International Institute of the Bay Area (Redwood City Office)
The International Institute of the Bay Area provides high quality immigration legal services, education, and civic engagement opportunities to immigrants, refugees, and their families as they join and contribute to the community. Legal services include family visa petitions, helping legal permanent residents gain citizenship, VAWA, U Visas for immigrant victims of domestic violence and other violent crimes, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Temporary Protected Status, and other services.
||San Mateo, Santa Clara
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
|Types of immigration legal services provided:
||Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
||Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Citizenship / Civics classes, ESL, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services
||Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
|Nominal fee charged?
||Drop-in Consultations are offered on a first come, first served basis every Monday (except holidays) from 9:00 am to 11:45 am (registration begins at 8:00 am) and from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (registration begins at 11:45 am).