficking who are willing to assist law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of trafficking.

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• VAWA: VAWA visas are permanent visas available to non-citizens who were abused by their spouse, child, or parent, if the abuser is a U.S. citizen or, in some cases, a Green-card resident.

 

• General immigration guidance and referrals

 

If you believe that someone or some company has acted or may have acted unfairly or illegally toward you, you can speak with CJP about it.

We have offices in:

Harrisburg, Reading, Pittsburgh, Hazleton and Scranton

 

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