Mixteco / Indigena Community Organizing Project (MICOP)
The Mixteco/Indígena Community Organizing Project (MICOP) unites indigenous leaders and allies to strengthen the Mixtec and indigenous immigrant community in Ventura and Santa Barbara Countiesy, estimated at close to 50,000 people. MICOP provides immigration legal services to Mixteco and other indigenous persons in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties in California.
||Santa Barbara, Ventura
|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, 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)
||Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Social services
||Detained individuals, Farm workers
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
|Nominal fee charged?
||office locations in Oxnard and Santa Maria