| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

University of Southern California Gould School of Law - Immigration Clinic

  • Location:
    699 Exposition Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • Phone:
    (213) 821-5987
  • Fax:
    (213) 821-5746
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

The Immigration Clinic at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law provides pro bono representation. We provide representation to people seeking asylum, withholding of removal and CAT protection. We represent clients at the Adelanto Detention Center and Musick Jail.  We occasionally also provide representation at other detention facilities, including Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center, Mesa Verde Detention Center, Cibola County Correctional Center. We focus on persons in ICE detention.  We assist LGBT asylum seekers. We also provide assistance with naturalization and with other remedies such as Us and VAWA petitions.

Counties served: Los Angeles, Orange
Detention Facilities Served: Adelanto Detention Center (CA), James A. Musick Jail (CA)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Asylum applications, Habeas Corpus, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings
Types of immigration legal services provided: Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Federal court appeals
Non-legal services: Referrals to other services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Initial phone screening required to determine eligibility.