| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

National Center for Lesbian Rights - Immigration Project

  • Location:
    870 Market St.
    Suite 370
    San Francisco, CA 94102
  • Phone:
    (415) 392-6257
  • Toll-free:
  • Fax:
    (415) 392-8442
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:

The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) Immigration Project provides free legal assistance to thousands of LGBT immigrants nationwide through a variety of programs.

State served: California

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Habeas Corpus, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Health, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Life Planning, Prisoners, Public Benefits, Taxes
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Detained individuals, 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
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Most services are available primarily for asylum seekers, with some DACA and U-visa applicants as well. Services focus on LGBT population. This organization serves clients nationwide.