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Casa Cornelia Law Center

  • Location:
    2760 5th Ave
    Suite 200
    San Diego, CA 92103
  • Phone:
    (619) 231-7788
  • Toll-free:
    1-855-271-2272
  • Fax:
    (619) 231-7784
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

Casa Cornelia Law Center is a public interest law firm providing quality pro bono legal services to victims of human and civil rights violations, with a commitment to the indigent, within the immigrant community in Southern California. Casa Cornelia strives to educate others regarding the impact of immigration law and policy on society and the public good.

Counties served: Imperial, San Diego
Detention Facilities Served: Otay Mesa Correctional Facility (CA)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Asylum applications, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), 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, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Federal court appeals
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Department of Justice (DOJ)/Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded services for trafficking victims, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Office Of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)-funded services for trafficking victims, Referrals to other services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Urdu
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No

Volunteering

Volunteer Coordinator
Katherine Paculba
(619) 231-7788 Ext. 304