IMPORTA Centro de Inmigración
IMPORTA serves Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo Counties from offices in the cities of Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, and Lompoc. IMPORTA is a non-profit recognized by the Department of Justice, with accredited representatives who can represent clients in their petitions and applications to the USCIS. IMPORTA does not charge for its legal immigration services.
||San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura
|Detention Facilities Served:
||Adelanto Detention Center (CA)
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), 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)
|Other areas of legal assistance:
||Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
|Nominal fee charged?
||Most services are covered by a OneCalifornia grant. At this time, all immigration legal services are provided without charge.
||IMPORTA welcomes volunteers from all areas of Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties and from southern San Luis Obispo County.