Off-Campus Resources

Legal Aid Society of San Diego
(Click on "What We Do." Click on "Safety and Stability." Click on "Immigration.")

  • Southeast San Diego Office, 110 S. Euclid Avenue, San Diego, CA 92114
  • Midtown Office, 1764 San Diego Avenue, Suite 200, aSan Diego, CA 92110
  • North County Office, 216 S. Tremont Street, Oceanside, CA 92054

Telephone: 1-877-534-2524
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Walk-ins welcome.
Services: Family-based immigration issues, including naturalization and citizenship, Removal defense (Immigration Court), AVAWA, AU and T Visas, Green Card Renewal, Waivers, No affirmative asylum claims. No DACA, DAPA, or employment-based issues. Safety-planning presentations to groups, such as university organizations. (Contact Senior Attorney, Miko Tokuhama-Olsen)

Client eligibility: Based on financial need and residency in San Diego County.

Casa Cornelia Law Center
Location: 2760 Fifth Avenue, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92103-6325
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Telephone: (619) 231-7788
Fax: (619) 231-7784
Representation of unaccompanied minors, asylum seekers, and victims of crime.
Information sessions on discrete topics, like DACA.
Client eligibility: Application process based on financial need.

Immigration Justice Project (IJP) of San Diego
Telephone: (619) 255-8810, for Grety Moreira, Administrative Assistant
(619) 255-8817, for Karla Rodriguez, Paralegal
Fax: (619) 568-3674
Legal orientation program for individuals receiving a notice to appear for proceedings at the San Diego Immigration Court.
Counseling services for individuals detained at the San Diego Immigration Detention Center in Otay Mesa.
Referrals to pro bono immigration law attorneys.
Know Your Rights presentations. To schedule a presentation call Staff Attorney Edith Polanco at 255-8823.
Client eligibility: Based on financial need.

Catholic Charities Diocese of San Diego
Website: Click on "Programs." Click on "Immigrant Services."
Locations/Telephone Nos.
San Diego
4575 B Mission Gorge Place San Diego, CA 92120
(619) 287-1270
South Bay
293 H Street
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 498-0722
North County
5 Parish Locations
Carlsbad, Escondido, Oceanside, San Marcos & Vista
(760) 631-5890
Assistance with the following immigration applications: adjustment of status, family visa petitions, DACA, citizenship and naturalization, employment authorization, travel documents, T and U visas, affidavits of support, legal permanent resident card renewal, fee waivers, domestic violence cases, family unity, and consular processing.
Presentations on immigration law topics. To schedule a presentation or a group information session, call (619) 287-1270.

Jewish Family Service
Website: Click on "Programs by Name." Click on "Immigration Program."
Location: 8788 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA 92123
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Telephone: (858) 637-3245
Services: adjustment of status–green cards (family-based, refugees, asylees, replacement green cards), and family reunification (petitioning for a relative to come to the U.S. or to stay in the U.S.) administrative relief–DACA, DAPA assistance with applications for citizenship and naturalization; travel documents, work authorization, and fee waivers.

International Rescue Committee (San Diego Office)
Location: 5348 University Ave. Suite 205A, San Diego, CA 92105
Telephone: 619-641-7510, ext. 250
Fax: 619-641-7520
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Drop in or call for appointment)
Services: Assistance completing and submitting the following forms: adjustment of status, consular processing, DACA, unlawful presence waivers, employment authorization, travel documents, document replacement, family-based petitions, naturalization/citizenship, VAWA petitions, and fee waivers.

San Diego Immigrant Rights Consortium

Clearing house websites, providing information about San Diego attorneys and law
firms specializing in immigration law:

Avvo: Enter San Diego, CA immigration attorneys.

FindLaw: Enter immigration and naturalization law, San Diego, CA.

Justia: Under Legal Practice Areas, click on Immigration. Under Immigration

Resources, click on Lawyers & Attorneys. Click on California. Click on San Diego.

Yellow Pages: Enter immigration lawyers near San Diego, CA.

Yelp: Under Find, enter immigration law. Under Near, enter San Diego, CA.

Contact Information

National Dialogue on Immigration
Maher Hall 253
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: Have questions? Contact the Center for Inclusion and Diversity at (619) 260-7455