Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Response to January 2018 Preliminary Injuction - February 14, 2018, Update
Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia: Respuesta al Mandato Judicial Preliminar de Enero de 2018
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)On September 5, 2017, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, on behalf of the entire presidential administration, announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Below are resources and information on DACA.
California Coverage & Health Initiatives - Upcoming EventsThe California Endowment is Committing over $1 Million to Help Californians with DACA StatusThe money comes from their Fight for All Fund and will help support the effort to provide legal and financial assistance for DACA renewal applications, as well as an outreach and education campaign to make sure immigrants know where to turn for help. Below is a statement from The California Endowment's President and CEO Dr. Robert K. Ross."The California Endowment stands strong with Governor Brown and our legislative leadership in taking resolute steps to protect the rights of our immigrant brothers and sisters...Our Fight4All initiative aims to ensure the health and well-being of the communities left most vulnerable in the current climate - those whose health, safety and justice are being undermined and compromised at the highest of levels. We firmly believe that a system that excludes anyone hurts everyone, and we are committed to taking significant steps on behalf of ALL Californians."The California Endowment is doing the following:
- Committing $500,000 for DACA renewal application fees through the Mission Asset Fund to support immigrants in the Central Valley, Central Coast, Inland Empire and Orange County regions of California; the Endowment joins other funders such as the Weingart Foundation and The James Irvine Foundation, bringing the current total to $2.5 million. The Fund has received over 4,500 applications since being unveiled just last week.
- Providing a $750,000 loan guarantee to Self-Help Federal Credit Union that helps it to provide interest-free bridge loans to community organizations that need upfront resources to pay for DACA application fees.
For information about DACA in your local area, click here.
Upcoming Events & Information
Maywood Baptist Church
Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:00 am
Free Citizenship Workshops April 18th , 23rd and 27th
Salvadoran American Leadership Educational Fund (SALEF)
Immigration Legal Services
State Bar of Califonia
The State Bar has information in different languages that can help immigrants avoid fraud when looking for legal services. It's important to know your rights and how to protect yourself.
Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County
Public Charge Update
Immigration Resource Center of San Gabriel Valley
Free Immigration Legal Services
USC Housing Law Clinic
Monday - Friday - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Phone: (213) 743-2165
USC Housing Law Clinic
“Know Your Rights” Tenant Workshops
Feb. 28, 2019 - 5:00 pm
Mar. 28, 2019 - 5:00 pm
Consumer Alert: Beware of Immigration Scams
The Attorney General Xavier Becerra offers Californians tips to protect themselves from immigration scams.
Immigration Court Helpdesk
The Immigration Court Helpdesk (ICH) is a program offered by Esperanza to provide you with information on immigration proceedings and legal resources that may be available.
Free Legal Consultation Clinic
Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project is providing legal consultations every Friday and every 4th Wednesday of the month.
Bet Tzedek Kinship Care Project Flyer
Legal Resource for Youth
Media Release - Charges against Alleged Unlawful Immigration Consultant
Find out who to contact if you have been a victim of fraud.
Carecen Immigration Legal Services - Flyer
L.A. Justice Fund - List of Legal Organizations Flyer
The California Department of Social Services
The CA Department of Social Services funds qualified non-profits to provide free legal services for low-income individuals. Please click here for a list of organizations that provide DACA renewal assistance.
Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA)
Immigration Legal Assistance Project
Offers walk-in legal consultation services.
($20 consultation fee)
8:00 am - 12 noon and 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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