| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Jewish Family Service of San Diego

  • Location:
    8788 Balboa Avenue
    San Diego, CA 92123
  • Phone:
    (858) 637-3365
  • Fax:
    (858) 637-3031
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Our Immigration Services Department offers low-cost immigration services to all members of the community. Our team includes immigration attorneys and Department of Justice accredited representatives dedicated to educating and advocating on behalf of immigrants and refugees. Together, we can help you with filing forms, applications, and petitions related to your legal and work status, as well as that of your family. We can also provide free and low-cost legal assistance to individuals and families in need of removal defense.

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

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, 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)
Non-legal services: Citizenship / Civics classes, Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, Russian, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Our Prins Asylum Program is a pro bono service if you qualify for the program.
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