Saturday, September 3, 2022

Local Immigration Resources in Santa Clara Valley


U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated Form I-485. Use this application to register for permanent residence or adjust your status. The update includes the form instructions.  Lean more at How Do I apply for a Green Card

DOJ: List of Pro Bono Legal Service Providers (all states)

The full List is divided into separate sections that correspond to the individual immigration courts around the country. Click the state, then check the pdf (organized by county) for the nearest DOJ-approved immigration legal service provider near you.


Asian Law Alliance

Asian Law Alliance, established in 1977, is a non-profit organization providing equal access to the justice system for Asian Pacific Islander and low-income populations in the Silicon Valley. We offer services in Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Korean and other languages as needed. 

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County

For legal consultations, please call our receptionist at (408) 468-0100 about our consultation procedure. Please be ready with your Full Name, Phone Number, and Email Address (if you have one). Consultation is $50.   

International Rescue Committee

The IRC provides opportunities for refugees, asylees, victims of human trafficking, survivors of torture, and other immigrants to thrive in America. 

Pars Equality Center 

PAR’s mission is to catalyze social, civic, and economic integration of immigrants from Persian-speaking and other underrepresented communities into American society. 

Services, Immigrant Rights and Education Network 

SIREN provides free legal consultations on Thursdays for general immigration questions and Free Removal Defense consultations on Fridays for low income immigrants and refugees.  All appointments and legal consultations are offered via phone or zoom and we are not currently offering in person appointments.  

MORE RESOURCES has a searchable database ESL classes and social service resources currently offered by Santa Clara County Adult Education, Community Colleges, Community and Faith Based Organizations, most of which are free.

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