| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

International Institute of the Bay Area (Oakland Office)

  • Location:
    405 14th St
    Suite 500
    Oakland, CA 94612
  • Phone:
    (510) 451-2846
  • Fax:
    (510) 465-3392
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

The International Institute of the Bay Area, founded in 1918 with offices in 4 counties within the San Francisco Bay Area, helps families that have been separated to reunify through family visa petitions, gain citizenship, and access a variety of other services.

Counties served: Sonoma

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation before the Immigration Court
Non-legal services: Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services
Populations served: 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
Languages spoken: Cantonese Chinese, English, French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes