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Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles

  • Location:
    2533 W. 3rd St
    Suite 101
    Los Angeles, CA 90057
  • Phone:
    (213) 353-1333
  • Toll-free:
    1-888-624-4752
  • Fax:
    (213) 353-1344
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) is a California leader with national impact made of diverse immigrant families and individuals who act as agents of social change to achieve a world with freedom of mobility, full human rights, and true participatory democracy. We seek to achieve a just society fully inclusive of immigrants. We organize and serve individuals, institutions and coalitions to build power, transform public opinion, and change policies to achieve full human, civil and labor rights. Guided by the power, love, and vision of our community, CHIRLA embraces and drives progressive social change.

Counties served: Los Angeles
Detention Facilities Served: Adelanto Detention Center (CA), James A. Musick Jail (CA), Theo Lacy Facility (CA)

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, 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, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
Other areas of legal assistance: Employment
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Citizenship / Civics classes, Housing referrals, Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other 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, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Can also serve Unaccompanied Minors and Refugees from Central America and provide services for DHS FOIA requests and Advance Parole. This organization can accept clients statewide.