Council on American-Islamic Relations, San Francisco Bay Area
CAIR-SFBA’s Immigrants’ Rights Department seeks to empower non-citizens by helping them achieve independence, security, and the opportunity to fully participate in American society. We are dedicated to providing high-quality, low-cost or pro bono services to individuals otherwise unable to obtain immigration legal assistance.
||Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Sonoma
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, 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
|Other areas of legal assistance:
||Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services
||Domestic Violence Victims, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories
||Arabic, English, Farsi, Hindi, Mandarin Chinese, Persian, Spanish, Urdu
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
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