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Catholic Charities Diocese of San Diego Immigrant Services (Imperial County Office)

  • Location:
    250 West Orange Ave.
    El Centro, CA 92243
  • Phone:
    (760) 370-3914
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:
    No

Catholic Charities, Diocese of San Diego (CCDSD) provides low-cost immigration services to eligible persons that foster family reunification, empowerment, and social integration.

Counties served: Imperial, San Diego
Detention Facilities Served: El Centro SPC (CA), Imperial Regional Adult Detention Facility (CA), Otay Mesa Correctional Facility (CA), San Diego CDF (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, Habeas Corpus, 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: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court
Non-legal services: Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Office Of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)-funded services for trafficking victims, Referrals to other services, Social 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, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: Arabic, English, Farsi, French, Haitian Creole, Iraqi, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Vietnamese
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes

Volunteering

Volunteer Coordinator
Marco Lemus
(619)287-1270