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Immigrant Defenders Law Center

  • Location:
    634 S Spring Street
    10th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90014
  • Phone:
    (213) 634-0999
  • Fax:
    (213) 634-0999
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

The Immigrant Defenders Law Center advances social justice for Southern California's most marginalized immigrant and refugee communities through legal services, community empowerment, and advocacy for adults and children in federal immigration custody and their families. The Immigrant Defenders Law Center's objective is to preserve families and communities by empowering individuals to know their rights in the immigration system, providing access to legal representation, and advocating for social change.

Counties served: Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, Ventura
Detention Facilities Served: Adelanto Detention Center (CA)

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Family-based petitions, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, U visas
Types of immigration legal services provided: 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)
Non-legal services: 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
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No

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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