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Stanford Law School - Immigrants' Rights Clinic

  • Location:
    559 Nathan Abbott Way
    Crown Quadrangle
    Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone:
    (650) 724-9068
  • Fax:
    (650) 723-4426
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:
    No

The Immigrants' Rights Clinic at Stanford Law School provides student representation to individual noncitizens in removal proceedings before the San Francisco immigration court, as well as representation to noncitizens before other administrative bodies and the federal courts, including the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. It also provides student representation in impact litigation and advocacy, on behalf of immigrant communities.

Counties served: Alameda, Contra Costa, Glenn, Monterey, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz
Detention Facilities Served: San Francisco Detention Facility (CA), San Jose Detention Facility (CA)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Habeas Corpus, NACARA, Removal hearings, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Filings with USCIS, Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Federal court appeals
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, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No