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East Bay Sanctuary Covenant

  • Location:
    2362 Bancroft Way
    (In the basement)
    Berkeley, CA 94704
  • Phone:
    (510) 540-5296
  • Fax:
    (510) 540-5907
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

East Bay Sanctuary Covenant (EBSC) provides support, advocacy, and protection for immigrants through two programs: the Refugee Rights Program and the Community Development and Education Program.

Counties served: Alameda, Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Naturalization/Citizenship, 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)
Other areas of legal assistance: Community Development, Education
Non-legal services: Citizenship / Civics classes, Employment services, ESL, Health services, Housing referrals, Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Psychological or psychiatric services, 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: English, French, Hindi, Japanese, Portuguese, Punjabi, Spanish, Urdu, Mayan Mam
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Can provide services in indigenous languages from Central and South America.

ciri partners

  • asian americans advancing justice
  • american immigration council
  • afl cio
  • american immigration council
  • american immigration lawyers association
  • the center for popular democracy
  • catholic immigration network
  • center for migration studies
  • fair immigration reform movement
  • farmworker justice
  • immigration advocates network
  • immigration legal resource center
  • naleo educational fund
  • national alliance of latin american and caribbean communities
  • national council of la raza
  • national day laborer organizing network
  • national immigrant justice center
  • national immigration law center
  • national immigration project
  • picon national network
  • picon national network
  • ufw foundation
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  • women for common sense immigration reform
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