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Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto

  • Location:
    1861 Bay Road
    East Palo Alto, CA 94303
  • Phone:
    (650) 326-6440
  • Fax:
    (866) 688-5204
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto (CLSEPA) provides direct representation to individual clients in a variety of affirmative and defensive applications for immigration relief.  CLSEPA also does extensive community outreach, including presentations and group processing workshops.

Counties served: San Mateo, Santa Clara
Detention Facilities Served: Contra Costa County Jail (CA), Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center (CA), Sacramento County Jail (CA), Yuba County Detention Center (CA)

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, 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), Federal court appeals
Other areas of legal assistance: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Employment, Housing
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, 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, Spanish, French, Afghan Farsi
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes

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
  • unite here!
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  • united we dream
  • women for common sense immigration reform
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