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UURISE - Unitarian Universalist Refugee and Immigrant Services and Education, Inc.

  • Location:
    1600 Buena Vista Dr
    Vista, CA 92081
  • Phone:
    (760) 477-7537
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

UURISE - Unitarian Universalist Refugee and Immigrant Services and Education, Inc. provides affordable, trustworthy legal immigration counseling, representation, and resettlement services to marginalized immigrants and refugees, and provides educational advocacy to the larger community.

Counties served: Orange, Riverside, San Diego

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, Family-based petitions, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, 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: 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: 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), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services
Populations served: 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: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes